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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...
Game Theory Framework Applied to Wireless Communication Networks
Chungang Yang, Jiandong Li.
The popularity of smart phones and other mobile devices has brought about major expansion in the realm of wireless communications. With this growth comes the need to improve upon network capacity and overall user experience, and game-based methods can offer further enhancements in this area.
Emerging Research and Trends in Gamification
Harsha Gangadharbatla, Donna Z. Davis.
Game design has shifted from the development of games for entertainment to the creation of games with a more meaningful purpose. Game principles and theories can be applied to interactive programs in a variety of fields and professions. Researchers continue to examine the many ways games can be applied...
Journal of Nanotoxicology and Nanomedicine (JNN)
The Journal of Nanotoxicology and Nanomedicine (JNN) publishes key research that addresses the potential opportunities, hazards, and risks associated with human and environmental exposure to micro-scale materials in natural as well as medicinal settings. Focusing on both theoretical and experimental...
Mobile Computing and Wireless Networks: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
We live in a wireless society, one where convenience and accessibility determine the efficacy of the latest electronic gadgets and mobile devices. Making the most of these technologies—and ensuring their security against potential attackers—requires increased diligence in mobile technology research and...
Promoting Climate Change Awareness through Environmental Education
Lynn Wilson, Carolyn Stevenson.
Addressing global climate change is a monumental battle that can only be fought by the leaders of tomorrow, but future leaders are molded through education and shaped by the leaders of today. While the pivotal role of education in spreading awareness of climate change is one universally espoused...
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.
Biomedical Image Analysis and Mining Techniques for Improved Health Outcomes
Wahiba Ben Abdessalem Karâa, Nilanjan Dey.
Every second, users produce large amounts of image data from medical and satellite imaging systems. Image mining techniques that are capable of extracting useful information from image data are becoming increasingly useful, especially in medicine and the health sciences.
Biomedical Image Analysis...
Handbook of Research on Climate Change Impact on Health and Environmental Sustainability
Climate change is not only one of the greatest threats to modern civilization; it is also a great challenge to economic development in the 21st century. Global warming can lead to periods of both drought and intense rain, causing crops to fail and ruining the livelihoods of many in underdeveloped...
Handbook of Research on Trends in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Chronic Conditions
Dimitrios I. Fotiadis.
Stemming from environmental, genetic, and situational factors, chronic disease is a critical concern in modern medicine. Managing treatment and controlling symptoms is imperative to the longevity and quality of life of patients with such diseases.
The Handbook of Research on Trends in the Diagnosis...
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...
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...
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...