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Padmo, Dewi; Idrus, Olivia; Ardiasih, Lidwina Sri – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2019
Recent advances in mobile devices have opened up opportunities for every individual to be able to communicate and obtain information quicker. Users of mobile devices in Asia now account for 49% of mobile device users in the world. This growth is partly supported by the rapid development of the Internet use. Indonesia has a potentially huge market…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Electronic Learning, Distance Education, Foreign Countries
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Kupfer, Joseph – Journal of Aesthetic Education, 2007
Electronic technology has created a revolution in portability of information, documentation, and communication. We are now able to connect with people, information, organizations, and merchandise from anywhere at practically any time. As electronically fabricated environments replace actual physical surroundings, however, we become displaced.…
Descriptors: Internet, Online Systems, Information Technology, Telecommunications
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Claessens, Joris; Diaz, Claudia; Goemans, Caroline; Preneel, Bart; Vandewalle, Joos; Dumortier, Jos – Internet Research, 2003
Users of telecommunications networks are concerned about privacy, and desire anonymous access, while some organizations are concerned about how this anonymous access might be abused. Proposes a solution for revocable anonymous access to the Internet. Presents some legal background and motivation for such a solution. Indicates some difficulties and…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Networks, Information Networks
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Miladinovic, Igor; Stadler, Johannes – Internet Research, 2003
Introduces an extension of the Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) for closed multiparty conferences; the extension expands SIP for discovery of participant identities in a conference, and ensures that each participant is notified before a new participant joins. Verifies this extension by applying it to two SIP conference models. Concludes with an…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Computer Networks, Computer Security, Computer System Design
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Klasen, Lars – Electronic Library, 2002
Discusses mobile access via wireless application protocol (WAP) to online services that is offered in Sweden through InfoTorg. Topics include the Swedish online market; filtering HTML data from an Internet/Web server into WML (wireless markup language); mobile phone technology; microbrowsers; WAP protocol; and future possibilities. (LRW)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Internet
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Lin, Carolyn A. – Telematics and Informatics, 2002
Explores potential online media service access in light of motivational factors, existing media use level, home communication technology infrastructure and demographic attributes. Findings indicate perceived gratification expectation dimensions were strong predictors of likely online media service use. (Contains 64 references.) (AEF)
Descriptors: Information Services, Information Technology, Internet, Online Systems
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Dorner, Daniel G. – Library Quarterly, 2002
Explores organizational influence in the policy network that formed around the issue of determining essential services on the Canadian information highway. Qualitative content analysis found the essential services issue had two main aspects: ensuring universal access to telecommunications networks and determining the criteria for defining…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer Networks, Foreign Countries, Information Networks
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Gamas, Warren; Nordquist, Neil – NASSP Bulletin, 1997
Technologies such as telecommunications, the Internet, and computer conferencing and collaboration bring students, teachers, and the community together and enhance the learning environment. Internet and computer-conferencing software (via electronic mail, Web sites, and discussion forums) allows teachers to counsel students individually, deliver…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Computer Networks, Cooperation, Distance Education
American School Board Journal, 1997
This supplementary insert describes developments in computer uses in education. Feature articles discuss connecting rural schools to computer networks through affordable wireless transmission, using the Internet to teach foreign languages, and forging links between the school and home through technology. Other columns discuss updates on the…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Networks
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Tompkins, Philip – Community & Junior College Libraries, 1995
Examines ways in which the Internet and other electronic publishing media have changed the intellectual, academic, and social geography. Describes the possibilities of these new methods for organizing information to create new outlets for intellectual, artistic, and educational pursuits; conceptions of libraries; and avenues of communication. (MAB)
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Electronic Publishing, Electronic Text, Futures (of Society)
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Koomen, Kaaren – International Information & Library Review, 1997
Outlines the preliminary findings of a pilot study carried out by the Australian Broadcasting Authority. Considers the issues related to the content of online services, the impact of recent technical developments and content labeling. Compares regulatory responses in Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, and the United Kingdom, and identifies areas of…
Descriptors: Federal Regulation, Foreign Countries, Information Services, International Communication
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Sloane, Andy – Indian Journal of Open Learning, 1998
Examines how multimedia communication networks can be viewed both as the technological enabler of the global information society and as creating barriers between cultural groups. Discusses the concept of the global information society from different perspectives; outlines the use of multimedia communication networks; and links the two concepts to…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Cultural Interrelationships, Cultural Pluralism, Global Approach
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Rogan, John M. – Journal of Computing in Teacher Education, 1997
Reports a study of "Reach for the Sky," a telecommunications project offering rural teachers access to the Internet and online courses. Teachers received Internet training, then became mentors for other teachers enrolled in online courses. Interviews and analysis of e-mail messages highlighted lessons learned about mentoring and online…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Computer Assisted Instruction, Continuing Education, Distance Education
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Bolles, Charles – Library Hi Tech, 1996
Provides an overview of the development of cooperative library automation and connectivity in Idaho, including telecommunications capacity, library networks, the Internet, and the role of the state library. Information on six shared automation systems in Idaho is included. (LRW)
Descriptors: Internet, Library Automation, Library Cooperation, Library Networks
Trentin, Guglielmo – Educational Technology, 1997
Logical communication structures organize basic telecommunications services to meet the aims and requirements of groups working on the Internet. This article clarifies logical communication structures within an educational context and illustrates how the communication requirements of work or study groups correspond to a variety of…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Distance Education, Educational Technology
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