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Naderi, Samane – Anatolian Journal of Education, 2018
This study investigated the effect of explicit text based and implicit emoticons and emoji based feedback through social network on the EFL learners' grammar knowledge development. To fulfil this purpose, one control group and two experimental groups each consists of 20 learners were selected. The pre-test was conducted to evaluate learners'…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
Cho, Seong Eun – ProQuest LLC, 2010
National culture is being challenged as societies evolve from their homogeneous origins. The theoretical base of this study uses two cultural dimensions, individualism-collectivism (Hofstede, 2001) and high-and low-context cultures (Hall, 1976), to unpack the effects of national culture on social network sites (SNSs). This study explores cultural…
Descriptors: Individualism, College Students, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Differences
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Jahromi, Diana Al – Teaching English with Technology, 2020
The various facets and networks of social media have had significantly phenomenal influence on the individual life and on the societal, economic, and political status of their users. The linguistic discourse of interlocutors on social media has also been influenced. The current study aims at measuring how the English language learning process of…
Descriptors: Social Media, Social Networks, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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Kalyvezam, Stamatina; Gkogkos, Georgios; Maridaki-Kassotaki, Katerina; Gena, Aggeliki; Antonopoulou, Katerina – Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 2020
The purpose of this study is to investigate the effects of a peer network individualized intervention toward improving the social skills of three middle school high-functioning adolescents with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) without intellectual disability (ID). The intervention was based on the Circle Time program (Mosley & Tew, 2013), and it…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Middle School Students, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Chao, Po-Yao; Lai, K. Robert; Liu, Chen-Chung; Lin, Hung-Ming – Educational Technology & Society, 2018
Help seeking is regarded as an important learning strategy that reflects students' metacognitive and domainspecific skills and knowledge. This study developed a proactive online discussion forum that strengthens social networks in an online discussion forum to facilitate help seeking for problem solving. This forum allowed students to proactively…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Computer Mediated Communication, Help Seeking, Problem Solving
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Burnett Heyes, Stephanie; Jih, Yeou-Rong; Block, Per; Hiu, Chii-Fen; Holmes, Emily A.; Lau, Jennifer Y. F. – Child Development, 2015
Adolescence is characterized as a period of social reorientation toward peer relationships, entailing the emergence of sophisticated social abilities. Two studies (Study 1: N = 42, ages 13-17; Study 2: N = 81, ages 13-16) investigated age group differences in the impact of relationship reciprocation within school-based social networks on an…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Social Networks, Peer Relationship, Social Development
Hayashi, Yugo – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2015
The present study investigates web-based learning activities of undergraduate students who generate explanations about a key concept taught in a large-scale classroom. The present study used an online system with Pedagogical Conversational Agent (PCA), asked to explain about the key concept from different points and provided suggestions and…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Learning Activities, Undergraduate Students, Intelligent Tutoring Systems
Carrell, Scott E.; Fullerton, Richard L.; West, James E. – National Bureau of Economic Research, 2008
To estimate peer effects in college achievement we exploit a unique dataset in which individuals have been exogenously assigned to peer groups of about 30 students with whom they are required to spend the majority of their time interacting. This feature enables us to estimate peer effects that are more comparable to changing the entire cohort of…
Descriptors: Peer Groups, Peer Influence, Social Networks, College Students
Switzer, Teri R. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The entire diversity landscape of our university campuses is changing. As American colleges and universities address their need for more globally aware campuses, academic institutions are hiring well-qualified foreign-born scholars to teach in their programs. Both non-resident alien faculty as well as those who are foreign-born but are classified…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Foreign Nationals, Career Development, Barriers
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Gezgin, Deniz Mertkan – Cypriot Journal of Educational Sciences, 2018
The aim of this study is to examine the relationship among smartphone addiction, fear of missing out (FoMO), excessive use of social networking sites (SNSs) on smartphones and sleep duration among high school students. The study group consists of 161 high school students from two state high schools in Turkey. Pearson correlation coefficient and…
Descriptors: Addictive Behavior, Handheld Devices, Correlation, Age Differences
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Lin, Jian-Wei; Lai, Yuan-Cheng – Computers & Education, 2013
Social network awareness (SNA) has been used extensively as one of the strategies to increase knowledge sharing and collaboration opportunities. However, most SNA studies either focus on being aware of peer's knowledge context or on social context. This work proposes online formative assessments with SNA, trying to address the problems of online…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Social Networks, Social Environment, Peer Relationship
Fernandez, Julieta – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Interactions with experienced L2 speakers can have a positive effect on study abroad (SA) students' language acquisition (e.g., development in informal vocabulary use, Schauer, 2009). Many SA students, however, experience difficulties in establishing social networks in Latin America (e.g., Isabelli-Garcia, 2006). SA experience, therefore, cannot…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Study Abroad, Spanish, Second Language Learning
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Moffat, Anna K.; Redmond, Gerry; Raghavendra, Parimala – Journal of School Violence, 2019
Addressing bullying victimization of students with disability is a significant challenge for schools. While social support can protect against bullying victimization in the general population, its role in mediating the relationship between disability and bullying is under-researched. This paper examined "covert bullying prevalence"…
Descriptors: Bullying, Social Networks, Gender Differences, Children
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Manago, Adriana M.; Pacheco, Patricia – New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development, 2019
The present article examines continuity and change in views on gender in a Maya community before and after a communication tower was installed in 2010. Interview data were collected in 2009 when participants were adolescents (n = 80) and then again in 2015 when they were young adults (n = 68). Values and beliefs for gender were measured using…
Descriptors: Social Networks, American Indians, Adolescents, Young Adults
Mattson, Thomas A., Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Electronic networks of practice (eNoP) are special types of electronic social structures focused on discussing domain-specific problems related to a skill-based craft or profession in question and answer style forums. eNoP have implemented peer-to-peer feedback systems in order to motivate future contributions and to distinguish contribution…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Voting, Qualitative Research, Computer Mediated Communication
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