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Ünlü, Hüseyin – Cogent Education, 2017
Today, in the digital age, the Internet usage is common among university students. The Internet is also an important platform for actively participating in democracy. This study explores physical education (PE) candidate teachers' attitudes toward the Internet and democracy. It also explores whether the Internet is an important predictor for…
Descriptors: Internet, Democracy, Predictor Variables, Physical Education Teachers
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Hsiao, Bo; Zhu, Yu-Qian; Chen, Li-Yueh – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2017
Introduction: Previous research has identified Internet anxiety and Internet identification as two important factors that predict usage and experience on the Internet. However, little is known about the relationship between them. This research aimed to untangle the relationship between Internet anxiety and Internet identification, and to…
Descriptors: Correlation, Internet, Anxiety, Identification (Psychology)
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Erol, Osman; Cirak, Nese Sevim – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2019
The aim of this study is to examine the loneliness and Internet addiction levels of college students in terms of demographic variables and to determine the variables that predict their Internet addiction level. Data were collected from college students studying at a public university in Turkey. The UCLA Loneliness Scale Version3 and Internet…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Internet, Addictive Behavior, Demography
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Dutta, Oindrila; Chye, Stefanie Yen Leng – Journal of International Students, 2017
We investigated the relationship between psychological wellbeing (as indicated by participants' level of loneliness, perceived academic stress and depression) and generalized problematic internet use. Data was collected from a sample of 103 international students studying in Singapore. Statistical analyses revealed that depression was the most…
Descriptors: Well Being, Foreign Students, Foreign Countries, Internet
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Celebi, Neziha – International Journal of Technology in Education and Science, 2019
Integrating ICTs and namely the internet into teaching and learning in the classroom offers potentials for the education sector through its capacity to facilitate new ways of teaching in a digital environment. As a result of this, national curriculums have changed to accommodate new demands and potentials which are provided by ICTs. This paper…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Integration, Information Technology, Secondary Education
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Alontaga, Jasper Vincent Q. – Education Sciences, 2018
Access to computer technology is essential in developing 21st century skills. One venue that serves to bridge the gap in terms of access is internet shops (also known cybercafés or internet cafés). As such, it is important to examine the type of activities internet shop users engage in and how they develop and relate to their e-learning readiness.…
Descriptors: Internet, Electronic Learning, Learning Readiness, Access to Computers
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Kumcagiz, Hatice – SAGE Open, 2019
The purpose of this study was to examine university students' Internet addiction in relation to their parental attachment and sociodemographics. The participants consisted of 402 university students aged 17 to 25 years, 249 (61.9%) of whom were female and 153 (38.1%) of whom were male. The participants completed a questionnaire comprising the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Internet, Addictive Behavior, Attachment Behavior
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Rahi, Samar; Abd. Ghani, Mazuri – International Journal of Information and Learning Technology, 2019
Purpose: Understanding the main determinants of internet banking is important for banks and users. Although several prior research projects have focused on the factors that impact on adoption of technology, there is a limited empirical work which simultaneously captures technology-specific factors (PE, EE, WD, GAM) and customer-specific factors…
Descriptors: Banking, Internet, Computer Games, Behavior Patterns
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Yildiz Durak, Hatice; Saritepeci, Mustafa – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
There has been a considerable increase in problematic internet usage among high school students due to the fact that our daily lives are considerably being occupied by internet. It is therefore important to investigate into the variables considered as effective in problematic internet use of this group. This paper seeks to address whether there…
Descriptors: High School Students, Media Literacy, Internet, Correlation
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Paige, Samantha R.; Stellefson, Michael; Krieger, Janice L.; Alber, Julia M. – American Journal of Health Education, 2019
Background: The Internet is an important tool for empowering patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) to learn about and self-manage their condition. Purpose: The purpose of this study was to understand which aspects of the online experience facilitates or hinders the perceived ability of patients with COPD to achieve their…
Descriptors: Patients, Chronic Illness, Internet, Computer Use
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Nyikahadzoi, Loveness; Matamande, Wilson; Taderera, Ever; Mandimika, Elinah – Research in Higher Education Journal, 2013
The study seeks to establish scientific evidence of the factors affecting academic performance for first year accounting students using four selected courses at the University of Zimbabwe. It uses Ordinary Least Squares method to analyse the influence of personal and family background on performance. The findings show that variables age gender,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academic Achievement, Accounting, Performance Factors
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Campbell, Lucy – College & Research Libraries, 2017
This study examines results from a survey of architecture faculty across the United States investigating information-seeking behavior and perceptions of library services. Faculty were asked to rank information sources they used for research, teaching, and creativity within their discipline. Sources were ranked similarly across these activities,…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, College Faculty, Architectural Education, Architecture
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Molin, Martin; Sorbring, Emma; Löfgren-Mårtenson, Lotta – Journal of Intellectual Disabilities, 2015
This article reports experiences from a Swedish study, discussing teachers' and parents' views on how young people with intellectual disabilities use the Internet and social media. Five semi-structured focus group interviews were conducted with teachers (n = 8) in special programmes in upper secondary schools for pupils with intellectual…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Internet, Computer Use
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Telef, Bülent Baki – International Journal of Progressive Education, 2016
This study investigates the relationships between Internet addiction and the areas of life satisfaction and positive or negative affects in Turkish adolescents. The research sample comprised 358 students studying in the sixth, seventh and eighth grades at four different middle schools in Canakkale city centre during the 2012-2013 academic year, of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Correlation, Internet, Addictive Behavior
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Ahangar, Abbas Ali; Izadi, Mehri – International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning, 2015
The internet has developed into an important source of knowledge in recent times. It is used not just for engaging and entertaining users, but also for promoting language learning, especially for English as a Second/Foreign Language (ESL and EFL) learners spending long hours using internet, 85% of all web pages are in English. This experimental…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Vocabulary
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