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Ogallo, Godfrey G. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The rapid advancement in information technology and the ubiquitous penetration of the Internet are heralding an experience in the world where every physical device is interconnect-able to other devices and the Internet. IoT forms the core of this new wave of ubiquitous technologies. This nascent technology is opening new and virtually…
Descriptors: Data, Decision Making, Higher Education, College Students
Campbell, Wendy – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The speed and availability of Internet-capable devices, such as computers, smartphones, gaming consoles, TVs, and tablets have made it possible for our society to be connected, and stay connected to the Internet 24 hours a day. The Internet of Things (IoT) describes a new environment where common objects are uniquely identifiable and accessible…
Descriptors: Internet, Information Technology, Information Security, Universities
Wiggins, Andrea – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Citizen science projects involve the public with scientists in collaborative research. Information and communication technologies for citizen science can enable massive virtual collaborations based on voluntary contributions by diverse participants. As the popularity of citizen science increases, scientists need a more thorough understanding of…
Descriptors: Scientific Research, Citizen Participation, Observation, Ecology
Bhrommalee, Panu – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Online learning provides learners with more convenient and flexible ways of learning than does a traditional learning environment. Many Thai universities have implemented online learning for their students despite a lack of knowledge and understanding about students' attitudes toward and behavioral intention to using the system. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes, Online Courses
Jabbour, Khayrazad Kari – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Use of internet technologies is widespread in Lebanon. Technology has a revolutionary impact on our lives, behavior, and in particular a strong impact on our students. Part of our students every day routine is to use the computer and the Internet to play, learn, and communicate. Although most students use the computer and the Internet on a daily…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Ethics, Safety, Computer Security
Alwadie, Adnan D. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Internet access has grown in Saudi Arabia between 2000 and 2005 by more than 1000% and many governmental organizations are starting to provide part of their services using the internet. In addition, the Ministry of Higher Education has provided funding to all governmental universities to start developing strategies and guidelines for online…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Medical Services, Employees, Hospitals
Wu, Baixue – ProQuest LLC, 2010
As both computer and mobile phone reach nearly ubiquity in the U.S. market, the slow uptake of mobile video, in contrast to the thriving usage of PC-based video, warrants a deeper understanding of user-oriented factors contributing to the two diffusion paths. Unlike the majority of existing diffusion research practices, the dissertation…
Descriptors: Evidence, Video Technology, Expectation, Information Technology
Huang, Jefferson P. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
For people who are currently under twenty-five years old, it is almost impossible to recall life before the Internet, as they have grown up knowing it to exist all along. For today's college students, the Internet and other new technologies are not only indispensable research tools, but a vehicle for socializing, entertainment, and even defining…
Descriptors: Research Tools, College Students, Social Life, Internet
Glore, Peyton R. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Increased access to the Internet and online technologies has allowed a growing number of students to take part in college courses online. Participants in these courses tend not to be as motivated to engage in learning with the same thoroughness as they do in a classroom-based course. This study investigates strategies that are perceived as…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Instructional Design, Motivation Techniques, Web Based Instruction
Inman, Christopher T. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Today's college students, "digital natives," have had digital technology at their fingertips (Rushkoff, 1996; Prensky, 2001a). Technology habits and expectations of young people are changing; the educational and business worlds have placed a focus on skills called "21st century skills," to prepare students for the digital age (Lemke, 2002). Skills…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Focus Groups, Cooperation, Educational Technology
Cassens, Treisa Sullivan – ProQuest LLC, 2010
Over the past decade, online classes have become extensively utilized by higher education. Recent literature found, when focusing on upper level courses and four-year college students, that online classes are as effective as face-to-face classes in serving the curricular needs of students. This study sought to enrich research by examining…
Descriptors: Student Characteristics, College Students, Community Colleges, Electronic Learning
Etim, Alice Sunday – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The global environment is a complex network of people who are grouped using different types of information. In each country, people are grouped based on such information as age, race, ethnicity, educational qualification, income, occupation, and net worth. These socioeconomic descriptions of people have relevance in our current Information Age.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Electronic Learning, Poverty
Holman, Lucy – ProQuest LLC, 2009
This qualitative study examines first-year college students' online search habits in order to identify patterns in millennials' mental models of information retrieval. The study employed a combination of modified contextual inquiry and concept mapping methodologies to elicit students' mental models. The researcher confirmed previously observed…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Online Searching, Search Strategies, Internet
Flinn, Michael Bradley – ProQuest LLC, 2009
With privacy concerns growing on a daily basis, it is important to understand how college students guard their personally identifiable information. Despite the students' perceived readiness and several studies on the topic, it is not fully understood what personally identifiable information college students are sharing via online social networks…
Descriptors: College Students, Internet, Social Networks, Grade Point Average
Sundresh, Sameer – ProQuest LLC, 2009
How do you dynamically customize the programming language available in a context within an existing system, without changing the underlying system? This dissertation introduces a language design approach that addresses this problem. The basic idea is to structure programs as systems of multiple interacting levels of abstraction, where all of the…
Descriptors: Programming Languages, Programming, Internet, Computer System Design