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Yadav, Sourabh; Sharma, Nonita; Mangla, Monika; Mahajan, Asmita – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2021
The manuscript proposes a method based on Blockchain technology, IPFS, and asymmetric key algorithm to authenticate academic degrees and certificates. The proposed method employs decentralization and therefore provides a scalable, secure, transparent, and economical solution than existing methods. In the proposed framework, the degrees and…
Descriptors: Information Storage, Monetary Systems, Student Records, Information Security
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Mardis, Marcia – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2016
Approximately 26 million Americans have no access to broadband's social and economic benefits. A persistent level of non-adoption stems from adults' lack of perceived need or benefit. Florida's unique move to all digital instructional materials and required online learning by 2015 may make home broadband essential for maintaining a learning…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Rural Areas, Internet, Telecommunications
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Alyahya, Suzan; Gall, James – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2015
The purpose of this qualitative research was to examine how graduate students at one institution used personal iPads to support their educational needs. This study specifically addressed the questions: What do graduate students describe as the important educational benefits of their iPads? In what ways are graduate students using iPads to study…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Handheld Devices, Qualitative Research, Technology Uses in Education
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Sieche, Susan; Krey, Birte; Bastiaens, Theo – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
The purpose of this study is to investigate students' usage and acceptance of electronic books. Factors correlating with students' attitude towards e-books were examined using the Technology Acceptance Model (Davis, Bagozzi, & Warshaw 1989). A questionnaire was administered online for students at University of Hagen. Results indicate that…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Electronic Publishing, Use Studies, College Students
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Savi, Christine Opitz; Savenye, Wilhelmina; Rowland, Cynthia – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2008
Web accessibility has become a paramount concern in providing equal access to audiences of all abilities. Unless web accessibility is supported and employed, the internet does not deliver worldwide access as it was intended. This study engaged 60 students in a secondary school setting in order to identify the navigational effectiveness and…
Descriptors: Design Requirements, Web Sites, Adolescents, Learning Modules
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Recker, Mimi M.; And Others – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 1995
Proposes a theory for organizing information and activities in educational hypermedia systems and evaluates theory effectiveness based on implementation of a multimedia learning environment. Results suggest that self-paced interactive learning environments, multimedia information access, and constructive activities organized into cognitive media…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Cognitive Structures, Constructivism (Learning), Educational Environment
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Hekmatpour, Amir – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 1995
Proposes a model for online hypermedia courseware that presents information in a controlled and predefined structure. Measures and evaluates the model's impact on design time and student study time. Finds positive improvements in delivery and dissemination of technical subject matters and provides a better understanding of required development…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Authoring Aids (Programming), Courseware, Delivery Systems
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Barker, Philip – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 1992
Special types of prosthetic devices have been designed to support the specific needs of disabled and handicapped computer users in retrieving information. Of particular importance are interfaces based on the use of sound, tactile operations, and gestures. Such interfaces may be used to provide disabled people with access to hypermedia information.…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Computer System Design, Hypermedia, Information Retrieval
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Beasley, Robert E.; Waugh, Michael L. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 1995
Assesses hypermedia design issues and examines how learners access information in a hierarchically organized hypermedia environment. Evaluates three browsing methods: "hotwords" and two distinctively different cognitive mapping architectures. Results suggest that the inclusion of a properly constructed cognitive map can diminish feelings…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Cognitive Mapping, Educational Environment, Educational Technology
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Kearsley, Greg; Heller, Rachelle S. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 1995
Examines studies that evaluate public access systems spanning experiments, field tests, and prototypes, and discusses quality control, cost-effectiveness, and issues for future research. Results suggest that system designers and developers need to be more selective in the type of evaluations they conduct; and there is a need for comparative…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Case Studies, Cost Effectiveness, Evaluation Methods