Understanding successful and sustained technology enabled learning across institutional and cultural contexts in higher education

Anat Cohen, Tal Soffer, Michael Henderson

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Abstract

Large scale of binational survey with 3003 students from Monash and
Tel Aviv Universities was conducted. The main aim was to better understand
students’ actual experiences with digital technologies during their studies –
highlighting the technologies that students perceived as particularly helpful
and/or useful. Special attention was given to the differentiation usage of official
technologies resources versos non-official technologies resources. Thus, the
research questions were: (a) Are there cultural differences in digital
technologies resources usage and practices between Australian and Israeli students? (b) Are there cultural differences between Australian and Israeli
students regarding their perception of the usefulness of digital technologies
resources and practices? The results of this study confirmed the predominance
of ‘official’ digital resources, such as learning management systems and online
library resources. However large proportions of students unsurprisingly
reported on the usage of ‘non-official’ digital resources such as specialized
academic search services (such as Google Scholar and Web of Science) and
accessing subject-related videos and audio recordings on content sharing
websites such as YouTube and Wikipedia as well as communicating and/or
collaborating with other students through Facebook and other social networks.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of EdMedia + Innovate Learning
EditorsJ. Theo Bastiaens
Place of PublicationAmsterdam Netherlands
PublisherAssociation for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)
Pages1623-1630
Number of pages8
Edition1st
Publication statusPublished - 2019
EventEdMedia + Innovate Learning 2019 - Amsterdan, Netherlands
Duration: 24 Jun 201928 Jun 2019

Conference

ConferenceEdMedia + Innovate Learning 2019
CountryNetherlands
CityAmsterdan
Period24/06/1928/06/19

Cite this

Cohen, A., Soffer, T., & Henderson, M. (2019). Understanding successful and sustained technology enabled learning across institutional and cultural contexts in higher education. In J. T. Bastiaens (Ed.), Proceedings of EdMedia + Innovate Learning (1st ed., pp. 1623-1630). Amsterdam Netherlands: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).