Document Type

Article

Publication Date

7-2013

Subject: LCSH

Educational Web sites

Disciplines

Civil Engineering

Abstract

This study examines usage patterns of educational websites that employ databases, wikis, and general resources for information sharing and dissemination. To gather data about website usage, a quantitative survey was sent out to students and to the users of an existing educational website. Additionally, participants provided data on learning preferences and practices. Findings from the survey show that users visit an education website for finding information and getting connected to a community. The survey results also show that while communicating information should remain a top priority, educational web sites will need to adapt to an increasing desire for interpersonal communication within their own online communities.

Comments

Published article © Center for Promoting Ideas, USA. Copyrights for articles published in AIJSS are retained by the authors, with first publication rights granted to the journal. Posted with permission of the journal, located at http://www.aijssnet.com/.

Publisher Citation

G. Romig, B. Chang, K. Leitch, and A. Hunt. “Analysis of internet visitors on educational websites,” American International Journal of Social Science, Vol. 2, No. 5, July 2013. http://www.aijssnet.com/journals/Vol_2_No_5_September_2013/1.pdf

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