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Arteaga Sánchez, Rocío; Cortijo, Virginia; Javed, Uzma – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
Social network sites in general, and Facebook in particular, allow users with common interests to meet, share ideas, and collaborate, creating new forms of informal learning. In order to understand and eventually take advantage of the many benefits that Facebook can bring to the academic world, we need to study its adoption process. The objective…
Descriptors: Social Media, Social Networks, Informal Education, Educational Benefits
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Zaneldin, Essam; Ahmed, Waleed; El-Ariss, Bilal – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
E-learning offers tremendous benefits to teachers and students as it enhances the teaching and learning experience. Despite the adoption of e-learning in many educational institutions worldwide, delivery of construction management courses has been limited to traditional lecturing approach and the use of limited technology such as PowerPoint…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Electronic Learning, Undergraduate Students, Engineering Education
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Bourina, Helena V.; Dunaeva, Larisa A. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
The future of teaching foreign languages is associated with a screen culture, which will contribute to diversification and multiplication of educational sources. Therefore, along with a teacher, hypertext technology and information network claim the role of an authoritative source of knowledge about the world. The image of modern language is the…
Descriptors: Role, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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West, Jessica A. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
In this article, I share the ways in which New Literacies theory served as an interpretive lens to understand how the Internet as a cultural tool mediates the literacy actions of adolescents in English Language Arts classrooms. Data were drawn from a larger study in which students who were considered "at-risk" because of previous…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Literacy Education, Internet
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Dahdal, Sohail – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
Youth reliance on social media platforms as their main source of media consumption presents an opportunity to increase their cultural knowledge through engaging them in digital storytelling of their village oral history. This paper examines the results of a pilot study conducted in Palestinian villages with youth who were trained on local…
Descriptors: Cultural Education, Social Media, Story Telling, Rural Areas
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Taskiran, Ayse – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
Today, educational practices are being designed and varied due to advance of millennium generation who tend to use mobile technologies in every aspect of their lives. Accordingly, growing interest towards mobile learning in education brings several opportunities and advantages for English as foreign language teachers and learners. Augmented…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications
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Welbers, Kasper; Konijn, Elly A.; Burgers, Christian; de Vaate, Anna Bij; Eden, Allison; Brugman, Britta C. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
In this paper, we reflect on the implementation of a gamified application for helping students learn important facts about their study program. We focus on two design features, of which different configurations were tested in a field experiment among Dutch university students (N = 101). The first feature is feedback, which is expected to increase…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Educational Games, Computer Oriented Programs
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Harmandaoglu Baz, Esra; Cephe, Pasa Tevfik; Balçikanli, Cem – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
The purpose of the present study is to investigate the behavioral intentions of Turkish English as a foreign language (EFL) pre-service teachers to use a cloud application in their future classes. Preliminary data were collected from 22 senior EFL pre-service teachers via a questionnaire, semi-structured interviews, and an observation form. Before…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Language Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes
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Johnson, Nicola F. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
New media has enabled users to informally learn, consume, create and produce in many different ways and forms at (almost) any time. In 2013, Papacharissi and Easton further theorised Bourdieu's notion of habitus to embrace new media in the 21st century, coining 'habitus of the new' focusing on the novelty and practices surrounding new media. This…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration, Public Schools
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Power, Kerry – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
When conceptualising knowledge gained from tapping into an internet data pool, one may question many things which can include the role of the researcher and the researched, privacy and ethics, intention, authenticity and the vastness of scope. The researcher, regardless of research intention including moral or ethical positions, must acknowledge…
Descriptors: Ethics, Research Problems, Social Media, Researchers
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Anderson, Sky LaRell – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
This article approaches games from the perspectives of design and analysis in order to describe how games might employ pedagogical strategies that capitalize on their strengths as interactive media while avoiding the pitfalls of traditional learning games. Specifically, it draws attention to how games employ world building through lore--such as…
Descriptors: Video Games, History Instruction, War, World History
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Nyasulu, Chimango; Dominic Chawinga, Winner – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
As an instant messaging application accessed through smartphones, WhatsApp is currently used by millions of people across the world to share information in various formats such as audio, photos, videos and text. The higher education is one of the sectors where the hype of WhatsApp has been acknowledged and consequently, students and lecturers…
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Social Media
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Asamoah, Moses Kumi – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
Hybrid learning, which integrates the face-to-face classroom-based teaching with an online mode, is at its incipient stage in Africa. A study exploring institutional support services provided for students and informal peer support among peers of hybrid learning is a very significant academic exercise since it has implications for sustainability of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Blended Learning, Electronic Learning
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Watkins, Robert; Smith, Diantha; McBeth, Mark – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
For some schools, using iPads instead of computer labs can be a cost- and space-saving endeavour. We decided to test students' attitudes toward tablet functions and confidence in classroom objectives in three technical communication courses by administering a pre- and post-test. Two classes used iPads and one did not (the control). We analysed the…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Telecommunications, Technology Uses in Education
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Marsh, Valerie L.; Hoff, Martha J. – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2019
New literacies research and theory touts the advantages of participatory cultures where youth collaborate, connect, and share knowledge. However, these practices assume a certain level of trust. With a lens that combines sociological theories of trust and a new literacies theory of participatory culture, this paper draws on two studies of youth…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Adolescents, Multiple Literacies, Communities of Practice
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