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Khumalo, Njabulo Bruce; Baloyi, Charity – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2018
Information Communication Technologies have greatly impacted the education sector over the years leading to electronic service delivery. Universities all over the world are embracing Information Communication Technologies especially the internet, creating websites, making use of web 2.0 applications, that is, social networks and moving their…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Technology Uses in Education, Delivery Systems, Comparative Education
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Kelleci, Ozge; Kulaksiz, Taibe; Pala, Ferhat Kadir – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2018
To train qualified teachers, it is important to use methods that employ theory and practice together in teacher training. For microteaching to be more effective, supporting it with online environments is essential. This study aims to find out the effects of social network-supported microteaching (SNSM) on self-efficacy and teaching skills of…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Social Media, Teaching Methods
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Seker, Sadi Evren – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2017
This paper is mainly about the digital reputation of universities, the correlation between the productivity of the universities and the reputation of the knowledge produced in the universities. Paper starts with the affect of social media and other web 2.0 entities on the universities and education. In the second part the difficulty of measuring…
Descriptors: Reputation, Universities, Productivity, Knowledge Management
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Tugrul, Tugba Orten – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2017
This research aims to compare the perceived effectiveness of teacher-led and student-led content management approaches embraced in a course Facebook page designed to enhance traditional classroom learning. Eighty-five undergraduate marketing course students voluntarily completed a questionnaire composed of two parts; a depiction of a course…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Instructional Effectiveness, Student Centered Learning, Teaching Methods
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Izmirli, Serkan – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2017
In this research, the potential of Facebook groups used in an online course in order to establish social presence was examined. Qualitative research methodology was used in this study. The participants of the study were 12 senior undergraduate students taking the School Experience course online over a period of 12 weeks. A Facebook group where…
Descriptors: Social Media, Computer Mediated Communication, Online Courses, Humor
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Kalelioglu, Filiz – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2016
The aim of this study is to determine the perceptions of students with regard to the use of Twitter within education. Participants of the study were 17 junior class Education Faculty students from the Computer Education and Instructional Technology Department of a private university in Turkey. At the beginning of the course, the instructor…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Student Attitudes, Handheld Devices
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Grosseck, Gabriela; Bran, Ramona – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2016
The new Internet technologies have infiltrated in a stunning way the academic environment, both at individual and at institutional level. Therefore, more and more teachers have started educational blogs, librarians are active on Twitter, other educational actors curate web content, students post on Instagram or Flickr, and university departments…
Descriptors: Internet, Web 2.0 Technologies, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Alcántar, María del Rocío Carranza; Ballesteros, Nuria Salán; Torres, Claudia Islas; Padilla, Alma Azucena Jiménez; Barajas, Rosa Elena Legaspi – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2016
Social networks, specifically Facebook and Twitter, are currently one of the most mainstream forms of media in the world. Yet, its educational use for the dissemination of knowledge is not significantly evident. Under this premise, this report is presented, considering an experience in which teachers and university-level students used these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Social Media, Electronic Learning
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Chusavitina, Galina Nikolaevna; Zerkina, Natalya Nikolaevna; ?hernova, Elena Vladimirovna; Kolobova, Olga Leonidovna; Nazarova, Olga Borisovna – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2016
In the information society Internet technologies provide not only positive information and psychological impact but negative and destructive one either. The lack of attention to the problems of prevention and correction of destructive information impact on young students in higher education institutions negatively affects the development of…
Descriptors: Internet, College Students, Young Adults, Psychology
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Ayaz, Mehmet Fatih; Karatas, Kasim – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2016
The aim of the research is to examine the internet addiction of adolescents according to their genders, the type of their high-schools and class level, the time interval that they use internet most widely, their internet usage duration and usage purpose. For that, it is studied with 335 high-school students in Elazig city of Turkey in 2015. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Adolescents, Internet
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Köseoglu, Pinar; Mercan, Gamze – World Journal on Educational Technology: Current Issues, 2016
This study aims at performing a sample application of the educational use of Facebook as a social networking site in Animal Physiology classes, and to determine student's' views on the application. The research sample was composed of 29 third year undergraduate students attending the Biology Education Department of Hacettepe University. The…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Social Media, Computer Mediated Communication, Physiology