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Youngblood, Norman E.; Tirumala, Lakshmi N.; Galvez, Robert Anthony – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2018
Electronic media accessibility has come a long way since the Telecommunications Act of 1996. In 2010, the Communication and Video Accessibility Act (CVAA) mandated closed captioning many online videos and called for making video blind accessible through audio descriptions. The Department of Justice (DOJ) ruled Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA)…
Descriptors: Accessibility (for Disabled), Information Technology, Civil Rights Legislation, Federal Legislation
Irwin, Jim – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Literature suggested that the mandated filtering required by the Children's Internet Protection Act of 2000 adversely affected the educational system. The literature stated that schools imposed more restrictive filtering than the Act mandated. School systems had the responsibility to ensure that children learn to read, write, and perform…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Student Research, Internet, Online Searching
Boninger, Faith; Molnar, Alex – Commercialism in Education Research Unit, 2016
Digital technologies used by marketers continue to evolve. Sophisticated and personalized, they help ensure that today's children and adolescents are constantly connected and available to advertisers wherever they may roam. Moreover, because digital technologies enable extensive personalization, they amplify opportunities for marketers to take…
Descriptors: Privacy, Information Security, Student Records, Data Collection
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Jaeger, Paul T.; Bertot, John Carlo; Gorham, Ursula – Library Quarterly, 2013
Public libraries are heavily affected by political and policy-making processes that shape the funding, activities, and roles of libraries in society, with the explosion of information policy decisions in the past two decades significantly increasing the responsibilities of libraries while also increasing limitations on their activities. Research…
Descriptors: Information Policy, Public Libraries, Information Science, Information Science Education
Kilfoye, Charles – Phi Delta Kappan, 2013
Passage of the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) in 2000 established requirements for public libraries and schools to adopt Internet filters on their computers in order to receive federal funding. That has firmly, if unintentionally, established the World Wide Web as a no man's land in public education, where few are allowed to tread…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Internet, Public Libraries, Public Schools
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
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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
Miller, Kim A.; Swan, Deanne W.; Craig, Terri; Dorinski, Suzanne; Freeman, Michael; Isaac, Natasha; O'Shea, Patricia; Schilling, Peter; Scotto, Jennifer – Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2011
The Public Libraries Survey (PLS) is a voluntary survey conducted annually by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). IMLS collects these data under the mandate in the Museum and Library Services Act of 2003 as stated in SEC. 210. The U.S. Census Bureau is the data collection agent for IMLS. The fiscal year (FY) 2009 survey is the…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Data Analysis, Internet, Library Services
Diaz, Veronica – Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, 2011
The number of instructional offerings in higher education that are online, blended, or web-enhanced, including courses and programs, continues to grow exponentially. Alongside the growth of e-learning, higher education has witnessed the explosion of cloud-based or Web 2.0 technologies, a term that refers to the vast array of socially oriented,…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Higher Education, Faculty Development, Federal Legislation
AL Faresi, Ahmed – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Current research in health care lacks a systematic investigation to identify and classify various sources of threats to information privacy when sharing health data. Identifying and classifying such threats would enable the development of effective information security risk monitoring and management policies. In this research I put the first step…
Descriptors: Identification, Information Security, Compliance (Legal), Patients
Castro, Daniel – Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, 2010
Legislation introduced in Congress last month (the "Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act") would take an aggressive and needed stand against online piracy, a growing problem that hurts American consumers and costs Americans jobs. Critics of the legislation argue that this bill would hurt free speech, encourage censorship in foreign…
Descriptors: Copyrights, Internet, Federal Legislation, Criticism
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Plumb, Tawnya K. – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2010
As library patrons move online, librarians must move instructional content online to join them. One means of educating library users is to meet them on their computers with electronic tutorials. Electronic tutorials may be used for various instructional tasks such as teaching users about the basic elements of a library catalog, pointing out the…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Educational Technology, Internet, Librarians
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Atkinson, Chris; Newton, David – Journal of Sexual Aggression, 2010
This paper reviews the development of online technologies over the last 40 years in the context of the perceived risks to children. It reviews the literature on the main research, legislation and guidance and their role in the development of responses to safeguard children from the perceived threat of harm online. Significant gaps are found in the…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Internet, Adolescents, Information Technology
Manzo, Kathleen Kennedy – Education Week, 2010
In its role helping the nation's schools connect to the Internet and other telecommunications services, the "E-rate" has been among the most consistent of federal programs. Funding for the "education rate" program has held at about $2.25 billion a year since it was created under the Telecommunications Act of 1996, and it covers…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Internet, Federal Legislation
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Russell, William Benedict, III, Ed. – International Society for the Social Studies, 2010
The "ISSS Annual Conference Proceedings" is a peer-reviewed professional publication published once a year following the annual conference. (Individual papers contain references.) [For the 2009 proceedings, see ED504973.]
Descriptors: Social Studies, Proverbs, Social Justice, Global Approach
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