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Weathers, Robert – School Business Affairs, 2013
Implementing an enterprise-level, mission-critical software system is an infrastructure project akin to other sizable projects, such as building a school. It's costly and complex, takes a year or more to complete, requires the collaboration of many different parties, involves uncertainties, results in a long-lived asset requiring ongoing…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Software Selection, Time on Task, Meetings
Stewart, Jacob S. – ProQuest LLC, 2010
The rate of failed and challenged Information Technology (IT) projects is too high according to the CHAOS Studies by the Standish Group and the literature on project management (Standish Group, 2008). The CHAOS Studies define project success as meeting the triple constraints of scope, time, and cost. Assessing critical success factors is another…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Information Technology, Program Administration, Science Projects
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Melo-Pfeifer, Sílvia – Computer Assisted Language Learning, 2015
Focusing on the topic of the development of the plurilingual and intercultural competence through the integration of electronic communicative practices both in foreign language classrooms and non-formal contexts, this work aims at defining and characterizing, in view of a co-actional perspective, a "pedagogical blog", by considering it…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Computer Mediated Communication, Second Language Instruction, Technology Uses in Education
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Lacourse, France – McGill Journal of Education, 2011
The question of practical knowledge and its teaching has arisen more perceptibly since the appearance of the aim to professionalize teachers. How can imperceptible knowledge such as professional routines be taught? To establish a social fabric and effective class management, it is essential to call on creative and adaptive professional routines.…
Descriptors: Teacher Characteristics, Classroom Techniques, Teacher Competencies, Educational Practices
Kocherla, Showry – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Information technology (IT) projects are considered successful if they are completed on time, within budget, and within scope. Even though, the required tools and methodologies are in place, IT projects continue to fail at a higher rate. Current literature lacks explanation for success within the stages of system development life-cycle (SDLC) such…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Systems Development, Computer Software, Qualitative Research
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Sterman, Leila Belle; Clark, Jason A. – College & Research Libraries, 2017
Many research libraries are looking for new ways to demonstrate value for their parent institutions. Metrics, assessment, and promotion of research continue to grow in importance, but they have not always fallen into the scope of services for the research library. Montana State University (MSU) Library recognized a need and interest to quantify…
Descriptors: Citation Indexes, Scholarship, Research Libraries, Library Materials
Shakib, Shaun Cameron – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Controlled clinical terminologies are essential to realizing the benefits of electronic health record systems. However, implementing consistent and sustainable use of terminology has proven to be both intellectually and practically challenging. First, this project derives a conceptual understanding of the scope and intricacies of the challenge by…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Databases, Information Systems, Vocabulary
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Rolland, Betsy; Lee, Charlotte P.; Potter, John D. – Journal of Research Administration, 2017
As collaborative biomedical research has increased in size and scope, so, too, has the need to facilitate the disparate work being done by investigators across institutional, geographic and, often, disciplinary boundaries. Yet we know little about what facilitation is on a day-to-day basis or what types of facilitation work contribute to the…
Descriptors: Cooperation, Biomedicine, Coordination, Research and Development Centers
Tracey, Graham; Riha, James – Campus Technology, 2009
Managing business intelligence (BI) projects in higher education is a formidable responsibility that challenges even the most experienced technical project managers. Data source dependencies, uncertain data quality, changing information requirements, and urgency for actionable information are but a few examples among the multitude of challenges.…
Descriptors: Organizational Culture, Community Colleges, Higher Education, Teamwork
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Richardson, Jayson W.; McLeod, Scott; Flora, Kevin; Sauers, Nick J.; Kannan, Sathiamoorthy; Sincar, Mehmet – International Journal of Education and Development using Information and Communication Technology, 2013
This article details the spread and scope of large-scale 1:1 computing initiatives around the world. What follows is a review of the existing literature around 1:1 programs followed by a description of the large-scale 1:1 database. Main findings include: 1) the XO and the Classmate PC dominate large-scale 1:1 initiatives; 2) if professional…
Descriptors: Open Source Technology, Access to Information, Databases, Access to Computers
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Allen, Stephanie; Hardin, Paul C. – Journal of Computing in Higher Education, 2008
Delivering a successful instructional technology (IT) product depends on more than just having an extremely creative instructional solution or following an instructional systems design (ISD) model. Proper planning, direction, and execution of the project are require, as well. We present a model of management that encompasses the ISD process. Five…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Instructional Systems, Information Technology, Educational Technology
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Kaplan, Deborah – Journal of Archival Organization, 2009
Planning is necessary in selecting the appropriate digital asset management system for your institution. Key issues one should consider in planning: the objects to be stored, where they come from, and how they will be accessed; the end users; and the needed staffing levels for system maintenance. During the development of the system requirements,…
Descriptors: Information Management, Database Management Systems, Information Technology, Technology Planning
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Langley, David – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2012
In this article, the author reflects on research management and administration (RMA) as a profession. RMA arose from the need to manage growth in the number and complexity of research awards over the last fifty years, and is an activity and profession that continues to mature. It has grown in parallel with the increasing complexity of research…
Descriptors: Research Administration, Foreign Countries, School Business Relationship, Innovation
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Matthews, Nicole – Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 2010
This article considers the way that affect shaped the unfolding of a curriculum initiative which aimed to expose undergraduate art and design students to the insights of critical disability studies. This initiative, funded by the Big Lottery and managed by disability charity Scope, asked students in art, design and multimedia programmes in four UK…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Anxiety, Reading Materials, Disabilities
Johnson, L.; Adams Becker, S.; Estrada, V.; Freeman, A. – New Media Consortium, 2014
The internationally recognized "NMC Horizon Report" series and regional "NMC Technology Outlooks" are part of the NMC Horizon Project, a 12-year effort established in 2002 that annually identifies and describes emerging technologies likely to have a large impact over the coming five years in every sector of education around the…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Academic Libraries, Research Libraries, Information Management
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