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|Handbook of Research on Applied E-Learning in Engineering and Architecture Education
David Fonseca, Ernest Redondo.
The integration of technology in education has provided tremendous opportunity for learners of all ages. In today’s technology-focused society, the traditional classroom setting is being transformed through online learning platforms, collaborative and experimental methods, and digital educational...
Fuzzy Optimization and Multi-Criteria Decision Making in Digital Marketing
Anil Kumar, Manoj Kumar Dash.
The decision-making process has become a challenge in modern organizations due to increased access to information and large data sets. When considering single-criteria problems, the decision making process is extremely intuitive. On the other hand, multi-criteria decision making, which involves several...
Business Development Opportunities and Market Entry Challenges in Latin America
Mauricio Garita, Jose Godinez.
Latin America has long held an important role in international economics and continues to attract attention as the region faces restructuration and implements new business conceptions. As a result, Latin America continues to experience economic growth, which further affirms the region’s great potential...
Handbook of Research on Computational Simulation and Modeling in Engineering
Francisco Miranda, Carlos Abreu.
Multiple disciplines depend on computer programs and software to predict project challenges, outcomes, and solutions. Through the use of virtual prototyping, researchers and professionals are better able to analyze data and improve projects without direct experimentation, which can be costly or...
Handbook of Research on Innovations in Information Retrieval, Analysis, and Management
Jorge Tiago Martins, Andreea Molnar.
In a world increasingly awash in information, the field of information science has become an umbrella stretched so broadly as to threaten its own integrity. However, while traditional information science seeks to make sense of information systems against a social, cultural, and political backdrop...
Automated Enterprise Systems for Maximizing Business Performance
Petraq Papajorgji, François Pinet, Alaine Margarete Guimarães, Jason Papathanasiou.
The integration of recent technological advances into modern business processes has allowed for greater efficiency and productivity. However, while such improvements are immensely beneficial, the modeling and coordination of these activities offers a unique set of challenges that must be addressed.
Utilizing Virtual and Personal Learning Environments for Optimal Learning
Krista Terry, Amy Cheney.
The integration of emerging technologies in higher education presents a new set of challenges and opportunities for educators. With a growing need for customized lesson plans in online education, educators are rethinking the design and development of their learning environments.
Emerging Research Surrounding Power Consumption and Performance Issues in Utility Computing
Ganesh Chandra Deka, G.M. Siddesh, K. G. Srinivasa, L.M. Patnaik.
Like electricity and water, data and computing power are necessary commodities in the modern-day economy. A model for the effective regulation and provisioning of computational services will follow a similar paradigm as the existent model for traditional utilities.
Emerging Research Surrounding...
Wrestling with Contradictions in Government Social Media Practices
Research in government social media practices highlights expectations of co-creation and progression mirrored in maturity models, but research also documents low deployment degree and thereby points to a discrepancy. The paper suggests that the authors instead of co-creation and progression draw on a...
Model for Effective Collaborative Learning in Virtual Worlds with Intelligent Agents
Max Ugaz, Augusto Bernuy Alva.
The predecessors of virtual worlds are the multiplayer online role playing games; they appeared in the mid-nineties and have been studied since then. Virtual worlds are part of the shared spaces technologies and are applied to strengthen the weaknesses of teamwork, allowing identifying a direct...
How Social Media Tools are used in Research: A Case Study
Anabela Mesquita, Ana Ramalho Correia, Diana Aguiar Vieira.
Social media tools are being widely used. Every day we witness new tools appearing or new features being added to already existing tools. Their characteristics allow us to communicate and collaborate without time and space constraints. Moreover, they also help us in the development and creation of new...
Social Media in the Canadian Post-Secondary Classroom
Linda Pardy, David Thomson, Samantha Pattridge.
In Canada, the use of Social Networking Sites (SNS) for instructional purposes at post-secondary institutions is constrained by students' legislated rights to privacy. Some universities have explored ways to obtain the advantages of cloud computing while still meeting mandated obligations to...
The Utilization of Online Boundaries: Facebook, Higher Education, and Social Capital
Lewis A. Luartz.
This chapter investigates how online social networking services function and correlate with social capital, and how this affects higher education and civic engagement. First, the authors examine how individuals utilize Facebook to communicate with others strategically to build and maintain social ties....
Social Media Usage and Adoption: Are People Ready?
Line L. Olsen, Tor W. Andreassen.
Social media is in vogue, but managers need to know their customers' social media readiness to help them overcome any resistance to adopting the new benefits that social media offers and to secure customer satisfaction with the services offered through these channels. In this chapter, the authors...
Constructions of Banksy: Issues of Identity in the Age of Social Media
Cheri Lemieux Spiegel.
This chapter examines how multiple, often competing, identities of the street artist Banksy are constructed through a variety of media. It uses actor network theory and activity theory to trace and analyze the contexts, or networks, wherein Bansky's identity is constructed. Banksy's identity is...
Social Network Integration in Document Summarization
In this chapter, the author presents the new role of summarization in the dynamic network of social media and its importance in semantic analysis of social media and large data. The author introduces how summarization tasks can improve social media retrieval and event detection. The author discusses...
Handbook of Research on Technology Tools for Real-World Skill Development
Yigal Rosen, Steve Ferrara, Maryam Mosharraf.
Education is expanding to include a stronger focus on the practical application of classroom lessons in an effort to prepare the next generation of scholars for a changing world economy centered on collaborative and problem-solving skills for the digital age.
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Maximizing Healthcare Delivery and Management through Technology Integration
Tiko Iyamu, Arthur Tatnall.
Improvements in health services require continual attention and dedication to ensure proper care and treatment for citizens. To support this endeavor, professionals rely more and more on the application of information systems and technologies to promote the overall quality of modern healthcare.