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Shamir, Adina – Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology, 2018
Despite young children's increasing access to electronic books (e-books) and the evidence indicating their effectiveness for promoting language and literacy, no study has yet explored the e-book's effect in this area among students with intellectual disability (ID). Motivated by this challenge, the current study sought to investigate the effect of…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Books, Vocabulary Development, Learning Disabilities
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Durant, David M.; Horava, Tony – portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2015
The e-book is raising fundamental questions around the dynamics and habits of reading; the role of books in the academic library; and the role of librarians in addressing new realities of reading and learning. Print and digital texts foster different styles of reading and different ways of thinking and doing research. This paper examines…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Reading, Reading Habits, Books
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Bahr, Alice Harrison – Library Trends, 1984
This report addresses issues concerning the electronic protection of library materials, i.e., effectiveness, cost, how they work, which is best. Discussion covers determination of need for electronic security, how current systems work, cost comparison for systems from three vendors (Checkpoint, Knogo, 3M), and future developments. Thirteen sources…
Descriptors: Alarm Systems, Comparative Analysis, Costs, Crime
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Ayite, Desire Mawuko Komla; Nyagorme, Paul – Journal of Educational Technology and Online Learning, 2020
The main aim of this study was to find out how emerging technologies influence academic achievement of students at the University of Cape Coast. The study employed ex post facto research design utilizing quantitative approach for data collection. Findings from the data analyzed showed that emerging technologies are available for use in the various…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Academic Achievement
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Ozturk, Gulsah; Hill, Susan – Early Child Development and Care, 2020
This study explored the quality of interactions in mother-child shared reading with a print book and with an electronic book on an i-Pad. The study involved a Turkish mother and her 5-year-old son who were observed at home when reading the printed book "Ay'i kim çaldi?" ("Who stole the moon?") and its exact digital match. The…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Electronic Publishing, Handheld Devices, Mothers
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Lim, Bibiana Chiu-Yiong; Liu, Llewellyn Wee-Ling; Choo, Chian-Hou – Asian Journal of University Education, 2020
Universities are trending towards electronic books (e-books) as instructional materials, displacing traditional printed books. The rapid acquisition of e-books has changed the way information is presented and one of the improvements is to make e-books interactive. However, there is an incomplete body of knowledge on how interactive e-books affect…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Academic Achievement, Textbooks, Interaction
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Shamir, Adina – Teachers College Record, 2017
The increasing range and number of electronic books (e-books) available in the children's book market has motivated educators and researchers to investigate how well these platforms can contribute to advancing emergent literacy. Such research has nonetheless been conducted on a much smaller scale in the area of self-regulated learning (SRL) with…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Electronic Learning, Emergent Literacy, Early Childhood Education
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Love, Matthew L.; Spies, Tracy G.; Morgan, Joseph J. – Intervention in School and Clinic, 2017
Secondary students identified as English language learners or with learning disabilities present diverse vocabulary and academic challenges related to their exceptional language needs. Limited academic vocabulary may hinder students in accessing academic content and serve as a barrier to achievement. The literature has documented the use of…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, English Language Learners, Learning Disabilities, Vocabulary
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De Diana, Italo P. F.; van der Heiden, G. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 1994
Discussion of electronic study books focuses on individual learning styles. Highlights include turning electronic books into electronic study books; the management of information; book users and product adaptation; learner characteristics and the learning environment; learner motivation; learning strategies; and a Style Initiating Module, used to…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Educational Environment, Information Management, Learning Strategies
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Daly, Robert F.; Viehland, Dennis W. – New Directions for Institutional Research, 1996
While the electronic fact book will not replace the paper variety used by colleges and universities to disseminate institutional information, there are a number of uses for the electronic format, which accommodates both quantity and currency of information. Considerations in producing an electronic fact book are discussed, and a seven-day process…
Descriptors: College Administration, Electronic Publishing, Higher Education, Information Dissemination
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Hoede, Cornelis – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 1994
Discusses knowledge graphs, a new form of knowledge representation, and their possible uses in electronic study books. Topics addressed include graph structures; semantics; and representing knowledge from books, including browsing, information marking, annotations, group-based learning, information sequencing, information distribution, and…
Descriptors: Abstracts, Copyrights, Graphs, Group Instruction
Khaneja, Gurvinder K.; Kaur, Amarjit – 2000
This paper on electronic fact books begins with a section that presents background on fact books, dating back to the publication of "Statistics of Land-Grant Colleges and Universities" by the U.S. Office of Education in 1867. The second section considers advantages of fact books as data resources and for decision making, planning, self…
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programming), Computer Uses in Education, Electronic Publishing, Higher Education
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Dawkins, April M.; Gavigan, Karen W. – School Library Research, 2019
When school librarians justify the purchase of electronic books (e-books) for their collections, they need to understand e-book usage patterns and whether or not e-books are meeting the recreational and informational needs of their students and teachers. Although a sizeable body of research is available examining the circulation and usage of…
Descriptors: Books, Electronic Publishing, Library Materials, School Libraries
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Franco, Jimmy; Provencher, Brian A. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2019
In recent years, researchers have worked diligently to identify more effective means of facilitating student learning. Some promising pedagogical techniques that have emerged include the flipped-class model and test-enhanced learning. These pedagogical strategies have been incorporated into a multitouch book. A multitouch book is a dynamic…
Descriptors: Organic Chemistry, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology
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Marquardson, Jim; Schuetzler, Ryan M. – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2019
Learning by teaching is a pedagogical technique that encourages mastery of a topic by having students teach each other. Student presentations, group discussions, and face-to-face teaching are frequently used to have students teach their peers. In this paper, we describe the use of a novel assignment to implement learning by teaching. In a course…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Assignments, Tutorial Programs, Open Educational Resources
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