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Shahar, Jed – Changing English: Studies in Culture and Education, 2012
Cell phone ubiquity enables students to record and share audio file versions of their essays for proofreading purposes. Adopting this practice in community college developmental writing classes leads to an investigation of both writing as a technology and the influence of modern technology on composition and composition pedagogy.
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Telecommunications, Writing Instruction, Writing (Composition)
Pascopella, Angela – District Administration, 2009
Liz Kolb started her education career as a teacher of middle and high school social studies in Wyoming City Schools in Cincinnati. She was also a teacher and technology coordinator at Grandview Heights City Schools in Columbus, where she adamantly opposed cell phones in school until she had an "ah-ha" moment. She then founded the Web site Cell…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Computer Uses in Education, Technology Integration
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Witecki, Gwendolyn; Nonnecke, Blair – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2015
Universities have experienced increases in technology ownership and usage amongst students entering undergraduate programs. Almost all students report owning a mobile phone and many students view laptops and tablets as educational tools, though they also report using them for nonacademic activities during lectures. We explored the relationship…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Handheld Devices, Laptop Computers, Learner Engagement
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Abar, Caitlin C.; Abar, Beau; Turrisi, Robert; Belden, Calum – Journal of The First-Year Experience & Students in Transition, 2013
The current study examined the nature of parent-teen communication in college to re-evaluate the potential for parent inclusion in college success and risk prevention programs. During September 2006, 290 first-year college students were assessed for the frequency and form (e.g., cell phone, e-mail, text) of communication with their parents. Latent…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Interpersonal Communication, Adolescents, College Students
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Yildiz, Melda N. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2020
This study explores the role of geospatial education in P20 classrooms; offers creative strategies and possibilities for integrating mobile technologies such as Global Positioning System (GPS) into the curriculum; promotes global competences and media literacy education among youth; and GPS and SIS technologies with limited resources; global…
Descriptors: Geographic Information Systems, Handheld Devices, Global Approach, Competency Based Education
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Mahfoud, Ziyad; Ghandour, Lilian; Ghandour, Blanche; Mokdad, Ali H.; Sibai, Abla M. – Field Methods, 2015
Findings on the reliability and cost-effectiveness of the use of cellular phones vis-à-vis face-to-face interviews in investigating health behaviors and conditions are presented for a national epidemiological sample from Lebanon. Using self-reported responses on identical questions, percentage agreement, ? statistics, and McNemar's test were used…
Descriptors: Telephone Surveys, Interviews, Surveys, Responses
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Nowak, Benjamin; Glenn, William J. – Education Leadership Review of Doctoral Research, 2017
Lower courts are beginning to grapple with challenges to students' Fourth Amendment right to be free from unreasonable search and seizure as it relates to the digital environment, cell phones in particular. Recently, lower courts in several states have applied standards set forth decades ago to decide cases involving searches of students' mobile…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Privacy, Expectation
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Duncan, Douglas K.; Hoekstra, Angel R.; Wilcox, Bethany R. – Astronomy Education Review, 2012
The recent increase in use of digital devices such as laptop computers, iPads, and web-enabled cell phones has generated concern about how technologies affect student performance. Combining observation, survey, and interview data, this research assesses the effects of technology use on student attitudes and learning. Data were gathered in eight…
Descriptors: Laptop Computers, Student Attitudes, Observation, Telecommunications
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Cig, Enes Kurtay; Guvercin, Selim; Bayimbetov, Berdak; Dos, Bulent – European Journal of Educational Research, 2015
Achieving the maximum efficiency in teaching a second language (L2) has always been an important issue for educators. Current globalization processes, development of international business relations, political integrations among the various countries throughout the world, and the abilities of latest information and communications technologies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning
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Klara, Kristina; Hou, Ning; Lawman, Allison; Wu, Liheng; Morrill, Drew; Tente, Alfred; Wang, Li-Qiong – Journal of Chemical Education, 2014
A simple, affordable hydrogen proton exchange membrane (PEM) fuel cell laboratory was developed through a collaborative effort between faculty and undergraduate students at Brown University. It has been incorporated into the introductory chemistry curriculum and successfully implemented in a class of over 500 students per academic year for over 3…
Descriptors: Chemistry, Introductory Courses, Cost Effectiveness, Program Development
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Berber, Yesica Cecilia Núñez – International Association for Development of the Information Society, 2018
Cellphones are considered a convergent technology since their use goes beyond making a simple phone call, they are smart phones used as technological devices that have a series of applications as well as Internet connection. The use and appropriation of cellphones, consequently, require a series of learning and competence that is generated which…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, High School Students, Learning Strategies
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Tulane, Sarah; Vaterlaus, J. Mitchell; Beckert, Troy E. – Youth & Society, 2017
Text messaging, used by people of all ages, has become the preferred method of communication for teenagers. Teens spend a significant amount of their daytime hours in school. Schools have not readily accepted the use of cell phone technology for fear of academic dishonesty, distraction, and cyberbullying. The current study examined adolescent (n =…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Adolescents, Attitude Measures
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DeShelter, Lori; Slutsky, Ruslan – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 2017
Due to an influx of new technology, children today have more options for how they engage in play through technology than ever before. Computers, tablets, hand held video games and parents' cell phones are among the numerous technologies that affect children's playtime. Traditional play and technology play are two ways that young children engage in…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Preschool Children, Information Technology, Play
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Wallace, Edward – Health Educator, 2017
Background and Purpose: Racial and ethnic minority populations are disproportionally affected by obesity. Text messaging is a major feature of mobile phones and is popular because it allows people to receive information effectively, unobtrusively, and privately. However, the willingness to exercise and eat healthy to prevent obesity by receiving…
Descriptors: Obesity, Minority Groups, Prevention, Low Income
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Burton, Erin Peters; Frazier, Wendy; Annetta, Leonard; Lamb, Richard; Cheng, Rebecca; Chmiel, Margaret – Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 2011
Cell phones are ever-present in daily life, yet vastly underused in the formal science classroom. The purpose of this study was to implement a novel learning tool on cell phones, Augmented Reality Games, and determine how the interaction influenced preservice teachers' content knowledge and self-efficacy of cell phone use in schools. Results show…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Science Teachers, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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