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Rostaminezhad, Mohamamd Ali; Porshafei, Hadi; Ahamdi, Ahmad Ali – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Connection and communication via social networking applications are now one of the most important features in college students' lives. Text and graphical messaging and generating, sharing, and viewing visual messages may affect students' academic life, especially their academic performance. In this regard, reports about the effect of social…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Academic Achievement, Role, Correlation
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Doleck, Tenzin; Lajoie, Susanne P.; Bazelais, Paul – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Social networking sites (SNS) arguably represent one of the most consequential technological developments in recent history. As SNS use has burgeoned in recent years, increasing academic research has acknowledged the importance of SNS in students' lives. The emerging field of SNS scholarship investigates an important issue in the academic domain,…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Academic Achievement, Longitudinal Studies, Educational Technology
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Adekitan, Aderibigbe Israel; Noma-Osaghae, Etinosa – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The academic performance of a student in a university is determined by a number of factors, both academic and non-academic. Student that previously excelled at the secondary school level may lose focus due to peer pressure and social lifestyle while those who previously struggled due to family distractions may be able to focus away from home, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Data Collection, Educational Research, Prediction
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Tawafak, Ragad M.; Romli, Awanis BT; Alsinani, Maryam – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This paper focused on the improvement of student's assessment feedback and learning satisfaction in the higher education institutions in Oman using the E-learning system of University Communication Model (UCOM). During the study, an E-learning model was conceptualized using coursework program instruction, testing academic performance, faculty…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Electronic Learning, Foreign Countries, Universities
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Altinpulluk, Hakan – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study aims to examine 58 articles, published in 8 educational technology journals under the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) between 2006 and 2016, containing "augmented reality" in their title and, thereby, to determine the trends of using augmented reality (AR) in education by the content analysis technique. In this period of…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Content Analysis, Citation Analysis, Journal Articles
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Bakare, Jimoh; Orji, Chibueze Tobias – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Some of the factors that influence students' academic achievement, and retention of learning include teacher's mode of teaching, his/her experiences and personality, workload, ability to make use of the available resource materials for teaching and learning. However, literature and some researchers have made it known that adopting students' driven…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Tutoring, Academic Achievement, College Students
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Samad, Sarminah; Nilashi, Mehrbakhsh; Ibrahim, Othman – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Social networking sites have played an important role in enhancing students' social presence. As an educational tool for online courses, they have significantly contributed in promoting students' motivation for learning. The aim of this research is to investigate the impact of social networking sites on students' academic performance. We conduct a…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Social Media
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Dey, Priyadarshini; Bandyopadhyay, Somprakash – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Access to quality primary education is a major concern in India. Despite of having reasonable infrastructure, issues of teacher absenteeism, poor accountability of teachers, ineffective teaching learning materials and inadequate teaching procedures are still the prevailing causes for poor educational quality in lower tier schools. Though private…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blended Learning, Elementary School Students, Disadvantaged Youth
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Yagci, Ali; Çevik, Mustafa – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This study aims to predict the academic achievements of Turkish and Malaysian vocational and technical high school (VTS) students in science courses (physics, chemistry and biology) through artificial neural networks (ANN) and to put forth the measures to be taken against their failure. The study population consisted of 10th and 11th grade 922 VTS…
Descriptors: Prediction, Academic Achievement, Technical Education, Vocational High Schools
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Baturay, Meltem Huri; Toker, Sacip – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
Internet addiction among college students in terms of causes and effects are investigated. Correlation study method is utilized; structural equation modelling is applied to analyze the data. There are fifteen hypotheses generated for the model. The data is collected via numerous instruments proven as reliable and valid by the previous studies.…
Descriptors: Internet, Addictive Behavior, Undergraduate Students, Games
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Doleck, Tenzin; Lajoie, Susanne P.; Bazelais, Paul – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The effects of social networking sites (SNS) use are especially significant for students, as they tend to be the most frequent and heavy users of such platforms. In this stream of work, prior research has documented the links between SNS use and academic performance; however, surprisingly, empirical evidence is inconclusive. Whereas previous…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Academic Achievement, Correlation, Educational Benefits
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Qazdar, Aimad; Er-Raha, Brahim; Cherkaoui, Chihab; Mammass, Driss – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The use of machine learning with educational data mining (EDM) to predict learner performance has always been an important research area. Predicting academic results is one of the solutions that aims to monitor the progress of students and anticipates students at risk of failing the academic pathways. In this paper, we present a framework for…
Descriptors: Data Analysis, Academic Achievement, At Risk Students, High School Students
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Engerman, Jason A.; Carr-Chellman, Alison A.; MacAllan, Monique – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
This paper describes the findings of a phenomenological research study to uncover possible skills that boys learn through peer supported activities using Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) video games. By drawing on a cultural-historical activity theory (CHAT) conceptual framework and prioritizing student voice, this study found that boys engaged in…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Phenomenology, Video Games, Males
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Nedungadi, Prema; Mulki, Karunya; Raman, Raghu – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Reduction of teacher and student absenteeism, together with consistent teacher support and training, are critical factors in improving the quality of education in rural India. As part of an ongoing project involving schools and educational centers in rural areas spread across 21 Indian states, this study investigated how implementation of two…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Rural Areas, Foreign Countries, Attendance
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Luttenberger, Silke; Macher, Daniel; Maidl, Verena; Rominger, Christian; Aydin, Nilüfer; Paechter, Manuela – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
Lecture podcasts are considered an efficient means for passing on learning contents to students, most notably in lectures with large numbers of students. Here, the lecturer's presentation, combined with lecture slides, is recorded and broadcasted in video form. The present study investigates how students organize learning when they have the choice…
Descriptors: College Students, Lecture Method, Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices
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