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McQuiston, James; Manoharan, Aroon P. – Teaching Public Administration, 2021
New technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and blockchain are changing how the public sector serves constituents. Academic programs in public administration and public policy must adapt their coursework to best serve students in an increasingly technology-based world. This qualitative research analyzed 84…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Public Administration Education, Information Technology, College Curriculum
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Lorenzo, Arnold R. – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2016
Evaluation is important to gauge the strengths, weaknesses and effectiveness of any activity. This study evaluated the iSchools Project implemented in the Public High Schools of Tarlac Province, Philippines by the Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT) in partnership with the selected State Universities and Colleges. Using…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Internet, High Schools, Program Effectiveness
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Stadler, Adriano; Munaretti de Camargo, Rosi Teresinha; Maioli, Marcos Rogerio – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2017
The distance education (DE) modality evolves as new Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) are developed and based on the methodologies that are being used in the media dissemination of information, educational institutions and organizations take ownership of these innovations to promote their teaching processes. One of the methods that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Training Methods, Government Employees
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Batch, Kristen R.; Magi, Trina; Luhtala, Michelle – Knowledge Quest, 2015
The article is divided into three sections. The main section, "Filtering beyond CIPA: Consequences of and Alternatives to Overfiltering in Schools" (Kristen Batch) describes factors that contribute to the overimplementation of CIPA. Internet filtering is a routine practice in public schools and libraries. The Children's Internet…
Descriptors: Intellectual Freedom, Information Policy, Library Administration, Library Policy
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Jayakar, Krishna; Park, Eun-A – Government Information Quarterly, 2012
The National Broadband Plan (NBP) recently announced by the Federal Communication Commission visualizes a significantly enhanced commitment to public computing centers (PCCs) as an element of the Commission's plans for promoting broadband availability. In parallel, the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) has…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Computer Centers, Public Sector, Access to Computers
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Mandel, Lauren H.; Bishop, Bradley Wade; McClure, Charles R.; Bertot, John Carlo; Jaeger, Paul T. – Government Information Quarterly, 2010
U.S. public libraries provide free public internet services to the communities that they serve, but require robust, high-speed broadband internet connections to continue meeting public demands. The 2008-2009 "Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study" ("PLFTAS") illustrates challenges that public libraries encounter in achieving broadband…
Descriptors: Research Needs, Public Libraries, Telecommunications, Internet
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Natia, James Adam; Al-hassan, Seidu – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2015
The Basic School Computerization policy was created in 2011 to introduce computers and e-learning into the entire educational system to promote training and life-long learning. Using data obtained by Connect for Change Education Ghana Alliance, this paper investigates the extent to which school administration, and teaching and learning are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interviews, School Surveys, Data Analysis
Ingram, Maleka N. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The United States Administration on Aging (2011) predicts that over the next forty years the number of people 65 and older will double and the number of people 85 and older will triple. Meanwhile, technology is becoming more and more important in our everyday lives. The ubiquitous presence of technology in our lives is evidenced in daily…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Older Adults, Information Technology, Handheld Devices
Giles, David – Center for an Urban Future, 2013
As more and more New Yorkers turn to digital books, Wikipedia and other online tools for information and entertainment, there is a growing sense that the age of the public library is over. But, in reality, New York City's public libraries are more essential than ever. Far from becoming obsolete, the city's three public library systems--Brooklyn,…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Library Role, Human Capital, Quality of Life
Wu, Yuehua – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The development and diffusion of information and communication technologies, particularly the internet, creates a worldwide trend of using ICTs and the internet to deliver public services. This new form of electronic administration--e-government--potentially offers great benefits to society in that it can enhance public service efficiency,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Governance, Information Dissemination, Telecommunications
Kenan, Sharon K. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Technological innovations have transformed all areas of community college libraries. Automated library systems, office software, and Internet access have altered work processes for library personnel and have changed research methodologies for students and faculty. The purpose of this bounded multiple case study was to explore how the adoption of…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Academic Libraries, Influence of Technology, Library Personnel
Khasawneh, Saleh – ProQuest LLC, 2010
In this era of rapidly advancing technologies, many governments around the globe are spending a great amount of money on these technologies, in order to increase their work performance. Therefore, the Jordanian government decided to implement IT in its public organizations. However, the picture is unclear about users' attitudes toward this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developing Nations, Government Employees, Computer Attitudes
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Booth, Char – Public Services Quarterly, 2009
This will be my first time authoring this column, and I'm delighted to have the opportunity it presents to explore the intersection of library technology and public services. As the recent title of the 2008 Internet Librarian conference indicates, "Beyond Library 2.0: User-Focused Tools and Technologies," the tide of what for several years has…
Descriptors: Public Service, Library Services, Best Practices, Library Automation
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Peck, Craig M.; Mullen, Carol A. – Journal of School Public Relations, 2008
An unprecedented increase in students' personal technology use presents a new area for study within the educational leadership and administration field. Cellular phones, video posting websites, and online social networking destinations empower students to create and distribute school-related images and stories. Student-developed media content can…
Descriptors: Public Relations, Educational Change, Human Resources, Instructional Leadership
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Fitzgerald, Carlton J., Ed.; Laurian-Fitzgerald, Simona, Ed.; Popa, Carmen, Ed. – IGI Global, 2018
As traditional classroom settings are transitioning to online environments, teachers now face the challenge of using this medium to promote effective learning strategies, especially when teaching older age groups. Because adult learners bring a different set of understandings and skills to education than younger students, such as more job and life…
Descriptors: Student Centered Learning, Learning Strategies, Adult Learning, Adult Education
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