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Eliçin, Özge; Kaya, Ali – Educational Sciences: Theory and Practice, 2017
This study explores 67 experimental research articles written about children with Autism Spectrum Disorder using high-tech devices. The studies in this research were accessed through EBSCO, Academic Search Complete, ERIC, and Uludag University online search engines using keywords such as "autism and technology", "autism and…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children
Tong, Qi (Helen) – Computers in Libraries, 2009
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Library, where the author serves as the digital services librarian, is increasingly challenged to make it easier for users to find information from many heterogeneous information sources. Information is scattered throughout different software applications (i.e., library catalog, federated search engine, link…
Descriptors: Search Engines, Engines, Information Sources, Internet
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Hyndman, Brendon; Pill, Shane – European Physical Education Review, 2018
Physical literacy is developing as a contested concept with definitional blurring across international contexts, confusing both practitioners and researchers. This paper serves the dual purpose of reporting on an interrogation of concepts associated with physical literacy in academic writing and exploring the use of a text mining data analysis…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Physical Education, Literacy, Health Related Fitness
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Nodenot, Thierry; Sallaberry, Christian; Gaio, Mauro – International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education, 2010
Geographically related queries form nearly one-fifth of all queries submitted to the Excite search engine and the most frequently occurring terms are names of places. This paper focuses on digital libraries and extends the basic services of existing library management systems to include new ones that are dedicated to geographic information…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Geography Instruction, Electronic Libraries, Internet
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Pearce, Joshua M. – Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation, 2018
As it provides a firm foundation for advancing knowledge, a solid literature review is a critical feature of any academic investigation. Yet, there are several challenges in performing literature reviews including: (1) lack of access to the literature because of costs, (2) fracturing of the literature into many sources, lack of access and…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Computer Software, Open Source Technology, Best Practices
Hennesy, Cody; Bowman, John – Computers in Libraries, 2008
Google's first foray onto the web made search simple and results relevant. With its Co-op platform, Google has taken another step toward dramatically increasing the relevancy of search results, further adapting the World Wide Web to local needs. Google Custom Search Engine, a tool on the Co-op platform, puts one in control of his or her own search…
Descriptors: Search Engines, Internet, Academic Libraries, Visual Arts
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Alkin-Sahin, Senar; Tunca, Nihal – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2016
In the current study, the aim is to investigate the theses addressing the issue of program evaluation in the field of Curriculum and Instruction (C&I) in 1997-2015. The study employed the survey model. The universe of the study consists of totally 87 theses addressing the issue of program evaluation in the field of C&I in 1997-2015. As the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Masters Theses, Doctoral Dissertations, Curriculum
Erben, Tony, Ed.; Sarieva, Iona, Ed. – Eye on Education, 2008
This book is a comprehensive guide to help foreign language teachers use technology in their classrooms. It offers the best ways to integrate technology into teaching for student-centered learning. CALL Activities include: Email; Building a Web site; Using search engines; Powerpoint; Desktop publishing; Creating sound files; iMovie; Internet chat;…
Descriptors: Desktop Publishing, Second Language Learning, Online Courses, Search Engines
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Huang, Chang-Qin; Duan, Ru-Lin; Tang, Yong; Zhu, Zhi-Ting; Yan, Yong-Jian; Guo, Yu-Qing – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2011
The semantic web brings a new opportunity for efficient information organization and search. To meet the special requirements of the educational field, this paper proposes an intelligent search engine enabled by educational semantic support service, where three kinds of searches are integrated into Educational Information Intelligent Search (EIIS)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Search Engines, Educational Technology, Reaction Time
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Biddix, J. Patrick; Chung, Chung Joo; Park, Han Woo – Internet and Higher Education, 2011
The purpose of this study was to investigate where students turn for course-related assignments, whether an ordered pattern could be described in terms of which sources students turn to and how students evaluated the information they chose to use. Data were drawn from open-ended questionnaires (n = 282). Semantic network analysis was conducted…
Descriptors: Network Analysis, Information Literacy, Internet, Credibility
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Liu, Ming-Chi; Huang, Yueh-Min; Kinshuk; Wen, Dunwei – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2013
It is critical that students learn how to retrieve useful information in hypermedia environments, a task that is often especially difficult when it comes to image retrieval, as little text feedback is given that allows them to reformulate keywords they need to use. This situation may make students feel disorientated while attempting image…
Descriptors: Navigation (Information Systems), Online Searching, Hypermedia, Predictor Variables
Liu, Ying – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Tables are ubiquitous with a history that pre-dates that of sentential text. Authors often report a summary of their most important findings using tabular structure in documents. For example, scientists widely use tables to present the latest experimental results or statistical data in a condensed fashion. Along with the explosive development of…
Descriptors: Search Engines, Electronic Libraries, Information Sources, Information Seeking
Orenstein, David I. – ProQuest LLC, 2009
Hardware and software filters, which sift through keywords placed in Internet search engines and online databases, work to limit the return of information from these sources. By their very purpose, filters exist to decrease the amount of information researchers can access. The purpose of this study is to gain insight into the perceptions key…
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Stakeholders, Internet, Research Design
Bajracharya, Sushil Krishna – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Internet-Scale code retrieval deals with the representation, storage, and access of relevant source code from a large amount of source code available on the Internet. Internet-Scale code retrieval systems support common emerging practices among software developers related to finding and reusing source code. In this dissertation we focus on some…
Descriptors: Semantics, Search Engines, Engines, Measures (Individuals)
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Biletskiy, Yevgen; Baghi, Hamidreza; Steele, Jarrett; Vovk, Ruslan – Interactive Technology and Smart Education, 2012
Purpose: Presently, searching the internet for learning material relevant to ones own interest continues to be a time-consuming task. Systems that can suggest learning material (learning objects) to a learner would reduce time spent searching for material, and enable the learner to spend more time for actual learning. The purpose of this paper is…
Descriptors: Internet, Search Engines, Online Searching, Electronic Libraries
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