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|Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Third Edition
Information acquisition and management has always had a profound impact on societal and organizational progression. However, as computing dramatically advances the level of intelligence associated with management technologies, the breadth of their dispersal, and ultimately the impact of the information...
Cases on the Assessment of Scenario and Game-Based Virtual Worlds in Higher Education
Shannon Kennedy-Clark, Kristina Everett, Penny Wheeler.
The ever-growing creation of new internet technologies has lead to a growing trend and use of scenario-based virtual environments and serious games in education. Along with these new technologies, there is an increasing interest in how students can be effectively assessed when using these virtual...
Exchanging Terrorism Oxygen for Media Airwaves: The Age of Terroredia
Terroredia is a newly coined term by the editor, Dr. Mahmoud Eid, to explain the phenomenal, yet under-researched relationship between terrorists and media professionals in which acts of terrorism and media coverage are exchanged, influenced, and fueled by one another.
Exchanging Terrorism Oxygen for...
Adult and Continuing Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
Beyond the undergraduate and graduate levels, education has traditionally ceased when students enter the workforce as professionals in their respective fields. However, recent trends in education have found that adult students beyond the traditional university age often benefit greatly from returning...
Handbook of Research on High Performance and Cloud Computing in Scientific Research and Education
Marijana Despotovic-Zrakic, Veljko Milutinovic, Aleksandar Belic.
As information systems used for research and educational purposes have become more complex, there has been an increase in the need for new computing architecture. High performance and cloud computing provide reliable and cost-effective information technology infrastructure that enhances research and...
Security, Trust, and Regulatory Aspects of Cloud Computing in Business Environments
Emerging as an effective alternative to organization-based information systems, cloud computing has been adopted by many businesses around the world. Despite the increased popularity, there remain concerns about the security of data in the cloud since users have become accustomed to having control over...
Innovative Technologies to Benefit Children on the Autism Spectrum
Nava R. Silton.
More than ever, emerging technology is assisting individuals with autism in a variety of ways. However, many parents, schools, and special education professionals are not aware of the recent technological developments that are available to assist these individuals.
Innovative Technologies to Benefit...
Optimum Design of Renewable Energy Systems: Microgrid and Nature Grid Methods
The management of global warming is a relevant issue throughout the world and has experts of various fields considering various methods to control Earth’s atmospheric temperature. While microgrid technology is emerging as the next generation energy supply system, renewable energy is often unstable and...
Judiciary-Friendly Forensics of Software Copyright Infringement
Vinod Polpaya Bhattathiripad.
The software industry continues to expand as new products enter into the technological marketplace in order to meet increasing demand. As a result of the popularity of often-expensive software products, companies face the growing challenge of protecting their products against copyright...
Multidisciplinary Perspectives in Cryptology and Information Security
Sattar B. Sadkhan Al Maliky, Nidaa A. Abbas.
With the prevalence of digital information, IT professionals have encountered new challenges regarding data security. In an effort to address these challenges and offer solutions for securing digital information, new research on cryptology methods is essential.
Multidisciplinary Perspectives in...
Succession Planning and Implementation in Libraries: Practices and Resources
Kiyomi D. Deards, Gene R. Springs.
As the baby boomer generation begins to retire, the focus shifts to the next generation of global leaders in diverse industries. Within the field of library science, succession planning has become a topic of interest to ensure the success of future libraries as the workforce shifts and enable...
Cases on Teaching Critical Thinking through Visual Representation Strategies
Leonard J. Shedletsky, Jeffrey S. Beaudry.
One of the most important aspects of a comprehensive education involves teaching students to analyze arguments and form their own opinions based on available information. Visual and graphical mapping strategies are useful in helping students to consider problems from a variety of perspectives.
Design, Development, and Use of Secure Electronic Voting Systems
Dimitrios Zissis, Dimitrios Lekkas.
In modern electoral processes, Information and Communication Technologies play a crucial role, whether used in voter registration, ballot casting, or processing of results. Securing these systems is a necessary step in ensuring the fairness of the democratic process.
Design, Development, and Use of...
Handbook of Research on Nanoscience, Nanotechnology, and Advanced Materials
Mohamed Bououdina, J. Paulo Davim.
The burgeoning field of nanotechnology has led to many recent technological innovations and discoveries. Understanding the impact of these technologies on business, science, and industry is an important first step in developing applications for a variety of settings and contexts.
Handbook of Research...
Global Perspectives on Achieving Success in High and Low Cost Operating Environments
Goran Roos, Narelle Kennedy.
Competing in both high and low-cost operating environments can present a number of unique challenges. In light of global competition and the changing scope of various industries due to technological advancement, these challenges must be addressed in order to ensure business success.
Online Tutor 2.0: Methodologies and Case Studies for Successful Learning
Francisco José García-Peñalvo, Antonio Miguel Seoane Pardo.
After centuries of rethinking education and learning, the current theory is based on technology’s approach to and affect on the planned interaction between knowledge trainers and trainees.
Online Tutor 2.0: Methodologies and Case Studies for Successful Learning demonstrates, through the exposure of...
Smart Manufacturing Innovation and Transformation: Interconnection and Intelligence
Fast advances in information technology have led to a smarter world vision with ubiquitous interconnection and intelligence.
Smart Manufacturing Innovation and Transformation: Interconnection and Intelligence covers both theoretical perspectives and practical approaches to smart manufacturing research...
Servant Leadership: Research and Practice
Raj Selladurai, Shawn Carraher.
Leaders represent a necessary part of any organizational structure, and leadership styles can vary greatly between individuals. Servant leadership is one such leadership style which is helping individuals guide and encourage others within their organization.
Servant Leadership: Research and Practice...
Impacts of the Knowledge Society on Economic and Social Growth in Africa
Lloyd G. Adu Amoah.
In a world that is essentially digitizing, some have argued that the idea of the knowledge society holds the greatest promise for Africa’s rapid socio-economic transformation.
Impacts of the Knowledge Society on Economic and Social Growth in Africa aims to catalyze thinking and provide relevant...
X-Ray Line Profile Analysis in Materials Science
X-ray line profile analysis is an effective and non-destructive method for the characterization of the microstructure in crystalline materials. Supporting research in the area of x-ray line profile analysis is necessary in promoting further developments in this field.
X-Ray Line Profile Analysis in...
Handbook of Research on Pedagogical Innovations for Sustainable Development
Ken D. Thomas, Helen E. Muga.
Education is a key component for progress in both the developed and developing world. It is imperative that society has access to new strides made in the area of sustainability so that current global challenges are resolved.
Handbook of Research on Pedagogical Innovations for Sustainable Development...
Handbook of Research on Cloud Infrastructures for Big Data Analytics
Pethuru Raj, Ganesh Chandra Deka.
Clouds are being positioned as the next-generation consolidated, centralized, yet federated IT infrastructure for hosting all kinds of IT platforms and for deploying, maintaining, and managing a wider variety of personal, as well as professional applications and services.
Handbook of Research on Cloud...