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Universal Service Administrative Company, 2008
This report includes examples of how Universal Service Fund support is used by beneficiaries across the country. Included in this version are approximately 140 success stories of how the Universal Service Fund is helping to improve connectivity in the United States. This report is updated quarterly, as Universal Service Administrative Company…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Information Technology, Federal Aid, Financial Support
Cooper, Paul K. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
There has been a significant growth of portable devices capable of storing both personal data as well as sensitive organizational data. This growth of these portable devices has led to an increased threat of cyber-criminal activity. The purpose of this study was to gain a better understanding of security threats to the data assets of organizations…
Descriptors: Information Security, Crime, Computer Security, Risk
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Chachra, Vinod; And Others – Library Hi Tech, 1993
Describes the range of products and services offered by VTLS, a company that offers comprehensive, integrated library automation software and customer support. VTLS's growth and development in the United States and abroad is described, and nine sidebar articles detail system features and applications in public, academic, and virtual libraries. (20…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Bibliographic Utilities, Computer Software, Computer Software Development
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Regueiro-Picallo, Manuel; Rojo-López, Gemma; Puertas, Jerónimo – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to present the Strategic Research Consortium Centre for Technological Innovation in Building and Civil Engineering (A-CITEEC) and its scientific strategy for the promotion of research and higher education in building and civil engineering. Design/methodology/approach: By means of an approach based on the…
Descriptors: Civil Engineering, Construction (Process), Research and Development, Innovation
Sudi, Linda – ProQuest LLC, 2010
United States (U.S.) federal agencies and other organizations are turning to Information Technology (IT) as a strategy for improving business productivity. Despite the rapid growth of outsourcing, few studies have been conducted on the effect of outsourcing on employees who remain with the company. In the current qualitative study, the effect of…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Content Analysis, Public Agencies, Employee Attitudes
Hupert, Naomi; Cervantes, Francisco; DeGroof, Emily – Education Development Center, Inc., 2010
As part of the "Ready to Learn" Initiative, Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC), was charged with addressing the evaluation of Technological Enhancements for the outreach efforts of three producers: Out of the Blue's Super WHY! Technology Add-On; Sesame Workshop's The Electric Company School's Initiative Curriculum; and WordWorld's…
Descriptors: Public Television, Educational Television, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Capece, Guendalina; Campisi, Domenico – Behaviour & Information Technology, 2013
This study aims to explore how satisfaction--from employees' view--using e-learning technology influences organisational learning effectiveness. To this aim, the level of satisfaction using an e-learning platform as a complementary instrument of training and education is measured in a multinational company operating in the energy sector. Our…
Descriptors: User Satisfaction (Information), Electronic Learning, Human Capital, Learning Processes
Universal Service Administrative Company, 2007
This report shows how Universal Service Fund support for schools and libraries is used by school districts and libraries around the country. Highlighted are approximately 190 success stories of program participants that have come to rely on the USF to expand educational opportunities for students through better use of telecommunications technology…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Information Technology, Federal Aid, Financial Support
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Kyslenko, Dmytro – Comparative Professional Pedagogy, 2018
The article deals with the peculiarities of security activities in Ukraine and the USA and, consequently, aims to comparatively analyze professional training of future security and safety specialists in these countries. The author has presented comparative description of future security and safety specialists' training in Ukraine and the USA. It…
Descriptors: Cross Cultural Studies, Safety, Professional Education, National Security
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Calvert, Kay – Knowledge Quest, 2019
The Beebe (AR) Public School District is committed to the mission of utilizing all resources to provide learning opportunities, tools, progressive technology, and guidance to enable all students to become productive citizens and lifelong learners. Each school year, upon returning from summer vacation, a noticeable decline in student reading levels…
Descriptors: School Districts, Libraries, Motor Vehicles, Books
Massey, Philip Minter – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This dissertation examines the impact of internet technologies on the field of health communication. Access and use of health communication technologies has and will continue to become increasingly important to manage and treat chronic conditions and other ailments, particularly in the context of health care reform that promotes improved quality…
Descriptors: Internet, Information Technology, Computer Mediated Communication, Cost Effectiveness
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Blanton, Dorothy – Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2004
One can develop a family and consumer sciences (FCS) course that teaches character education, and allows students to experience the good feelings that come from helping others through The Kindness Company. The Kindness Company is a simulated company that produces items for donation to local charitable organizations. Students get management…
Descriptors: Values Education, Consumer Science, Community Organizations, Donors
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Yoo, Sun Joo; Han, Seung-Hyun – International Journal on E-Learning, 2013
The purpose of this study is to examine employees' acceptance levels towards e-learning in the workplace. By using "The Unified Theory of Acceptance and Use of Technology" (UTAUT), our model captured the effect of factors influencing employees' intention to use e-learning in the workplace. Data was collected from 261 employees in a food…
Descriptors: Workplace Learning, Employee Attitudes, Electronic Learning, Intention
Cavanagh, Sean – Education Week, 2013
A group of states has joined forces to arrange the purchase of an unusually comprehensive set of educational-technology devices and services, in a compact that could foreshadow other cooperative efforts by state and local governments attempting to turn the digital-procurement process to their advantage. The initial partners in the multistate…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Purchasing, State Government, School Districts
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Olo, Daniela; Correia, Leonida; Rego, Conceição – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2021
Interest in higher education institutions (HEIs) as instruments for development has increased in recent years. The main objective of this paper is to address the contribution of HEIs to development through their missions, models, and challenges. With this purpose, we perform a historical analysis and characterise higher-education systems through…
Descriptors: Models, Institutional Mission, Higher Education, Comparative Education
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