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Demirbilek, Muhammet; Talan, Tarik – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2018
The purpose of this study is to investigate whether off-task multitasking activities with mobile technologies, specifically social networking sites and short messaging services, used during real-time lectures have an effect on grade performance in higher education students. Two experimental groups and one control group were used in this research.…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Comparative Analysis, Social Media
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Demirbilek, Muhammet – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2015
Web 2.0 tools are becoming increasingly pervasive in higher education, and as a result, there is increasing interest in the use of online feedback activities. This study investigated students' actual experiences and perceptions using social media, Wiki and Facebook, tools to provide peer feedback on students' instructional material projects and to…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Social Media, Student Attitudes, Technology Uses in Education
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Erdem, Mukaddes – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2009
The study described looks at the effects of learning style profile of teams on the quality of materials developed in a collaborative learning process. The study was carried out on collaborative teams of four or five university students, formed through learner preferences. Learning styles of the teams were determined using Kolb's Learning Styles…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Printed Materials, Learning Processes, Profiles
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Naismith, Laura – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2007
To be effective in higher education, text messaging must be effectively integrated into both the student and staff experience. These user groups provided input into the design of StudyLink, an email to text message service. A small-scale trial was conducted over a period of two academic terms to investigate the feasibility of using this system in…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Office Occupations, College Administration, Electronic Mail