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|International Journal of Vehicular Telematics and Infotainment Systems (IJVTIS)
Daxin Tian, Zhengguo Sheng, Jianming Ma.
In recent years, vehicular telematics and infotainment applications have attracted great interest in the research community, e.g. wireless communications, intelligent vehicle technology, intelligent transportation systems, mobile computing, sensors, multimedia, etc. The vehicular systems can help...
Human-Computer Interaction: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
As modern technologies continue to develop and evolve, the ability of users to interface with new systems becomes a paramount concern. Research into new ways for humans to make use of advanced computers and other such technologies is necessary to fully realize the potential of 21st century tools.
Handbook of Research on Civil Society and National Security in the Era of Cyber Warfare
Metodi Hadji-Janev, Mitko Bogdanoski.
As the confluence of networks that is the modern Internet grows to encompass everything from nuclear reactors to home appliances, the affordances offered to the average citizen grow as well—but so, too, do the resources made available to those with malicious intent. Through the rise of Big Data and the...
Emerging Perspectives on the Mobile Content Evolution
Juan Miguel Aguado, Claudio Feijóo, Inmaculada J. Martínez.
In less than a decade, mobile technology has revolutionized our cultures, societies, and economies by impacting both personal and professional aspects of human life. Mobile technology has therefore become the fastest diffusing technology in history, expanding and transforming existent possibilities by...
Emerging Research on Networked Multimedia Communication Systems
Innovations in multimedia technology have truly revolutionized communication, transforming the definitions of text, audio, and visual information through hybrid combinations of these forms. The rise of multimedia systems has generated new methods for high-speed data capturing, processing, editing...
Exploring the Concept of the “Social Media Campaign”
On May 2, 2011, Canadians voted in what the news media dubbed “Canada's First Social Media Election.” This allowed Canadians to join their neighbours to the south who, arguably, had gone through one national social media election during the 2008 bid for the presidency. Through a theoretical...
Facebook as an Educational Environment for Mathematics Learning
Nimer Baya'a, Wajeeh Daher.
In this chapter, the authors describe four successful experiments in using social networking sites (Facebook and Edmodo) in mathematics teaching and learning, where this use depended on populating the sites with historical mathematicians and/or mathematical phenomena. They describe two models of using...
If You Build It, They Will Come: Create Virtual Student Organizations
Elizabeth G. Donnellan.
Students attending traditional or online universities will benefit from membership in a virtual club. This chapter provides specific information about tools used to create, administer, and motivate participation in virtual college clubs. To enhance the club experience, suggestions are offered for...
Privacy and Pervasive Surveillance: A Philosophical Analysis
This chapter analyzes some tools of pervasive surveillance in light of the growing philosophical literature regarding the nature and value of privacy. It clarifies the conditions under which a person can be said to have privacy, explains a number of ways in which particular facets of privacy are...
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...
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...
Adoption of Social Media Services: The Case of Local Government Organizations in Australia
Mohd Hisham Mohd Sharif, Indrit Troshani, Robyn Davidson.
The increasing diffusion of social media is attracting government organizations worldwide, including local government. Social media can help local government improve the manner in which it is engaged with community and its responsiveness whilst offering cost savings and flexibility. Yet, there is...
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...
Social Presence: Communications in Distance Dissertation Courses
Libi Shen, Irene Linlin Chen.
Over the years, the advance of technology has changed the ways of instructions in higher education, and new communication trends as well as innovative pedagogy evolved to be reconciled with new technology trends in distance education. What are the major challenges of communication in distance...
Improving Health Management through Clinical Decision Support Systems
Jane D. Moon, Mary P. Galea.
In an effort to combat human error in the medical field, medical professionals continue to seek the best practices and technology applications for the diagnosis, treatment, and overall care of their patients.
Improving Health Management through Clinical Decision Support Systems brings together a...