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Hbaci, Ilham A. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The primary purpose of this quantitative survey research with supplemental qualitative data was to evaluate issues related to the integration of technology into Libyan higher education from Libyan educators' perspectives. All participants were Libyan educators who worked at the main universities in Eastern Libya (Benghazi and Omer Al-Moktar). The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Competencies, Computer Uses in Education, Technology Integration
Buehler, Erin – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Advances in mechanical and electrical engineering and an evolving workforce have prompted education systems in the United States to incorporate technology as both a subject of learning and a pedagogical tool. The rising workforce must be literate in the use, maintenance, and creation of technologies as more labor and service jobs become automated.…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Technological Literacy, Computer Science Education
Cooper, Paul K. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
There has been a significant growth of portable devices capable of storing both personal data as well as sensitive organizational data. This growth of these portable devices has led to an increased threat of cyber-criminal activity. The purpose of this study was to gain a better understanding of security threats to the data assets of organizations…
Descriptors: Information Security, Crime, Computer Security, Risk
Chung, Sorim – ProQuest LLC, 2016
Over the past few years, one of the most fundamental changes in current computer-mediated environments has been input devices, moving from mouse devices to touch interfaces. However, most studies of online retailing have not considered device environments as retail cues that could influence users' shopping behavior. In this research, I examine the…
Descriptors: Interactive Video, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Interfaces, Computer Peripherals
Comer, Joshua – ProQuest LLC, 2015
Whether as status notifications in news feeds or interactive prompts in online video services, updates punctuate the background routines of media by bringing a variety of changes to the attention of users. In this dissertation I argue that updates rationalize media change by making previously obscure actions of users and movements of technologies…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Investigations, Information Technology, Social Networks
Tebbetts, Jo A. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Hypotheses were developed and tested to measure the cable modems operational metrics response to a reconfiguration of the cable modems' transmitted RF applied to the CMTS. The purpose of this experiment was to compare two groups on the use of non-federal RF spectrum to determine if configuring the cable modems' transmitted RF from 25.2…
Descriptors: Computer Peripherals, Error Patterns, Radio, Telecommunications
Yanez, Maria – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Chronic wounds are becoming more frequent. Foot ulcers affect approximately 10%-15% of patients with diabetes throughout their lifetimes, and by 2025, it is estimated the prevalence of diabetes will be 250 million people in the worldwide. There is increased potential for patients with peripheral neuropathy and peripheral vascular disease to suffer…
Descriptors: Injuries, Biomedicine, Computer Peripherals, Engineering
Huang, Jeff – ProQuest LLC, 2013
In Web search, query and click log data are easy to collect but they fail to capture user behaviors that do not lead to clicks. As search engines reach the limits inherent in click data and are hungry for more data in a competitive environment, mining cursor movements, hovering, and scrolling becomes important. This dissertation investigates how…
Descriptors: Information Seeking, Online Searching, Attention, Users (Information)
Marcial, Laura Haak – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Increasingly, users are performing more sophisticated types of tasks, like information search, across computing platforms including desktops/laptops, tablets, and smartphones. While much research has been done to improve efficiency for each of these devices in the area of information search, few investigations have taken a pragmatic approach to…
Descriptors: Online Searching, Computers, Handheld Devices, Computer Peripherals
Huffman, Celia A. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study looked at the potential relationship that may exist between students' intelligence strengths, in particular their spatial and kinesthetic strengths, and their combined cognitive and metacognitive levels of interaction with a CD-ROM storybook. The multiple intelligence strengths of a sample of students, measured via the MIDAS/My…
Descriptors: Computer Peripherals, Books, Multiple Intelligences, Interaction
Bowles, William, Jr. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The goal of this study was to determine whether the Revised NIOSH Lifting Equation (RNLE) CD-ROM training program, when used without an instructor, could adequately train RNLE users to properly understand and correctly apply the RNLE. If so, then it can be used to fill a current gap in delivering training to both health and safety professionals,…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Training, Training Methods, Computer Peripherals
Dugan, Therese E. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Digital media is a broad concept that includes everything from movies to video games to websites. These media are cultural norms for young people, becoming part of their identity as they use and create content. In this dissertation I discuss the observed diversity of interactions that children from infancy through kindergarten have with digital…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Electronic Learning, Television, Films
Bhasin, Harpreet – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Hard disk drives are used in everyday life to store critical data. Although they are reliable, failure of a hard disk drive can be catastrophic, especially in applications like medicine, banking, air traffic control systems, missile guidance systems, computer numerical controlled machines, and more. The use of Self-Monitoring, Analysis and…
Descriptors: Prediction, Computer Peripherals, Mathematics, Researchers
Patrick, Christina M. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This thesis presents an end-to-end interference minimizing uniquely designed high performance I/O stack that spans multi-level shared buffer cache hierarchies accessing shared I/O servers to deliver a seamless high performance I/O stack. In this thesis, I show that I can build a superior I/O stack which minimizes the inter-application interference…
Descriptors: Computer System Design, Computer Peripherals, Computer Oriented Programs
Patti, Angela Leigh – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Given their dismal postschool outcomes, students with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) are in dire need of effective methods to increase their involvement in the transition process. It is believed that through this increased involvement, students with EBD may have greater opportunity to realize success in their postschool endeavors. This…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Self Advocacy, Outcomes of Education, Educational Strategies
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