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Nuñez, Roland – Educational Media International, 2018
Media consumption can influence viewer perceptions and attitudes. Recent research on media's effect on college students has failed to address gender differences. Using Mere Repeated Exposure Theory (traditionally used in marketing research), this study aims to answer three research questions regarding college media consumption and college…
Descriptors: College Students, Expectation, Student Attitudes, Factor Analysis
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Voivonta, Theodora; Avraamidou, Lucy – Educational Media International, 2018
This paper is concerned with the educational value of Facebook and specifically how it can be used in formal educational settings. As such, it provides a review of existing literature of how Facebook is used in higher education paying emphasis on the scope of its use and the outcomes achieved. As evident in existing literature, Facebook has been…
Descriptors: Social Media, Social Networks, Higher Education, Undergraduate Students
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Hajisoteriou, Christina; Karousiou, Christiana; Angelides, Panayiotis – Educational Media International, 2018
This project focuses on the design and implementation of an online professional development platform tailored to teachers' needs to improve and promote their intercultural knowledge. Drawing upon the framework of virtual communities of practice, the project escapes from traditional professional development programmes. Although a total of 103…
Descriptors: Communities of Practice, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Multicultural Education
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Choi, Grace Y. – Educational Media International, 2018
Although online education is popularized, it is in a developing stage that continues to struggle with communicating and engaging with students. The question remains on how students can be better engaged in online educational materials that are presented in asynchronous media, especially in lecture videos. Thus, using engagement theory, the present…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Lecture Method, Video Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Lawrence, Japhet E.; Tar, Usman A. – Educational Media International, 2018
Information communication technology (ICT) is becoming increasingly important in our daily lives and in our educational system. There is a growing demand on educational institutions to use ICT to teach the skills and knowledge students need for the digital age. The adoption and integration of ICT into teaching and learning environment provides…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Technology Integration, Learning Processes, Foreign Countries
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Konijn, W. S.; Essink, D. R.; de Cock Buning, T.; Zweekhorst, M. B. M. – Educational Media International, 2018
Even though the flipped classroom is an increasingly popular method in education, a literature search shows a gap in research on this method in higher education. This article describes an experiment with two central questions: (1) How do students and lecturers assess the effectiveness of the FC method? And (2) What are crucial design elements? To…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Higher Education
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Gutman, Mary; Genser, Lynne – Educational Media International, 2017
Enabling pre-service teachers to develop a critical view of their practice and to acquire the higher order inquiry skills necessary for pedagogic research has been and continues to be a challenge. The present study presents a unique intervention in the training of pre-service teachers in research literacy (RL) skills using a Problem Based Learning…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Research Skills, Problem Based Learning, Communities of Practice
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Drew, Christopher – Educational Media International, 2017
The versatility, intimacy and ease of production of podcasting make it a logical technology to apply to flexible education contexts. As a result, there has been increasing scholarly interest in the value of education podcasting in recent years. While education podcasting literature has tended to explore podcast implementation in institutional…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Audio Equipment, Information Dissemination, Instructional Design
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Prins, Renate; Avraamidou, Lucy; Goedhart, Martin – Educational Media International, 2017
Grounded within literature pointing to the value of narrative in communicating scientific information, the purpose of this study was to examine the use of stories as a tool for teaching about natural selection in the context of school science. The study utilizes a mixed method, case study approach which focuses on the design, implementation, and…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Evolution, Science Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Tay, Lee Yong; Nair, Shanthi Suraj; Lim, Cher Ping – Educational Media International, 2017
This paper explores the relationship among ICT infrastructure (i.e., computing devices and Internet), one-to-one computing program and student ICT activities in school. It also looks into the differences of how ICT is being used in the teaching of English, mathematics and science at the elementary school level in relation to the availability of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Elementary School Students
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Veletsianos, George; Kimmons, Royce; Shaw, Ashley; Pasquini, Laura; Woodward, Scott – Educational Media International, 2017
Higher education institutions have embraced social media platforms. Yet, little research has examined the characteristics of institutional social media accounts and the narratives their posts construct for faculty and student life. By investigating these topics, researchers can better understand the actual and potential roles of these tools in…
Descriptors: State Universities, Social Media, Institutional Characteristics, College Faculty
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Elena Gallagher, Silvia; O'Dulain, Mairtin; O'Mahony, Niamh; Kehoe, Claire; McCarthy, Fintan; Morgan, Gerard – Educational Media International, 2017
Infographics are a visualisation tool that can be used to improve retention, comprehension and appeal of complex concepts. The rise of infographic use in education has facilitated new forms of application and design of these tools. Instructor-provided summary infographics are a new form of infographic, whereby key learning objectives and content…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Electronic Learning, Behavioral Objectives, Student Attitudes
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Sheffield, Rachel; Koul, Rekha; Blackley, Susan; Maynard, Nicoleta – Educational Media International, 2017
"Makerspace" has been lauded as a new way forward to create communities, empower students and bring together enthusiasts of all ages and skill levels "to tinker" and create. Makerspace education has been touted as having the potential to empower young people to become agents of change in their communities. This paper examines…
Descriptors: Shared Resources and Services, STEM Education, Females, Skill Development
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Rowland, Amber; Craig-Hare, Jana; Ault, Marilyn; Ellis, James; Bulgren, Janis – Educational Media International, 2017
In this article the authors share how social media, paired with gaming and in-class supports, can facilitate the practice of scientific argumentation and report data that show how students can learn and practice argumentation through these highly interactive and engaging mediums. Social media will continue to evolve and fluctuate in popularity,…
Descriptors: Social Media, Persuasive Discourse, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Hwang, Young-mee; Kim, Kwang-sun; Im, Tami – Educational Media International, 2017
The Internet of Things (IoT) is gaining importance in education owing to its rapid development. This study addresses the importance of interdisciplinary education between technology and the humanities. The use of films as a teaching resource is suitable for interdisciplinary education because films represent creative forecasts and predictions on…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Films, Internet, Educational Technology
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