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Lazarinis, Fotis – Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems, 2007
Purpose: Locating information on the internet is an important skill in the Information Society. Some recent studies showed that searching using non-English terms is a more demanding task than searching in English. Based on these observations, this paper aims to apply the Instructional System Design (ISD) methodology to analyse, design and…
Descriptors: Online Searching, Search Engines, Non English Speaking, Greek
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Kanellopoulos, Dimitris; Kotsiantis, Sotiris – Program: Electronic Library and Information Systems, 2012
Purpose: The aim of this work is to evaluate Greek newspaper websites using clustering and a number of criteria obtained from the Alexa search engine. Furthermore, a recommendation approach is proposed for matching Greek online newspapers with the profiles of potential readers. The paper presents the implementation and validation of a recommender…
Descriptors: Search Engines, Foreign Countries, Internet, Newspapers
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Garoufallou, Emmanouel; Balatsoukas, Panos; Siatri, Rania; Zafeiriou, Georgia; Asderi, S.; Ekizoglou; P. – Education for Information, 2008
The increased popularity of Google search engine in the daily routine in one's workplace and in the academic information seeking process is undeniable. "Googling" challenges the traditional skills of librarians as information providers and the role of library and information service provision in the digital era. This paper reports on the…
Descriptors: Search Engines, Information Seeking, Internet, Librarians
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Xerou, Eftychia; Papadima-Sophocleous, Salomi; Parmaxi, Antigoni – Research-publishing.net, 2016
This study presents the way Parmaxi and Zaphiris's (2015) social constructionist framework was used in order to teach and learn vocabulary in an Italian for Specific Academic Purposes (ISAP) tertiary course. The participants (beginner students) were guided to build in groups an artifact, i.e a specific academic vocabulary collection. To do so,…
Descriptors: Italian, Constructivism (Learning), Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning
International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2012
The IADIS CELDA 2012 Conference intention was to address the main issues concerned with evolving learning processes and supporting pedagogies and applications in the digital age. There had been advances in both cognitive psychology and computing that have affected the educational arena. The convergence of these two disciplines is increasing at a…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Persistence, Academic Support Services, Access to Computers