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|Handbook of Research on Enhancing Teacher Education with Advanced Instructional Technologies
Nwachukwu Prince Ololube, Peter James Kpolovie, Lazarus Ndiku Makewa.
Before today’s teachers are ready to instruct the intellectual leaders of tomorrow, they must first be trained themselves. Information and communication technology can greatly increase the effectiveness of this training and also aid teachers as they seek to bring the latest technological advancements...
Innovative Materials and Systems for Energy Harvesting Applications
Luciano Mescia, Onofrio Losito, Francesco Prudenzano.
Wearable electronics, wireless devices, and other mobile technologies have revealed a deficit and a necessity for innovative methods of gathering and utilizing power. Drawing on otherwise wasted sources of energy, such as solar, thermal, and biological, is an important part of discovering future energy...
Promoting Socio-Economic Development through Business Integration
Shalini Kalia, Bhavna Bhalla, Lipi Das, Neeraj Awasthy.
Developing economies around the world must balance fast growth with traditional values to achieve the greatest success. Issues related to rural innovation, knowledge management, and emerging technologies are at the forefront of every developing country’s concerns.
Analyzing the Cultural Diversity of Consumers in the Global Marketplace
Juan Miguel Alcántara-Pilar, Salvador del Barrio-García, Esmeralda Crespo-Almendros, Lucia Porcu.
The key to any marketing strategy is finding a way to reach and appeal to the consumer. In the case of a diverse consumer pool, marketers must strive to direct their promotional efforts to appeal to a global customer base.
Analyzing the Cultural Diversity of Consumers in the Global Marketplace...
Measuring and Analyzing Informal Learning in the Digital Age
Olutoyin Mejiuni, Patricia Cranton, Olúfẹ́mi Táíwò.
In the twenty-first century, learning—and the definition of education—is changing. New digital, online, and social tools have the ability to transform the classroom and engage learners like never before. In the midst of this technological revolution, it is crucial for educators and administrators to be...
Revolutionizing Arts Education in K-12 Classrooms through Technological Integration
Educational technologies are becoming more commonplace across the K-12 curriculum. In particular, the use of innovative digital technology is expanding the potential of arts education, presenting new opportunities—and challenges—to both curricular design and pedagogical practice.
Successful Technological Integration for Competitive Advantage in Retail Settings
The advent of new technologies has been an impetus for rapid development in several industries, including the area of retail services. These recent advances push industry leaders to infuse new innovations into their various systems and processes.
Successful Technological Integration for Competitive...
Psychological and Pedagogical Considerations in Digital Textbook Use and Development
With the emergence of digital tools into mainstream society, new applications for cutting-edge technologies enable innovations in the dissemination of information. Careful consideration of the impact of these tools is important to maximize benefits while avoiding misuse.
Progressive Engineering Practices in Marine Resource Management
Ivelina Zlateva, Violin Raykov, Nikola Nikolov.
There is overwhelming evidence that marine resources are being overexploited throughout the world. In an effort to conserve the natural resources of the world’s oceans, new methods, technologies, and practices in fishery and marine resource management must be implemented.
Enterprise Management Strategies in the Era of Cloud Computing
N. Raghavendra Rao.
Recent advances in internet architecture have led to the advent and subsequent explosion of cloud computing technologies, providing businesses with a powerful toolbox of collaborative digital resources. These technologies have fostered a more flexible, decentralized approach to IT infrastructure...
Engaging Consumers through Branded Entertainment and Convergent Media
Jose Marti Parreno, Carla Ruiz Mafe, Lisa Scribner.
Branded entertainment is gaining popularity within marketing communications strategies. Blurring the lines between advertisements and editorial content, branded marketing provides advertisers and consumers with highly engaging media content that benefits them both.
Engaging Consumers through Branded...
Handbook of Research on Global Competitive Advantage through Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Luís M. Carmo Farinha, João J. M. Ferreira, Helen Lawton Smith, Sharmistha Bagchi-Sen.
As businesses seek to compete on a global stage, they must be constantly aware of pressures from all levels: regional, local, and worldwide. The organizations that can best build advantages in diverse environments achieve the greatest success.
The Handbook of Research on Global Competitive Advantage...
Handbook of Research on Integrating Social Media into Strategic Marketing
To survive in today’s competitive business environment, marketing professionals must look to develop innovative methods of reaching their customers and stakeholders. Web 2.0 provides a useful tool in developing the relationships between business and consumer.
The Handbook of Research on Integrating...
Public Affairs and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications
Information Resources Management Association.
Effective administration of government and governmental organizations is a crucial part of achieving success in those organizations. To develop and implement best practices, policymakers and leaders must first understand the fundamental tenants and recent advances in public administration.
Handbook of Research on Educational Technology Integration and Active Learning
As today’s teachers prepare to instruct a new generation of students, the question is no longer whether technology should be integrated into the classroom, but only “how?” Forced to combat shorter attention spans and an excess of stimuli, teachers sometimes see technology as a threat rather than a...
Handbook of Research on Redesigning the Future of Internet Architectures
Mohamed Boucadair, Christian Jacquenet.
As the volume of global Internet traffic increases, the Internet is beginning to suffer from a broad spectrum of performance-degrading infrastructural limitations that threaten to jeopardize the continued growth of new, innovative services. In answer to this challenge, computer scientists seek to...
New Opportunities for Artistic Practice in Virtual Worlds
Although virtual worlds continue to grow in popularity, a substantial amount of research is needed to determine best practices in virtual spaces. The artistic community is one field where virtual worlds can be utilized to the greatest effect.
New Opportunities for Artistic Practice in Virtual Worlds...
Digital Solutions for Contemporary Democracy and Government
Kelvin Joseph Bwalya, Stephen Mutula.
The dot-com revolution has brought many advances before unimagined. Of them all, it may be said that none have surpassed e-government in attracting a significant number of researchers and practitioners from around the world. However, the question remains whether everyone is ready to join the...
Extreme Weather and Impacts of Climate Change on Water Resources in the Dobrogea Region
New technologies and assessment methods create improved opportunities to monitor and predict the onset of natural disasters in the era of global warming. Researchers continue to evaluate the changes in weather patterns in order to better understand natural phenomena.
Extreme Weather and Impacts of...
Standardization of Financial Reporting and Accounting in Latin American Countries
Isabel Lourenço, Maria Major.
Accounting has often been described as the language of business. As the increasing competition of overseas markets begins to affect even the smallest local companies, many more business professionals must become fluent in accounting principles and practice.
Standardization of Financial Reporting and...
Strategic Utilization of Information Systems in Small Business
M. Gordon Hunter.
The small business is an often underestimated asset of both the modern economy and the commercial workforce. Those employed by small businesses make up a large percentage of both the U.S. and Canadian populations, and with the internet and other technologies connecting us like never before, the...
Innovative Solutions in Fluid-Particle Systems and Renewable Energy Management
The threat of natural resource depletion due to high energy demands has become a key concern in both the developed and developing worlds. To alleviate these concerns, researchers around the world are exploring sustainable methods for generating energy.
Innovative Solutions in Fluid-Particle Systems...