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|Handbook of Research on the Societal Impact of Digital Media
Barbara Guzzetti, Mellinee Lesley.
The evolution of digital media has enhanced global perspectives in all facets of communication, greatly increasing the range, scope, and accessibility of shared information. Due to the tremendously broad-reaching influence of digital media, its impact on learning, behavior, and social interaction has...
Social Media and Networking: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
In the digital era, users from around the world are constantly connected over a global network, where they have the ability to connect, share, and collaborate like never before. To make the most of this new environment, researchers and software developers must understand users’ needs and...
Handbook of Research on Disaster Management and Contingency Planning in Modern Libraries
Emy Nelson Decker, Jennifer A. Townes.
Special interest in topics relating to library management over the last decade has led to the close examination of crisis management practice among library professionals. Due to the importance of the archives, documents, and books housed within libraries around the world, preemptive planning for...
Handbook of Research on Information Architecture and Management in Modern Organizations
George Leal Jamil, José Poças-Rascão, Fernanda Ribeiro, Armando Malheiro da Silva.
Information is considered both an essential element of organizational design and an asset to be processed and managed. Further research on and application of topics relating to the architecture, management, and use of information is imperative to organizational success.
The Handbook of Research on...
Innovative Research in Attention Modeling and Computer Vision Applications
Robotics and autonomous systems can aid disabled individuals in daily living or make a workplace more productive, but these tools are only as effective as the technology behind them. Robotic systems must be able to accurately identify and act upon elements in their environment to be effective in...
Comparative Economics and Regional Development in Turkey
Bryan Christiansen, M. Mustafa Erdoğdu.
The rise of globalization has affected the ways in which nations maintain sustainable development and economic prosperity. Certain countries, such as Turkey, have evolved into a place of particular importance in the changing global economy. As such, it has become more important than ever to better...
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.
Insights into Social Media and Online Digital Music
Yanbin Tu, Miao Zhao, Cathleen Jones.
This chapter investigates social media along with traditional assessment channels and their roles in music evaluation. For the current popular social media (such as Facebook and Twitter), marketing applications in the music industry are found to be limited. For certain specialized social media (social...
Multi-Level Adaptation in End-User Development of 3D Virtual Chemistry Experiments
Chang Liu, Ying Zhong.
Multi-level adaptation in end-user development (EUD) is an effective way to enable non-technical end users such as educators to gradually introduce more functionality with increasing complexity to 3D virtual learning environments developed by themselves using EUD approaches. Parameterization...
Second Life for Assessing Postgraduate Learning: Student Perspectives
Elaine Huber, Yvette Blount.
This case describes how an assessment task for a postgraduate unit (Information Systems in Business) was developed and delivered using the virtual world platform Second Life. Students investigated and reflected upon the appropriateness of particular technologies for organizations and in particular for...
Strong Value Proposition through Social Media Tools: A Case of American Express
Avinash Kapoor, Chinmaya Kulshrestha.
This chapter looks into social media tools being leveraged by marketing groups of various organisations. More specifically, this chapter attempts to identify the usefulness, sustainability, and reliability of social media tools in the context of the brand image of American Express. In the last two...
Social Media Tools Adoption and Use by SMEs: An Empirical Study
Samuel Fosso Wamba, Lemuria Carter.
Despite the recent increase in the adoption and use of social media tools to support firm operations, very little empirical research focusing on small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has been conducted to-date. The aim of this study is to fill this knowledge gap by investigating SME adoption of...
The Use of Social Media in College Recruiting and the Student Job Search
Amy Diepenbrock, Wanda Gibson.
This chapter addresses the gap in the literature regarding employer recruitment of college students, and more specifically, the use of social media in the recruitment and hiring processes by both students and employers. Background information on traditional recruiting strategies is briefly discussed as...
The Use of Web 2.0 Technologies in Formal and Informal Learning Settings
Lisa A. Best, Diane N. Buhay, Katherine McGuire, Signe Gurholt, Shari Foley.
It is often assumed that because the current generation of students is more technologically competent than previous generations, they would prefer to use technology for both formal and informal learning. The results of a series of empirical studies indicated that students in formal settings preferred...
Evaluating Social Interaction and Support Methods over Time
Birgitta Maria Kopp.
This research focuses on the evaluation of social interaction and support methods for computer-supported collaborative learning over the period of one semester. Specifically, there are three main topics for investigation: first, the subjective evaluation of social interaction and support methods...