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Dommett, Eleanor J. – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The aim of this study was to better understand how students use online forums and Twitter in undergraduate learning. Students completed an anonymous online survey (N = 50, 54% completion rate) to assess their general approach to these tools, the types of interaction experienced and specific uses. Students were also asked to relate their use to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Social Media, Computer Mediated Communication, Higher Education
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Messer, David; Thomas, Lucy; Holliman, Andrew; Kucirkova, Natalia – Education and Information Technologies, 2018
This investigation concerns two questions: (i) is simple educational programming with children, compared to working on mathematical tasks, more effective in increasing scores in mathematical abilities, spatial awareness and working memory? (ii) is educational programming on a digital device, compared to similar paper and pencil programming…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Spatial Ability, Short Term Memory
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Sentance, Sue; Csizmadia, Andrew – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
Computing is being introduced into the curriculum in many countries. Teachers' perspectives enable us to discover what challenges this presents, and also the strategies teachers claim to be using successfully in teaching the subject across primary and secondary education. The study described in this paper was carried out in the UK in 2014 where…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Thinking Skills
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Stockleben, Björn; Thayne, Martyn; Jäminki, Seija; Haukijärvi, Ilkka; Mavengere, Nicholas Blessing; Demirbilek, Muhammet; Ruohonen, Mikko – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
The OnCreate project was initiated by ten universities with expertise in collaborative work in online-based learning environments and explores the specific challenges of implementing university courses in creative disciplines in such an environment. The first research phase comprises a literature search on creativity and its contextual factors in…
Descriptors: Online Courses, Cooperation, Higher Education, Barriers
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Webb, Mary; Davis, Niki; Bell, Tim; Katz, Yaacov J.; Reynolds, Nicholas; Chambers, Dianne P.; Syslo, Maciej M. – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
In this paper we have examined the position and roles of Computer Science in curricula in the light of recent calls for curriculum change and we have proposed principles and issues to consider in curriculum design as well as identifying priority areas for further research. The paper is based on discussions within and beyond the International…
Descriptors: Computer Science, Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Primary Education
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Gadd, Elizabeth; Weedon, Ralph – Education and Information Technologies, 2017
Investigates whether and how UK university copyright policies address key copyright ownership issues relating to printed and electronic teaching materials. A content analysis of 81 UK university copyright policies is performed to understand their approach towards copyright ownership of printed and e-learning materials and performances; rights on…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Ownership, Universities, College Faculty
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Wang, Rex; Scown, Phil; Urquhart, Cathy; Hardman, Julie – Education and Information Technologies, 2014
Facebook is a frequently used Computer Mediated Environment (CME) for students and others to build social connections, with identities and deposited self-expression. Its widespread use makes it appropriate for consideration as an educational tool; though one that does not yet have clear guidelines for use. Whether a social networking site can be…
Descriptors: Guidelines, Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education, Technology Integration
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Passey, Don – Education and Information Technologies, 2014
This paper explores the management and outcomes of a specific model of intergenerational learning, concerned with student digital leader support in a number of secondary schools in England. A local educational partnership set up a student digital leader project late in 2011, which aimed to develop a range of skills and outcomes for both the…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Learning Strategies, Educational Practices, Technology Education