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McGowan, Veronica – Administrative Issues Journal: Connecting Education, Practice, and Research, 2018
For many students, easy access to instructional materials is an expectation of course enrollment. However, for students with disabilities, obtaining instructional materials may involve hurdles such as transcription, captioning, and requesting a braille or large-print version. In order to explore themes related to accessibility and services for…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Instructional Materials, Disabilities, Accessibility (for Disabled)
Barnett, William; Corn, Mike; Hillegas, Curt; Wada, Kent – EDUCAUSE, 2015
This paper is part of series of the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research Campus Cyberinfrastructure (ECAR-CCI) Working Group. The topic of big data continues to receive a great deal of publicity because of its promise for opening new avenues of scholarly discovery and commercial opportunity. The ability to sift rapidly through massive amounts…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Information Management
Lynch, Clifford A. – EDUCAUSE, 2015
This paper is part of series of the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research Campus Cyberinfrastructure (ECAR-CCI) Working Group. The topic of big data continues to receive a great deal of publicity because of its promise for opening new avenues of scholarly discovery and commercial opportunity. The ability to sift rapidly through massive amounts…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Data Collection, Data Analysis, Information Management
Almes, Guy T.; Zottola, Ralph J. – EDUCAUSE, 2014
This paper is part of series of the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research Campus Cyberinfrastructure (ECAR-CCI) Working Group. The topic of big data continues to receive a great deal of publicity because of its promise for opening new avenues of scholarly discovery and commercial opportunity. The ability to sift rapidly through massive amounts…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Data Analysis, Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education
Almes, Guy T.; Hillegas, Curtis W.; Lance, Timothy; Lynch, Clifford A.; Monaco, Gregory E.; Mundrane, Michael R.; Zottola, Ralph J. – EDUCAUSE, 2014
This paper is part of series of the EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research Campus Cyberinfrastructure (ECAR-CCI) Working Group. The topic of big data continues to receive a great deal of publicity because of its promise for opening new avenues of scholarly discovery and commercial opportunity. The ability to sift rapidly through massive amounts…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Data Analysis, Higher Education, Technology Uses in Education
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Thibeault, Matthew D. – Music Education Research, 2012
This article examines one possible approach to teaching music in higher education with regards to creative rights and copyright. The author shares theoretical ideas underlying changes in content, creativity and culture brought about by the rise of new media and the Internet. Comparing examples of professional and student works, the author details…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Music Education, Copyrights
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Sa Silva, Pedro; Trigo, Antonio; Varajao, Joao – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2012
The increasing focus of government institutions, such as the Tax Administration or Social Security, e-government has introduced a new paradigm that is the obligation of fulfilling obligations to these institutions through online channels. In the case of tax compliance by businesses, there is another requirement, only authorized persons, such as…
Descriptors: Accounting, Learning Processes, Simulation, Teaching Methods
Alakurt, Turgay; Bardakci, Salih; Keser, Hafize – Online Submission, 2012
In this study, Turkish ICT student teachers' judgments and justifications in four scenarios involving ICT-related ethical problems were investigated. Scenarios were designed based on Mason's (1986) four ethical issues: privacy, accuracy, property and accessibility. The study was carried out in the fall of 2010. We used the critical incidents…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Evaluative Thinking, Preservice Teacher Education, Vignettes
Crews, Kenneth D. – ALA Editions, 2012
Copyright in the world of digital information is changing at a fevered pace, even as educators and librarians digitize, upload, download, draw on databases, and incorporate materials into Web-based instruction. It's essential to stay abreast of the basics of copyright law and fair use. Kenneth D. Crews has completely revised his classic text to…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Web Based Instruction, Library Services, Librarians
Adiguzel, Abdullah – Online Submission, 2012
The aim of this study is investigating the Levels of Strain, From the Point of Various Variables (according to gender, branch, working at a job which provides financial gain, the reason to prefer the teaching profession, the number of digests of related field which have been followed, the frequency of weekly using internet, the aim of using…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Secondary School Teachers, Information Seeking, Information Literacy
Forgione-Barkas, Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This collective case study reviewed the current state of Web accessibility at 102 postsecondary colleges and universities in North Carolina. The study examined themes within Web-accessibility compliance and identified which disability subgroups were most and least affected, why the common errors were occurring, and how the errors could be fixed.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Students, Disabilities, Access to Computers
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Buckman, Joel; Gold, Stephanie – College and University, 2012
This article outlines privacy and data security compliance issues facing postsecondary education institutions when they utilize cloud computing and concludes with a practical list of do's and dont's. Cloud computing does not change an institution's privacy and data security obligations. It does involve reliance on a third party, which requires an…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Computers, Information Security, Privacy
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Mozgovoy, Maxim; Kakkonen, Tuomo; Cosma, Georgina – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2010
The availability and use of computers in teaching has seen an increase in the rate of plagiarism among students because of the wide availability of electronic texts online. While computer tools that have appeared in recent years are capable of detecting simple forms of plagiarism, such as copy-paste, a number of recent research studies devoted to…
Descriptors: Plagiarism, Alphabets, Internet, Ethics
Hollingsworth, Stacey Smith – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Research studies show that potential barriers may hinder a successful accreditation process. This research study examined perceptions of Mississippi's community/junior college administrators relating to the accreditation process in general, their communication with the regional accrediting agency, and their institution's facilitation of the…
Descriptors: Two Year Colleges, Community Colleges, Accreditation (Institutions), Institutional Evaluation
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Bradbard, David A.; Peters, Cara; Caneva, Yoana – Internet and Higher Education, 2010
The Web has become an integral part of postsecondary education within the United States. There are specific laws that legally mandate postsecondary institutions to have Web sites that are accessible for students with disabilities (e.g., the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)). Web accessibility policies are a way for universities to provide a…
Descriptors: Land Grant Universities, Accessibility (for Disabled), Content Analysis, Internet
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