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Safanova, Angelica Jimenez – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Negative public school perception is a problem for all stakeholders. Negative public school perception leads to lack of support, which leads to lack of funding. Research shows that people outside of the school community are the most critical. Mass media, political leaders, and education reformist have perpetuated the problem. School leaders are…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Public Schools, Mixed Methods Research, Design
Severson, Christopher S. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This mixed-methods study analyzed data from 906 Ruffalo Noel Levitz Student Satisfaction Surveys (RNLSSS) at a two-year technical college in Wisconsin, to determine influences on participants' choices of programs in information technology (IT). Quantitative results showed that none of eight variables (i.e., cost, financial assistance, academic…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Student Satisfaction, Two Year College Students, Technical Education
Vigil-Hayes, Morgan Ashlee – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The Internet as a networked system has been rendered more complex than ever before as human endpoints are grafted into the system via increasingly pervasive and personalized networked devices. According to the United Nations, the Internet is a transnational enabler of a number of human rights, and as such, access to the Internet has been…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Networks, Social Networks, Access to Information
Zhang, Zhewei – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Digital products are rapidly shaping our world into a ubiquitous computing world. Because of its unique characteristics, digital artifacts are generative and highly evolving through the recombination of existing elements as well as by the invention of new elements. In this thesis, I first propose an evolutionary view to examine how digital…
Descriptors: Classification, Computer Software, Web Sites, Design
Russell, Kyle – ProQuest LLC, 2014
While accessibility of information technologies is often acknowledged as important, it is frequently not well addressed in practice. The purpose of this study was to examine the work of web developers and content managers to explore why and how accessibility is or is not addressed as an objective as websites are planned, built and maintained.…
Descriptors: Computer System Design, Web Sites, Access to Information, Information Technology
Feighery, Annie – ProQuest LLC, 2014
On January 12, 2010, a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Haiti, causing catastrophic damages that resulted in at least 300,000 dead, 300,000 serious injuries, and 1.8 million homeless. The destruction was so complete that roads were no longer visible. While buildings, roads, power, and other infrastructure have taken years to restore, mobile phone…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Natural Disasters, Telecommunications, Crisis Management
Tang, Xuning – ProQuest LLC, 2013
In light of the prosperity of online social media, Web users are shifting from data consumers to data producers. To catch the pulse of this rapidly changing world, it is critical to transform online social media data to information and to knowledge. This dissertation centers on the issue of modeling the dynamics of user communities, trending…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Information Technology, Web Sites, Knowledge Management
Jarrahi, Mohammad Hosein – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This doctoral dissertation is focused on both empirical and conceptual contributions relative to the roles social technologies play in informal knowledge sharing practices, both within and across organizations. Social technologies include (a) traditional social technologies (e.g., email, phone and instant messengers), (b) emerging social…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Information Technology, Shared Resources and Services, Information Dissemination
Oh, Chong Keat – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Due to the popularity of Web 2.0 and Social Media in the last decade, the percolation of user generated content (UGC) has rapidly increased. In the financial realm, this results in the emergence of virtual investing communities (VIC) to the investing public. There is an on-going debate among scholars and practitioners on whether such UGC contain…
Descriptors: Internet, Social Networks, Web 2.0 Technologies, Peer Influence
Guo, Lifan – ProQuest LLC, 2013
As we witness the prosperity of the social media in the past few years, and feel the explosion of "user-generated content" on the Internet, there is little question that we have entered an era of Big Data. Those social media sites, such as Facebook, LinkedIn, Quora and Twitter have been important sources for a wide spectrum of users.…
Descriptors: Semantics, Social Media, Social Networks, Web Sites
Yang, Tao – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Our connections to the digital world are invoked by brands, but the intersection of branding and interaction design is still an under-investigated area. Particularly, current websites are designed not only to support essential user tasks, but also to communicate an institution's intended brand values and traits. What we do not yet know, however,…
Descriptors: Merchandise Information, Web Sites, Usability, Guidelines
Whetstone, Melinda – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study investigated personal information behavior and information needs that 21 adults managing life with Type 2 diabetes identify explicitly and implicitly during discussions of item acquisition and use of health information items that are kept in their homes. Research drew upon a naturalistic lens, in that semi-structured interviews were…
Descriptors: Adults, Diabetes, Health, Information Sources
Zhang, Jianchuan – ProQuest LLC, 2013
E-government research has been practical and utilitarian, lacking theoretical concerns. Based on the literature of customer satisfaction with private-sector services, citizen/user satisfaction with public services, and information systems management, this study systematically investigates the following factors and their effects on citizen…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Participant Satisfaction, Private Sector, Expectation
Johnson, Riley Todd – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This phenomenological ethnographic multi-case study's purpose was to gain insight into experiences of rural junior high History Fair participants as they searched for and evaluated online primary sources. Drawing on the theories of Dewey and Kuhlthau, the study examined how the participants searched the Internet, what strategies they used to…
Descriptors: Junior High Schools, Junior High School Students, Rural Schools, History
Dinkel, Stephen C. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Accurate situational assessment is key to any decision maker and especially crucial in military command and control, air traffic control, and complex system decision making. Endsley described three dependent levels of situational awareness, (1) perception, (2) understanding, and (3) projection. This research was focused on Endsley's…
Descriptors: Web 2.0 Technologies, Semantics, Web Sites, Internet
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