Educational Web sites
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.
Romig, Georgia; Chang, Byungik; Leitch, Kenneth; and Hunt, Aaron, "Analysis of Internet Visitors on Educational Websites" (2013). Civil Engineering Faculty Publications. 7.
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