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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) p. 4173
Today's student body is made up primarily of "digital natives", while faculty members are primarily "digital immigrants". Consequently, while students are immersed in a culture of cell phones, text messaging, YouTube, wikis, social networks and...
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 21, No. 3 (December 2009) pp. 183–198
The purpose of this study was to examine student awareness of the pedagogical benefits of Web 2.0 to supplement in-class learning and to better understand factors that influence student decisions to adopt these tools, using the Decomposed Theory of...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 11, No. 2 (2008) pp. 71–80
While students are increasing their use of emerging technologies such as text messaging, wikis, social networks, and other Web 2.0 applications, this is not the case with many university faculty. The purpose of this study was to assess faculty's...
Using social media applications for educational outcomes in college teaching: A structural equation analysis
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 44, No. 4 (Jul 05, 2013) pp. 581–593
As more and more faculty members jump on the wagon of social media, an increasing number of publications began to investigate the adoption of social media applications and its motivators in and out of the classrooms. However, little research has...
Exploring the Impact of Social Media Compulsive Use on College Student’s Performance: A Gender Comparison
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 1066–1070
The negative impacts of compulsive use (CU) of social media is prevalent among college students due to their high immersion in social networking environments. In this study, we examine antecedents that serve as predictors of social media CU, as well ...
Time Flies When you’re on Social Networks: Cognitive Absorption and University Students’ Academic Performance
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 1988–1989
The purpose of this presentation is to develop and test a research model that investigates and compares the effects of social media compulsive use on university students’ academic performance across cultures. The research model uses the concept of...