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A Novel Approach To Measure Executive Functions In Students: An Evaluation Of Two Child-Friendly Apps, Valeska Berg, Shane Rogers, Mark Mcmahon, Michael Garrett, Dominic Manley Jan 2020

A Novel Approach To Measure Executive Functions In Students: An Evaluation Of Two Child-Friendly Apps, Valeska Berg, Shane Rogers, Mark Mcmahon, Michael Garrett, Dominic Manley

ECU Publications Post 2013

Interest in measurement of children’s executive functions has shown a major increase over the past two decades. The present study evaluates two new apps (EYT and eFun) for measuring executive functions in children. The results of this study show that children (aged 5–8) enjoy executive function assessment in the form of games on an iPad. However, only one executive function, EYT working memory, showed significant positive correlations with several types of grades (e.g., English and maths) in primary school students. New, self-assessed, child-friendly executive function measurement tools have the potential to provide future possibilities for teachers to ...


Using Community Cultural Wealth Narratives Of Low-Income High School Students In A Rural Northern California Community, Rene Rodriguez Malamed Jan 2020

Using Community Cultural Wealth Narratives Of Low-Income High School Students In A Rural Northern California Community, Rene Rodriguez Malamed

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

This study examined the experiences of white, low-income high school students completing their senior year in a rural community and earning their diplomas. The purpose of the study was to examine participants’ stories during high school using a community cultural wealth framework and narrative methodological approach. Results showed that students utilized capitals such as social, moral, familial and resistant in their small communities. Multiple capitals interacted and influenced each other as rural youth draw on these for support.


Challenges Of The Use Of Electronic And Print Resources By Students In Selected Tertiary Institution In Kwara State, Tunde Idris Yusuf, Funke Abosede Ayeni, Monsurat Taiye Aminu, Sulyman Olaitan Mahammuod Jan 2020

Challenges Of The Use Of Electronic And Print Resources By Students In Selected Tertiary Institution In Kwara State, Tunde Idris Yusuf, Funke Abosede Ayeni, Monsurat Taiye Aminu, Sulyman Olaitan Mahammuod

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The study investigates the challenges on the use of electronic and print resources by students in selected tertiary institutions in Kwara State, Nigeria. In order to achieve the set objectives, the researcher adopted survey research design using questionnaire as the major instrument for data gathering and complimented by observation. The total population for the study was 7, 954 from which 150 students were sampled. The study finds out that undergraduate students use information resources for academic related purposes; print information resources were more available for students use in the academic libraries; the findings further indicated that most libraries do not ...


Precaution Towards Access To Inappropriate Internet Content By Students With Visual Impairment, Hanny Hafiar, Nuryah Asri Sjafirah, Centurion Chandratama Priyatna, Syauqy Lukman, Fajar Syuderajat, Ari Agung Prastowo Jan 2020

Precaution Towards Access To Inappropriate Internet Content By Students With Visual Impairment, Hanny Hafiar, Nuryah Asri Sjafirah, Centurion Chandratama Priyatna, Syauqy Lukman, Fajar Syuderajat, Ari Agung Prastowo

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The limited condition of visual sense functions experienced by teenagers with visual impairment does not make them safe from exposure to porn-media. Now porn-media is everywhere in various forms and types. Accidentally or unintentionally, people with visual impairment still have the risk of accessing pornographic content through internet media. This research was initiated by the existence of cases caused by the impact of porno-media on teenagers with visual impairment, so the aim of this research was to find out the condition of porn-media exposure, the origin of access and internet resources accessed by blind people who attended school in the ...


Information Literacy Among Students Of The University Of Ghana Business School And Ghana Institute Of Management And Public Administration Business School, Prosper Kwame Amegashie, Samuel Ankamah Jan 2020

Information Literacy Among Students Of The University Of Ghana Business School And Ghana Institute Of Management And Public Administration Business School, Prosper Kwame Amegashie, Samuel Ankamah

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

The acquisition of information literacy skills empowers students to understand the content, extend their research and assume greater control over their learning. The purpose of the study is to assess information literacy skills of levels 300 and 400 students of the University of Ghana Business School, Legon and Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration Business School, Achimota. From a population of 2,579 respondents (students), a sample size of 202 that is, 86 UGBS and 116 GIMPABS were selected for the study. The questionnaire was used to gathered and analysed data. The findings of this study show that students ...


An Assessment Of Open Educational Resources By Students In Selected Academic Institutions In Southwest, Nigeria, Njeze Miracle Jan 2020

An Assessment Of Open Educational Resources By Students In Selected Academic Institutions In Southwest, Nigeria, Njeze Miracle

Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal)

This paper examined assessment of Open Educational Resources (OER) by students in selected Academic Institutions in Southwest Nigeria. A descriptive research design was used for this study and the instrument used for data collection was the questionnaire. The population of this study comprised two hundred and fifty two respondents from selected academic institutions and a stratified sampling technique was used to select respondents from each of the nine institutions investigated. This study assessed the use of Open Educational Resources by students in nine academic institutions in Nigeria which comprised (Federal, State and Private Universities; Polytechnics; and Colleges of Education) in ...