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Bukhari, Sarah; Hamid, Suraya; Ravana, Sri Devi; Ijab, Mohamad Taha – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: The understanding of the information-seeking behaviour of international students using social media is limited. Therefore, the purpose of this research is to model the information-seeking behaviour of international students when they use social media to find information. Method: A mixed method approach was employed to collect data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Seeking, Foreign Students, Social Media
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Rolfe, Vivien – Open Praxis, 2016
For those receiving funding from the UK HEFCE-funded Open Educational Resource Programme (2009-2012), the sustainability of project outputs was one of a number of essential goals. Our approach for the hosting and distribution of health and life science open educational resources (OER) was based on the utilisation of the WordPress.org blogging…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Resource Units, Computer Uses in Education, Shared Resources and Services
Teck-Chai, Lau; Kim-Hong, Yeoh; Ching-Ching, Choong – Online Submission, 2010
This study reports the usage of three commercial Internet search engines in information seeking among trainee teachers at a teacher training institute in Malaysia. It attempts to investigate the information seeking behavior of the trainees via three Internet search engines (Google, Yahoo and MSN) as gateways to information for research in academic…
Descriptors: Search Engines, Information Seeking, Foreign Countries, Internet
Phalachandra, B.; Abeywardena, Ishan – Commonwealth of Learning, 2016
This study was conducted as part of the OER for Skills Development project of COL, supported by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. The objective of the study was to collect baseline data from Commonwealth institutions with respect to the development, use and reuse of OER; the availability of support; and challenges faced in fostering the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Resource Units, Computer Uses in Education, Shared Resources and Services
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Razak, Norizan Abdul; Saeed, Murad; Ahmad, Zulkifli – English Language Teaching, 2013
As most traditional classroom environments in English as Foreign Language (EFL) still restrict learners' collaboration and interaction in college writing classes, today, the majority of EFL learners are accessing Social Networking Sites (SNSs) as online communities of practice (CoPs) for adopting informal collaborative learning as a way of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Networks, Search Engines, English (Second Language)
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Keng, Tan Chin; Ching, Yeoh Kah – Malaysian Online Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
The use of web applications has become a trend in many disciplines including education. In view of the influence of web application in education, this study examines web application technologies that could enhance undergraduates' learning experiences, with focus on Quantity Surveying (QS) and Information Technology (IT) undergraduates. The…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Comparative Analysis