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Luft, Stephen James – ProQuest LLC, 2018
How technology literate are you? Today, the world and associated technologies are far more complicated than the simple wheel, requiring a technologically literate society and workforce. Despite the widespread agreement about the critical nature of technology literacy and the role it plays in the success for college students, there exists no…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Definitions, Scoring Rubrics, Alignment (Education)
Kaplan-Berkley, Sharon Rochelle – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The advancement of innovative digital technologies has created a generation of digital natives (children) growing up in a diverse environment designed by a population of digital immigrants (adults). Consequently, this everyday experience has created some dissonance in their lifestyles, raising questions for educational leaders. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Young Children, Interaction, Peer Relationship
Rupp, Bill – NAMTA Journal, 2016
Bill Rupp offers practical wisdom from his perch as a Montessori parent of four children and as a self-proclaimed digital immigrant who has spent over twenty years in the information technology field. His list of "Considerations before Making Rules for Technology Use" builds on a positive environment of conversation and communication…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Parent Attitudes, Parent Education, Parenting Skills
Portillo, Carol D. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Online purchasing has increased dramatically over the past 10 years and the pace is expected to continue to accelerate. This new channel of purchasing poses a challenge to online retailers as they strive to increase online repurchasing behavior. This non-experimental study addresses the problem of how to support a rapidly growing online…
Descriptors: Purchasing, Consumer Economics, Gender Differences, Age Differences
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Tananuraksakul, Noparat – Teaching English with Technology, 2014
In this paper, I will report qualitative research findings on how undergraduate students at a small-sized university in Thailand perceive Facebook group usage in a writing class. The findings suggest that the Facebook group can be used as blended learning (a hybrid instructional model) and learning management system (posting announcements and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Media, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
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Roy V., Manoj; Ghosh, Chimoy Kumar – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2013
In recent times Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has been able to make inroads into the ways information is disseminated among those involved in direct farming and farming related enterprises. This paper arose from a two-year study of the KissanKerala, the e-learning project underway in Kerala, a small state in India. It is more…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Agriculture, Agricultural Occupations
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Annamalai, Nagaletchimee; Tan, Kok Eng – The EUROCALL Review, 2015
Little research in the ESL context has examined the online teaching and learning activities in high schools. One main reason is the lack of appropriate theoretical framework rather than the learners or the environment. Using data from twelve high school students and two teachers from two Malaysian schools, the current study adapted Borup et al.'s…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Check Lists, Writing Instruction
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McClure, Carli; Buquoi, Brittany; Kotrlik, Joe W.; Machtmes, Krisanna; Bunch, J. C. – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2014
The purpose of this descriptive-correlational study was to determine the use of technology in youth programming by Extension youth development educators in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee. Data were collected via e-mail and a SurveyMonkey© questionnaire. Extension educators are using some technology in youth development programming. More…
Descriptors: Extension Education, Rural Extension, Agricultural Education, Technology Uses in Education
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Al-Salmi, Laila Z.; Smith, Patrick H. – Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice, 2015
Few studies have explored how the literacies of immigrant parents are influenced by participation in their children's emerging biliteracy. This study addressed this lacuna using a qualitative case study design to investigate the biliteracy development of Arab immigrant mothers in the U.S. Southwest. We used the framework of digital biliteracy to…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Multiple Literacies, Arabs, Immigrants
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Benini, Silvia; Murray, Liam – Research-publishing.net, 2013
More than 10 years have passed since the first introduction of the term "digital natives" in Prensky's (2001a, 2001b) two seminal articles. Prensky argues that students today, having grown up in the Digital Age, learn differently from their predecessors, or "digital immigrants". As such, the pedagogical tools and methods used…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Learning, Theories, Case Studies
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Ransdell, Sarah; Kent, Brianna; Gaillard-Kenney, Sandrine; Long, John – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2011
Older adult cohorts show greater external locus of control (LOC), a marker of social reliance, compared to younger cohorts. In the present study, American college students from 27 to 61 years of age participated in online courses in a graduate health science programme. Four birth-year cohorts were included: "millennials", born in 1982+;…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Baby Boomers, Older Adults, Cognitive Ability
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Nielsen, Greg; Ferrara, Margaret M. – Multicultural Perspectives, 2014
According to many educators, textbooks will eventually be replaced by digital versions. Today's teachers, school administrators, and education policy makers are often digitally disconnected or at best digital immigrants, individuals who were born before the existence of digital technology and adopted it later in life. Unfortunately, when…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Social Studies, Films, Literacy
Tsang, Wing – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The purpose of this qualitative case study was to explore the perceptions of high school teachers' use of Canvas learning management system in order to determine whether or not they perceive it to be useful and easy to use. Student learning and outcomes are negatively affected by high school teachers who do not utilize educational platforms in…
Descriptors: High School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Usability, Integrated Learning Systems
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Figueroa Flores, Jorge Francisco – Digital Education Review, 2015
One major competence for learners in the 21st century is acquiring a second language (L2). Based on this, L2 instruction has integrated new concepts to motivate learners in their pursue of achieving fluency. A concept that is adaptable to digital natives and digital immigrants that are learning a L2 is Gamification. As a pedagogical strategy,…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Learning Motivation, Technology Integration, Teaching Methods
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Newman, John H. – Journal of the American Academy of Special Education Professionals, 2011
A case is directed at digital immigrants to utilize mobile computing devices such as an Apple iPod to deliver content to students in self-contained special education classrooms. The author discusses the current state of the use of iPods in classrooms, and how research using these devices has been limited to institutions of higher learning, while…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Multimedia Materials, Multimedia Instruction, Handheld Devices
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