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Yau, Joe C. K; Hui, Lucas C. K.; Cheung, Bruce; Yiu, S. M. – Internet Research, 2003
Presents a mechanism, the Secure e-Course eXchange (eCX) designed to protect learning material from unauthorized dissemination, and shows how this mechanism can be integrated in the operation model of online learning course providers. The design of eCX is flexible to fit two operating models, the Institutional Server Model and the Corporate Server…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Security, Computer Software Development
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Goldsmith, Ronald E.; Lafferty, Barbara A. – Internet Research, 2002
Describes a study of undergraduates that tested four hypotheses regarding the effects of viewing Web sites on Internet advertising. Highlights include attitudes toward ads in marketing communications and advertising research; recalling brand names seen on the Internet; perceived advantages and disadvantages of online advertising; and recalling ads…
Descriptors: Advertising, Higher Education, Hypothesis Testing, Internet
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Karuppan, Corinne M. – Internet Research, 2001
Presents a profile of users of a course Web site and examines reasons why non-users decide not to access supplemental Web-based materials. Results indicate male students access the Web site more often than females. Higher GPA was also related to heavier use. The most important result seems to be the relationship between learning style and use,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Computer Attitudes, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Resources
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Mateos, Maria Buenadicha; Mera, Antonio Chamorro; Gonzalez, Francisco Javier Miranda; Lopez, Oscar Rodrigo Gonzalez – Internet Research, 2001
This paper provides an original Web Assessment Index that focuses on accessibility, speed, navigability, and content. Explains the scoring mechanism, applies the index to assess Web sites of all Spanish universities, and suggests future research. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Content Analysis, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries
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Clyde, Laurel A.; Klobas, Jane E. – Internet Research, 2001
Examines changes in experience and confidence among university students in Iceland taking their first Internet course between 1994 and 2000. Discusses results of time series that show that the number of participants with prior experience has increased and makes recommendations for course content, including advanced skills in Internet use.…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Computer Uses in Education, Course Content, Foreign Countries
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Evans, Joel R.; Haase, Ilene M. – Internet Research, 2001
Discusses the potential for online business education. Highlights include a background of distance education for higher education; the interest of corporate America in distance education; and results of a survey of Internet users that focused on potential customers for online business education and considered demographics, service expectations,…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Demography, Distance Education, Futures (of Society)
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Cohen, Joel – Internet Research, 1996
Reports the results of a study that investigated whether faculty who use computer mediated communication (CMC) achieve greater scholarly productivity as measured by publications and numerous other prestige factors. Findings that indicate positive results from CMC are described, implications for faculty and academic libraries are discussed, and…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Computer Mediated Communication, Faculty Publishing, Higher Education
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Perry, Timothy T.; Perry, Leslie Anne; Hosack-Curlin, Karen – Internet Research, 1998
Surveys were administered to 548 students from three regional universities in the southeastern United States, examining: how many students regularly use the Internet, hours per week regular users spend on the Internet, types of computers used, use of e-mail, use of the Internet to obtain university information, number of students who had home…
Descriptors: College Students, Computer Mediated Communication, Electronic Mail, Higher Education
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Maule, R. William – Internet Research, 1998
Examines instructional frameworks for university-level education in Internet content design. Looks at academic constructs, philosophies and strategies from two disciplines traditionally associated with content--instructional science and informational studies. These approaches are extended into a curricula paradigm for academic studies in Internet…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Content Analysis, Curriculum Development, Educational Philosophy
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Saunders, Gary; Weible, Rick – Internet Research, 1999
Discussion of the future of electronic courses for higher education focuses on the results of an email questionnaire survey sent to accounting chairpersons. Nearly 65 per cent of the respondents indicated that electronic courses are simply correspondence courses presented with new technology and do not see them as particularly beneficial. (LRW)
Descriptors: Accounting, Computer Assisted Instruction, Correspondence Study, Department Heads
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Nel, Deon; van Niekerk, Raymond; Berthon, Jean-Paul; Davies, Tony – Internet Research, 1999
Investigates structures of commercial Web sites, and analyzes patterns that emerge, which may be of future use as guidelines to businesses intending to establish a Web presence. Discusses classifying Web sites, explains the theory of flow, and describes an experiment with college students who evaluated Web sites and measured flow. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Classification, Corporations, Evaluation Methods, Futures (of Society)
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Kingsley, Paul; Anderson, Terry – Internet Research, 1998
Describes a study conducted at the University of Ulster (Northern Ireland) that examined reasons for defecting from Internet access. Topics include availability through institutional access; subject differences; e-mail and critical mass; information rich versus information poor; and suggestions for further research. (LRW)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Electronic Mail, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
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Furnell, S. M.; Onions, P. D.; Bleimann, U.; Gojny, U.; Knahl, M.; Roder, H. F.; Sanders, P. W. – Internet Research, 1998
Presents a generic reference model for online distance learning and discusses security issues for each stage (enrollment, study, completion, termination, suspension). Discusses a security framework (authentication and accountability, access control, intrusion detection, network communications, nonrepudiation, learning resources provider…
Descriptors: Accountability, Alarm Systems, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Security
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Wills, Mathew; Wills, Gordon – Internet Research, 1996
Examines electronic publishing for academic and professional publishers. Discusses benefits of electronic publishing to authors and readers, argues that the hard sell and product-driven mindsets will not work in a customer-focused communications medium, and outlines characteristics of electronic publishing that must be incorporated in successful…
Descriptors: Authors, Communications, Electronic Publishing, Higher Education
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York, Grace Ann – Internet Research, 1996
Although distributed computing environments constitute the core of the curriculum in today's schools of information studies, this was not the case in the 1980s. This article examines the current roles of traditionally trained librarians, focusing on the University of Michigan Library's Document Center and how document principles for traditional…
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational Environment, Government Publications, Higher Education
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