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Onaolapo, Sodiq; Oyewole, Olawale – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2018
Aim/Purpose: This study examines the influence of Performance Expectancy (PE), Effort Expectancy (EE), and Facilitating Conditions (FC) on the use of smart phones for mobile learning by postgraduate students in University of Ibadan, Nigeria. Background: Due to the low level of mobile learning adoption by students in Nigeria, three base constructs…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Performance, Expectation, Telecommunications
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Buzzetto-Hollywood, Nicole A.; Alade, Ayodele Julius – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2018
Aim/Purpose: This paper presents the preliminary findings of a pilot survey that sought to examine the technology uses, backgrounds, needs, interests, career goals, and professional expectations of Generation Z students enrolled at a minority serving institution in the United States Mid-Atlantic region. Background: Students entering college today…
Descriptors: Minority Group Students, Technology Uses in Education, Student Characteristics, Student Needs
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Buzzetto-Hollywood, Nicole A.; Wang, Hwei C.; Elobeid, Magdi; Elobaid, Muna E. – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2018
Aim/Purpose: The digital divide and educational inequalities remain a significant societal problem in the United States, and elsewhere, impacting low income, first-generation, and minority learners. Accordingly, institutions of higher education are challenged to meet the needs of students with varying levels of technological readiness with…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Access to Computers, Disadvantaged, Minority Group Students
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Ganayem, Asmaa Nader; Zidan, Wafa S. – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2018
Aim/Purpose: This research inquires how students perceive the role of Technology Education and Cultural diversity (TEC) instructors in improving their 21st century skills. In addition, this study examines the students' preferred learning style: face to face, synchronous and asynchronous. Background: 21st century skills include, among others,…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Conventional Instruction
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Fergusson, Lee; Allred, Timothy A.; Dux, Troy – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2018
Aim/Purpose Work-based learning has been identified in the literature, and is established in academia and in the global worlds of work; however, an examination of work-based research, particularly at the doctoral level, has been less well articulated. Moreover, a paucity of published literature on either work-based research or Professional Studies…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workplace Learning, Educational Research, Action Research
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Fergusson, Lee; Allred, Timothy A.; Dux, Troy; Muianga, Hugo M. – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2018
Aim/Purpose: Most research on work-based learning and research relates to theory, including perspectives, principles and curricula, but few studies provide contemporary examples of work-based projects, particularly in the Australian context; this paper aims to address that limitation. Background: The Professional Studies Program at University of…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Public Service, Wellness, Safety
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Tshiani, Valerie Mujinga; Tanner, Maureen – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2018
Contribution: This study contributes to scientific literature by detailing the impact of specific factors on the privacy concerns of citizens living in an African city. Findings: The findings reveal that the more that impersonal data is collected by the Smart City of Cape Town, the lower the privacy concerns of the digital natives. The findings…
Descriptors: Privacy, Foreign Countries, Information Technology, Developing Nations
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Nugent, Gwen; Guru, Ashu; Namuth-Covert, Deana M. – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2018
Aim/Purpose: This study examines differences in credit and noncredit users' learning and usage of the Plant Sciences E-Library (PASSEL, http://passel.unl.edu), a large international, open-source multidisciplinary learning object repository. Background: Advances in online education are helping educators to meet the needs of formal academic credit…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Electronic Libraries, Research Libraries, Electronic Learning
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Rodafinos, Angelos – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2018
Aim/Purpose: This paper presents some of the issues that academia faces in both the detection of plagiarism and the aftermath. The focus is on the latter, how academics and educational institutions around the world can address the challenges that "follow" the identification of an incident. The scope is to identify the need for and…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Intervention, Prevention, Higher Education
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McDonald, Scott Douglas – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2017
Aim/Purpose: Students face many challenges improving their soft skills such as critical thinking. This paper offers one possible solution to this problem. Background: This paper considers one method of enhancing critical thinking through a problem-solving game called the Coffee Shop. Problem-solving is a key component to critical thinking, and…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, Thinking Skills, Educational Games
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Ahmad, Kham Sila; Armarego, Jocelyn; Sudweeks, Fay – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2017
Aim/Purpose: To develop a framework for utilizing Mobile Assisted Language Learning (MALL) to assist non-native English migrant women to acquire English vocabulary in a non-formal learning setting. Background: The women in this study migrated to Australia with varied backgrounds including voluntary or forced migration, very low to high levels of…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Shariati, Saeed; Armarego, Jocelyn; Sudweeks, Fay – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2017
Aim/Purpose: The research investigates the impact of Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) on Iranian refugees' settlement in Australia. Background: The study identifies the issues of settlement, such as language, cultural and social differences. Methodology: The Multi-Sited Ethnography (MSE), which is a qualitative methodology, has…
Descriptors: Refugees, Land Settlement, Ethnography, Foreign Countries
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Kelsey, Karishma; Zaliwski, Andrew – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2017
Aim/Purpose: The teaching solution presented in this paper was implemented to overcome the common problems encountered by authors during years of practice of applied business studies teaching. Background: In our school, we have deep multicultural environments where both teachers and students are coming from different countries and cultures. The…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Barriers, Teaching Methods, Visualization
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Nave, Rachel; Ackerman, Rakefet; Dori, Yehudit Judy – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2017
Aim/Purpose: These days educators are expected to integrate technological tools into classes. Although they acquire relevant skills, they are often reluctant to use these tools. Background: We incorporated online forums for generating a Community of Inquiry (CoI) in a faculty development program. Extending the Technology, Pedagogy, and Content…
Descriptors: Medical School Faculty, Communities of Practice, Educational Diagnosis, Technology Integration
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Krubu, Dorcas Ejemeh; Zinn, Sandy; Hart, Genevieve – Interdisciplinary Journal of e-Skills and Lifelong Learning, 2017
Aim/Purpose: The research work investigated the information seeking process of undergraduates in a specialised university in Nigeria, in the course of a group assignment. Background: Kuhlthau's Information Search Process (ISP) model is used as lens to reveal how students interact with information in the affective, cognitive and physical realms.…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Information Seeking, Student Journals, Journal Writing
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