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Smith, David; Qayyum, M. Aslm; Hard, Natascha – International Journal for Transformative Research, 2017
Studying via the Internet using information tools is a common activity for students in higher education. With students accessing their subject material via the Internet, studies have shown that students have difficulty understanding the complete purpose of an assessment which leads to poor information search practices. The selection of relevant…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cues, Computer Assisted Testing, Higher Education
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Mason, Lucia; Pluchino, Patrik; Ariasi, Nicola – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2014
Students search the Web frequently for many purposes, one of which is to search information for academic assignments. Given the huge amount of easily accessible online information, they are required to develop new reading skills and become more able to effectively evaluate the reliability of web sources. This study investigates the distribution of…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Online Searching, Eye Movements, Attention
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Van Mieghem, Aster; Verschueren, Karine; Petry, Katja; Struyf, Elke – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2020
Across the world, there have been many policy developments in and reviews of inclusive education (IE) but what appears to be missing is an up to date and thorough review of IE in general. What is required is a synopsis of previous reviews to help guide future practice and research. The aim of this paper is to analyse existing reviews of IE…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Faculty Development, Teaching Methods, Educational Research
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Argelagós, Esther; Pifarré, Manoli – Journal of Education and Learning, 2016
Internet has become one of the most important information sources for students' personal and academic life. In addition, the World Wide Web is receiving increased attention in education because of its potential to support new forms of learning. However, using the information from the net for learning requires the development of a set of abilities…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Qualitative Research, Secondary School Students, Guidelines
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Sáez-López, José-Manuel; Sevillano-García, M. Luisa; Pascual-Sevillano, M. Ángeles – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2019
Augmented reality (AR) immersion enables virtual objects and real environments to coexist and encourage experimentation with phenomena that are not possible in the real world. Augmented reality is generating new opportunities for the development of ubiquity within educational environments. The objective of this study was to analyze the impact that…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Simulated Environment, Educational Technology, Elementary School Students
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Changpetch, Sukruetai; Seechaliao, Thapanee – International Education Studies, 2020
The purpose of this research is to propose an instructional model based on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Education approach for enhancing the information and communication technology skills for elementary students in Thailand. The study was conducted by research and development design and divided into two phases: Phase I is to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, STEM Education, Elementary School Students, Technological Literacy
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Hsua, Chungwen – Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 2016
This study examined how retirement planning information search was related to retirement savings of working women. By controlling for sociodemographic variables, the study further explored factors associated with individual information sources for retirement planning. An online survey was developed to collect data from a national population,…
Descriptors: Information Sources, Retirement, Employed Women, Money Management
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Du, Jia Tina; Evans, Nina – Journal of Academic Librarianship, 2011
This project investigated how academic users search for information on their real-life research tasks. This article presents the findings of the first of two studies. The study data were collected in the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) in Brisbane, Australia. Eleven PhD students' searching behaviors on personal research topics were…
Descriptors: Users (Information), Use Studies, Graduate Students, Student Research
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Kai-Wah Chu, Samuel; Law, Nancy – Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 2008
This study identifies the development of information search expertise of 12 beginning research students (six in education and six in engineering) who were provided with a set of systematic search training sessions over a period of one year. The study adopts a longitudinal approach in investigating whether there were different stages in the…
Descriptors: Search Strategies, Skill Development, Expertise, Library Skills
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Senkowski, Valerie; Branscum, Paul – American Journal of Health Education, 2015
Background: Few studies have attempted to examine how young adults search for health information on the Internet, especially information related to weight control and weight management. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine search strategies that college students used for finding information related to weight control and weight…
Descriptors: Internet, Undergraduate Students, Vignettes, Search Strategies
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Lecluijze, Suzanne Elisabeth; de Haan, Mariëtte; Ünlüsoy, Asli – International Journal of Higher Education, 2015
This exploratory study examines ethno-cultural diversity in youth's narratives regarding their "online" learning experiences while also investigating how these narratives can be understood from the analysis of their online network structure and composition. Based on ego-network data of 79 respondents this study compared the…
Descriptors: Ethnic Groups, Online Systems, Information Networks, Electronic Learning
Joo, Soohyung – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study aims to investigate users' search tactic application and system support in using digital libraries. A user study was conducted with sixty digital library users. The study was designed to answer three research questions: 1) How do users engage in a search process by applying different types of search tactics while conducting different…
Descriptors: Search Strategies, Electronic Libraries, Users (Information), College Students
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Zhou, Mingming – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
The ability to access and process massive amounts of online information is required in many learning situations. In order to develop a better understanding of student online search process especially in academic contexts, an online tool (SCOOP) is developed for tracking mouse behavior on the web to build a more extensive account of student web…
Descriptors: College Students, Online Searching, Information Seeking, Computer Peripherals
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Al Seghayer, Khalid – International Journal of Computer-Assisted Language Learning and Teaching, 2020
This study was designed to investigate the adequacy of EFL learners' abilities in three major dimensions of digital literacy skills and whether self-assessments of competence were consistent with their actual performance. It also identified factors that affected learners' use of the selected digital literacy skills. To this end, 60 Saudi EFL…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Second Language Learning, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction
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Buabeng-Andoh, Charles – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2019
Technology is perceived as a vital driving force for contemporary education. The Government of Ghana acknowledges the relevance of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education, and it is financing ICT in secondary schools. However, most instructors are unwilling to integrate ICT into their teaching. Therefore, the purpose of this…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Secondary Schools, Computer Uses in Education, Foreign Countries
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