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Zilka, Gila Cohen – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
In light of the many major changes in teenagers' lives of due to digital applications and the significant role they play in their lives, and since school is a place where they spend many hours, this study examined their perspective of how the digital environment is integrated into their school life. Participating in this mixed-method study were…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Student Attitudes, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Ariel, Yaron; Elishar-Malka, Vered – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study examined the viewpoints of lecturers and students regarding the roles of smartphones in the classroom: how legitimate is it to use them in class, and in what ways? Does the usage of smartphones impair in-class learning processes, and if it does, can we tie specific uses with specific disruptions to the class? Conversely, could it be…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
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Abu-Asbah, Khaled – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
The research dealt with intergenerational gaps in the use of digital technology in Palestinian society in Israel and its influence on relations between parents and their children. 120 parents from the center of the country participated in the study and one of the children (male or female) from each couple. Findings indicate the existence of…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Age Differences, Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes
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Magen-Nagar, Noga; Cohen, Lizi – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
The goal of the research was to examine the contribution of learning strategies as a mediator for motivation and a sense of achievement in a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), among students who participate in a unique program in Israel, called "Academy Online--MOOCs in the Israeli Education System." The goal of the program was to…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Academic Achievement, Online Courses, Foreign Countries
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Blau, Ina; Shamir-Inbal, Tamar – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
This study examines how the leaders of technology integration in educational institutions--school principals and ICT facilitators--assess systemic changes that occurred in their schools. The study collected the data from Israeli elementary schools towards the end of the third and the fourth years of the gradual National ICT program. The research…
Descriptors: School Culture, Technology Integration, Elementary Schools, Administrator Attitudes
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Blonder, Ron; Rap, Shelley – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
The goal of this research was to examine how Israeli chemistry teachers at high school level use Facebook groups to facilitate learning. Two perspectives were used: Teachers' TPACK (Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge) and the self-efficacy beliefs of chemistry teachers for using CLFG (chemistry learning Facebook groups). Three different…
Descriptors: Social Media, Secondary School Teachers, Secondary School Science, Science Teachers
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Heiman, Tali; Fichten, Catherine S.; Olenik-Shemesh, Dorit; Keshet, Noam S.; Jorgensen, Mary – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
An increasing number of students with disabilities are attending higher education. These students might face various difficulties coping with academic skills and with learning methods compared to students without disabilities. Integrating information and communication technologies (ICTs) in academic studies may be effective and constructive for…
Descriptors: College Students, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Knowledge Level
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Heiman, Tali; Olenik-Shemesh, Dorit – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
The use of the internet among teenagers has increased in recent years and nearly 92% of all teenagers in Israel surf the internet. This study examined the characteristics of involvement in cyberbullying among 114 adolescents in the Muslim Arab sector, and its relationships with emotional aspects. The students completed questionnaires regarding…
Descriptors: Internet, Adolescents, Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication
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Yemini, Miri; Cohen, Anat – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
This article presents a case study on internationalization assessment. The international, intercultural and global dimensions at the school level are examined, focusing on the case of one particular secondary school in Israel. A novel, practical assessment tool is presented for the measurement of internationalization intensity and scope at the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, International Assessment, Web Sites, Secondary Schools
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Eden, Sigal; Heiman, Tali; Olenik-Shemesh, Dorit – Education and Information Technologies, 2016
Cyberbullying is a repeated violent behavior aimed at hurting another person directed by an individual or a group towards the victim using technological means such as a computer or a mobile phone (Kowalski, Morgan, and Limber, 2012). The current study examined the phenomenon of cyberbullying among children and youth in Israel. The purpose of was…
Descriptors: Bullying, Victims of Crime, Internet, Child Safety