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Xing, Wanli; Lee, Hee-Sun; Shibani, Antonette – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2020
Constructing scientific arguments is an important practice for students because it helps them to make sense of data using scientific knowledge and within the conceptual and experimental boundaries of an investigation. In this study, we used a text mining method called Latent Dirichlet Allocation (LDA) to identify underlying patterns in students…
Descriptors: Persuasive Discourse, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Logical Thinking
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Harvey, Stephen; Atkinson, Obidiah; Hyndman, Brendon P. – Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2020
Purpose: To investigate sports coaches' Twitter use. Methods: Coaches (N = 310) from 22 countries and a range of sports completed an online survey. Quantitative survey data were analyzed descriptively and triangulated with qualitative data using Leximancer (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) text mining software. Results: Most participants reported…
Descriptors: Athletic Coaches, Social Media, Use Studies, Users (Information)
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Park, Mihwa – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2019
This study explored students' evaluations of their introductory physics professors posted on RateMyProfessors.com. Data included 1,521 student written comments along with numerical ratings. Student-written comments were sorted into three groups based on their numerical ratings: good, average, and poor quality. Using a text-mining technique,…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation of Teacher Performance, College Students, College Faculty, Science Teachers
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Poole, Frederick; Clarke-Midura, Jody; Sun, Chongning; Lam, Kyle – Foreign Language Annals, 2019
In this study, we present an educational board game designed to promote both mathematics and Chinese language learning. We use text-mining techniques to analyze dialog by 40 students, in six groups playing a board game in a dual language immersion context. Our findings provide evidence to support past claims and arguments that play and…
Descriptors: Chinese, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Educational Games
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Zhang, Ling; Carter, Richard Allen; Qian, Xueqin; Yang, Sohyun; Rujimora, James; Wen, Shuman – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2022
This paper aimed to provide a holistic view of research that investigated online learning in higher education around the globe during COVID-19 utilizing a bibliometric analysis. The researchers used co-citation analysis and text mining afforded by VOSviewer to document and analyze research patterns and topics reported in peer-reviewed documents…
Descriptors: Bibliometrics, Citation Analysis, Electronic Learning, Higher Education
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Valverde-Berrocoso, Jesús; González-Fernández, Alberto; Acevedo-Borreg, Jesús – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2022
Disinformation is a serious problem for democratic systems in open societies. It is a global phenomenon that must be studied from different approaches and the educational dimension is one of the most relevant. It is necessary to know what educational models have been developed to empower citizens against disinformation. A systematic review of the…
Descriptors: Misconceptions, Deception, Literature Reviews, Content Analysis
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Machado, Crystiano José Richard; Maciel, Alexandre Magno Andrade; Rodrigues, Rodrigo Lins – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
Discussion forums in learning management systems (LMS) have been shown to promote student interaction and contribute to the collaborative practice in the teaching-learning process. By evaluating the postings, teachers can identify students with learning difficulties. However, due to the large volume of posts that are generated on a daily basis in…
Descriptors: Discussion Groups, Integrated Learning Systems, Learning Problems, Content Analysis
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Liu, Xia; Burns, Alvin C. – Marketing Education Review, 2018
Marketing analytics is receiving great attention because of evolving technology and the radical changes in the marketing environment. This study aims to assist the design and implementation of a marketing analytics course. We assembled a rich data set from four sources: business executives, 400 employers' job postings, one million tweets about…
Descriptors: Marketing, Teaching Methods, Data Analysis, College Faculty
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Bonaccorsi, Andrea; Chiarello, Filippo; Fantoni, Gualtiero – Research Evaluation, 2021
With the rise of the impact assessment revolution, governments and public opinion have started to ask researchers to give evidence of their impact outside the traditional audiences, i.e. students and researchers. There is a mismatch between the request to demonstrate the impact and the current methodologies for impact assessment. This mismatch is…
Descriptors: Humanities, Social Science Research, Researchers, Users (Information)
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García, José Manuel García-Vandewalle; García-Carmona, Marina; Trujillo Torres, Juan Manuel; Moya-Fernández, Pablo – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2022
Digital competence has become a new type of literacy that significantly impacts on people's lives, as it is paramount to their social and occupational integration. In educational institutions, teachers play a major role in developing the digital skills of their students. This study aims to determine the key elements of teacher training in the use…
Descriptors: Teacher Education Programs, Educational Change, Technological Literacy, Pedagogical Content Knowledge
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Kwong, Theresa; Hafiz, Muhammad; Lau, Peter; Chan, Isaac – Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, 2018
Differences in cultural background and prior academic background significantly affect the perception of academic integrity and ethics (AIE) among university students. While upholding the highest standards of AIE is crucial both academically and professionally, such abstract concepts are difficult to teach in the traditional classroom. With mobile…
Descriptors: Integrity, Ethics, Cultural Background, Prior Learning
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Wang, Yinying; Fikis, David J. – Educational Policy, 2019
The purpose of this study is to examine the public opinion on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) on Twitter. Using Twitter Application Program Interface (API), we collected the tweets containing the hashtags #CommonCore and #CCSS for 12 months from 2014 to 2015. A Common Core corpus was created by compiling all the collected 660,051 tweets.…
Descriptors: Social Media, Administrator Attitudes, Common Core State Standards, Computational Linguistics
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Huang, Changqin; Han, Zhongmei; Li, Ming; Wang, Xizhe; Zhao, Wenzhu – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2021
Sentiment evolution is a key component of interactions in blended learning. Although interactions have attracted considerable attention in online learning contexts, there is scant research on examining sentiment evolution over different interactions in blended learning environments. Thus, in this study, sentiment evolution at different interaction…
Descriptors: Learning Analytics, Interaction, Blended Learning, Electronic Learning
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Gómez-Quintero, Juan-David; Aguerri, Jesús-C.; Gimeno-Monterde, Chabier – Comunicar: Media Education Research Journal, 2021
This article analyses Spanish media treatment of a certain type of immigrant: the unaccompanied foreign minor ("MENA" in Spanish). The media play an important role in creating and disseminating ideas and images amongst the general public, thereby promoting the articulation of sets of meanings called discourses. The main goal of this…
Descriptors: Mass Media Effects, Immigrants, Foreign Countries, Social Attitudes
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Ibekwe, Fidelia; Bochi, Fernanda; Martínez-Ávila, Daniel – Education for Information, 2021
The need to map the evolution of trends in any field of activity arises when a large amount of data is available on that activity, thus making impossible a manual exploration of the data in order to understand how the field or the activity is evolving. Topic and trend mapping is a mature field with hundreds of publications on approaches, methods…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Educational Research, Information Science Education, Trend Analysis
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