Information Communication Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications

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Van Slyke, Craig
IGI Global, Apr 30, 2008 - Computers - 4288 pages

Information Communication Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is the essential reference source created to meet the rapid development of information communication technologies research, compiling scholarly work in the pivotal areas of social adaptation to information technology.

This six-volume compendium covers such topics as ad-hoc networks, collaborative environments, e governance, and urban information systems, with case studies, empirical analysis, and conceptual models. With 314 chapters contributed by nearly 500 experts from 56 countries, Information Communication Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications will provide any library's collection with the definitive reference on ICTs.

 

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Contents

Utilization and Application of Information Communication Technologies
1933
A Dissemination Strategy for the Management of Knowledge in Rural Communities
1934
ICTs for Intercultural Dialogue ICT4ID
1951
Information and Communication Technologies Provision to Rural Communities The Case of Gutu World Links Telecenter in Zimbabwe
1954
Indigenous Peoples and the Cultural Construction of Information and Communication Technology ICT in Latin America
1966
Assessing Universal Access to ICT in Ghana
1976
Caribbean Companies and the Information Superhighway
1986
Technology Leapfrogging in Thailand
1995

The Evolution of ICT Economic Development and the DigitallyDivided Society
91
Information Dynamics in Developing Countries
104
Role of ICT in Development Process A Review of Issues and Prospects in South Asia
115
Information and Communication Technology and Good Governance in Africa
132
Telecommunications Sector and Internet Access in Africa
144
The Arab World Culture and Information Technology
151
ICT Growth and Diffusion Concepts Impacts and Policy Issues in the Indian Experience with Reference to the International Digital Divide
160
ICT Education and Regional Development in Swiss Peripheral Areas
174
Applying for Government Grants for ICT in Australia
183
Role of ICTs in Socioeconomic Development and Poverty Reduction
190
Evolution of the Euro and Currency Competition in the Global ICT Age
226
The Genesis Political and Economic Sides of the Internet
238
The Transformation of the Distribution Process in the Airline Industry Empowered by Information and Communication Technology
254
Technological Innovation Trade and Development
284
ICT and Business in the New Economy Globalization and Attitudes Towards ECommerce
304
Collaboration Challenges in Community Telecommunication Networks
323
Patents and Standards in the ICT Sector Are Submarine Patents a Substantive Problem or a Red Herring?
345
Factors Influencing the Lifetime of Telecommunication and Information Technology Standards Results of an Explorative Analysis of the PERINOR...
383
Some Insights into the Impact of ICTs on Learning Agency and Seamless Learning
405
Learning Styles and Adaptive ICT Based Learning Environment
413
Behavioral Cognitive and Humanistic Theories Which Theories Do Online Instructors Utilize?
430
ICT Based Learning A Basic Ingredient for SocioEconomic Empowerment
443
Between Tradition and Innovation in ICT and Teaching
456
Sociocultural Animation
464
Biographical Stories of European Women Working in ICT
472
The Beijing World Conference on Women ICT Policy and Gender
480
Gender Inequalities for Use and Access of ICTs in Developing Countries
487
WSIS Gender and ICT Policy
496
Gender ICT and Millennium Development Goals
504
Information Communication Technologies Development and Design Methodologies
512
Connecting the First Mile A Best Practice Framework for ICTBased Knowledge Sharing Initiatives
513
A Framework to Build Process Theories of Anticipatory Information and Communication Technology ICT Standardizing
534
How the National EStrategy Shapes Competitiveness in the Information Economy
574
An Explanatory Approach to the Political Uses of ICT Initiatives for Participation Institutions Context and Characteristics of the Actors
582
B2B ECommerce Diffusion The Efficacy of Institutional Discourse
600
Enabling Strategy Formulation by ICT A Viable Systems Approach
617
Media Life Cycle and ConsumerGenerated Innovation
638
Participatory Design and Creativity in Development of Information and Communication Technologies
656
ICT and Developing Social Capital
672
A Taxonomy of Stakeholders Human Roles in System Development
679
A PractitionerCentred Assessment of a UserExperience Framework
712
Different Levels of Information Systems Designers Forms of Thought and Potential for HumanCentered Design
734
A Method to Quantify Corpus Similarity and its Application to Quantifying the Degree of Literally in a Document
751
Digital Access ICT Fluency and the Economically Disadvantaged Approaches to Minimize the Digital Divide
764
Delivering More Effective Community Consultation and Support for Regional ICTPrograms
778
Developing a Global Perspective for Knowledge Management
793
Deconstructing the South African Governments ICT for Development Discourse
816
E Bario Project1 In Search of a Methodology to Provide Access to Information Communication Technologies for Rural Communities in Malaysia
826
ICTs and the Communicative Conditions for Democracy A Local Experiment with WebMediated Civic Publicness
840
The Creation of a Commercial Software Development Company in a Developing Country for Outsourcing Purposes
862
The Information Society in Ukraine
870
Telecommunication Problems in Rural Areas of Armenia
877
ICT as an Example of Industrial Policy in EU
882
Information Literacy for Telecenter Users in LowIncome Regional Mexican Communities
889
Gender and ICT Policies and Programmes in an Indian State
897
Crossing the Digital Divide in a Womens Community ICT Centre
904
Developing Regional Tourism Using Information Communications Technology
911
A Framework for OntologyBased Tourism Application Generator
920
Developing Visual Tourism Recommender Systems
938
Design and Implementation Approaches for LocationBased TourismRelated Services
951
Collaborative Commerce and the Hotel Industry
988
Peering into the Black Box A Holistic Framework for Innovating at the Intersection of ICT Health
1002
Analysing a Rural Communitys Reception of ICT in Ghana
1029
Factors Motivating the Acceptance of New Information and Communication Technologies in UK Healthcare A Test of Three Models
1036
Information and Communication Technologies Towards a Mediated Learning Context
1047
LearningSupported DecisionMaking ICTs as Feedback Systems
1066
Reframing Information System Design as Learning Across Communities of Practice
1083
The Transformation Model
1102
The Influence of Constructivist ELearning System on Student Learning Outcomes
1109
A Wireless Networking Curriculum Model for Network Engineering Technology Programs
1122
AgentBased Architecture of a Distributed Laboratory System
1130
A ProjectBased Learning Approach Online Group Collaborative Learning
1143
TaskOriented Online Discussion A Practical Model for Student Learning
1153
An Analysis of Student Persistence in Online Education
1163
Transitioning from FacetoFace to Online Instruction How to Increase Presence and CognitiveSocial Interaction in an Online Information Security Ris...
1179
ProjectBased Online Group Collaborative Learning Characteristics
1190
Using Blended Learning to Develop Tertiary Students Skills of Critique
1202
Using a Blended Model to Improve Delivery of Teacher Education Curriculum in Global Settings
1216
Developing Staff Training in Virtual High Schools
1225
A Model for Effectively Integrating Technology Across the Curriculum A ThreeStep Staff Development Program for Transforming Practice
1234
Putting Enterprise Systems in a Larger ICT Context A Pedagogical Framework
1244
An Embedded Collaborative Systems Model for Implementing ICTBased Multimedia Cartography Teaching and Learning
1254
Computing Curricula A Comparison of Models
1270
ICTEnabled Education in Africa A Sober Reflection on the Development Challenges
1284
Information Communication Technologies Tools and Technologies
1305
Internet A Right to Use and Access Information or a Utopia?
1306
The Nearest Some of Us Will Ever Come to Information Heaven
1328
Establishing a Knowledge Network of Local and Regional Development Subjects
1352
Sex Tourism and the Internet Information Amplification and Moral Panics
1360
Cultural Knowledge Management and Broadband Content in Development Open Content Platforms Copyright and Archives
1379
The Right of Interpretation Who Decides the Success of Picture Mail?
1395
The Role of Information and Communication Technology in Competitive Intelligence
1414
Information and Communication Technology Tools for Competitive Intelligence
1437
Its All in the Game How to Use SimulationGames for Competitive Intelligence and How to Support Them by ICT
1445
Assessing Online Discussion Forum Participation
1459
ENews Community Interaction through Journalism
1468
Role of ICT in Establishing EGovernment System for Disadvantaged Communities
1482
The Role of Place Tasmanian Insights on ICT and Regional Development
1494
Radio for Social Development
1506
Digital Bridges Extending ICT to Rural Communities Using Space Technologies
1513
Voice Over IP for Rural Telecommunication Provision
1530
ICTs as Tools for Poverty Reduction The Tanzanian Experience
1538
Information Technology Standards in China
1551
ICT and Distance Learning for Agricultural Extension in Low Income Countries
1554
ICT for Knowledge and Intellectual Capital Management in Organizations
1561
Digital Business Portfolios Categories Content and Production
1581
A SocioTechnical Analysis of Factors Affecting the Integration of ICT in Primary and Secondary Education
1590
Satellite Technology in Schools
1611
The Use of Online Technology in the Teaching and Learning Process WebCT Communication Technology or Communication Turn Off?
1616
The Didactical Potential of Robotics for Education with Digital Media
1630
Students Perceptions of the Laptop Program What Factors Should be Considered Before Implementing the Program
1639
Game Mods Customizable Learning in a K16 Setting
1647
A Statewide Analysis of Student Web Portfolios in New York Colleges and Universities
1655
Innovative Technologies for Education and Learning Education and KnowledgeOriented Applications of Blogs Wikis Podcasts and More
1666
Introducing GIS for Business in Higher Education
1688
CAL Student Coaching Environment and Virtual Reality in Mechanical Engineering
1696
Assessing the Effectiveness of Programmed Instruction and Collaborative Peer Tutoring in Teaching JavaTM
1712
An Interactive Tool for Teaching and Learning LAN Design
1726
LAN Designer A Software Tool to Enhance Learning and Teaching ServerBased LAN Design
1741
Mobile ICT
1752
Innovation in Wireless Technologies
1758
New Challenges for Smart Organizations Demands for MobilityWireless Communication Technologies
1765
Foreseeing the Future Lifestyle with Digital Music A Comparative Study between Mobile Phone Ring Tones and iPod
1809
Screening in High Standard Innovating Film and Television in a Digital age through High Definition
1820
Digital Cinema as Disruptive Technology Exploring New Business Models in the Age of Digital Distribution
1832
Access to the Living Room Triple Play and Interactive Television Reshaping the ProducerConsumer Relation
1846
Beauty and the Nerd Ethnographical Analyses in the Japanese Digitalization
1855
Digital Imaging Trek A Practical Model for Managing the Demand of the Digitally Enabled Traveller
1867
Adaptive Use of ICT in Response to Disintermediation
1889
Virtual Reality Mapping Revisited IT Tools for the Divide Between Knowledge and Action in Tourism
1896
USE IT to Create PatientRelation Management for Multiple Sclerosis Patients
1909
Participatory 3D Modelling
1925
An ICT Enabled Community in Rural Nigeria and the UK
2003
ICT in Medical Education in Trinidad and Tobago
2008
Clustering Dynamics of the ICT Sector in South Africa
2014
ICT and the Tourism Information Marketplace in Australia
2022
Potential Challenges of ICT Implementations in Sri Lanka
2032
The EPabelan National ICT4PR Pilot Project Experiences and Challenges of Implementation in an Indonesian Context
2052
Determining Whether ICT Improves Social Interactions
2069
Formation of a KnowledgeBased Society through Utilization of Information Networking
2076
Transforming the K12 Classroom with ICT Recognizing and Engaging New Configurations of Student Learning
2084
Strategies for the Cooperation of Higher Education Institutions in ICT
2104
Integrating ICT in Universities Some Actual Problems and Solutions
2118
Diffusion of Educational Technology and Education Reform Examining Perceptual Barriers to Technology Integration
2130
Evaluating the Learning Effectiveness of Using WebBased Instruction An Individual Differences Approach
2143
Quality of Online Learning Applications Impact on Student Enjoyment Motivation and Anxiety
2154
Virtual Reality Immersive Technology in Education
2168
ELearning An Investigation into Students Reactions to Investment into IT at Tertiary Institutions
2173
Guiding Our Way Needs and Motivations of Teachers in Online Learning Modeling Responsive Course Design
2193
ComputerBased Health Information Systems Projects for Computerization or Health Management? Empirical Experiences from India
2209
Current and Future State of ICT Deployment and Utilization in Healthcare An Analysis of CrossCultural Ethical Issues
2232
Organizational and Social Implications of Information Communication Technologies
2247
Convergence of ICT and Culture
2248
Addressing the Cultural Dimensions of ELearning Where to Begin?
2252
Group Process and Trust in Group Discussion
2268
Community Information and Communication Technology Policy Partnership and Practice
2282
Mind the Gap New Literacies Create New Divides
2297
A New Generation Gap? Some Thoughts on the Consequences of Early ICT First Contact
2311
Behavior Change through ICT Use Experiences from Relatively Healthy Populations
2323
Articulating ICT Use Narratives in Everyday Life
2341
ICT CoLs CoPs and Virtual Communities
2350
Youre In My World NowTM Ownership and Access in the Proprietary Community of an MMOG1
2357
Digital Petri Dishes LiveJournal User Icons as a Space and Medium of Popular Cultural Production
2372
Competent Web Dialogue Thoughts Linked in Digital Conversations
2387
Differential Impacts of Social Presence on the Behavior Modeling Approach
2398
Exploring the Behavioral Dimension of ClientServer Technology Implementation An Empirical Investigation
2417
A Capacity Building Approach to Health Literacy through ICTs
2434
Transforming Democracy through ICT
2441
ICTs Empowerment and Development Articulating Grassroots Analysis Through Participatory Approaches
2450
Enacting and Interpreting TechnologyFrom Usage to WellBeing Experiences of Indigenous Peoples with ICTs
2464
ICTs and Educational Benefits in Regional Development
2495
Support Networks for Rural and Regional Communities
2514
Digital Divide A Glance at the Problem in Moldova
2531
Digital Opportunities Equity and Poverty in Latin America
2566
Integrating ICTs in African Development Challenges and Opportunities in SubSaharan Africa
2586
Poverty Reduction through CommunityCompatible ICTs Examples from Botswana and other African Countries
2617
Interactions among Thai Culture ICT and IT Ethics
2637
The Use of Information and Communication Technology for the Preservation of Aboriginal Culture The Badimaya People of Western Australia
2652
ICT and the Orang Asli in Malaysia
2656
Information and Communication Technology and Economic Development in Malaysia
2659
Urban Information Systems in Turkish Local Governments
2673
Human Rights Movements and the Internet From Local Contexts to Global Engagement
2682
Learning IT Where do Lectures Fit?
2708
Information Technology Certification A Student Perspective
2718
The Effects of Human Factors on the Use of WebBased Instruction
2728
Exploring the Rhetoric on Representing the User Discourses on User Involvement in Academia and the IT Artifact Product Development Industry
2741
EGovernment Practices in Regional Context Turkish Case
2772
Information Security in Small Businesses
2791
Impact of Organisational Intranets on Profitability in Organisations
2817
Training Sequences and their Effects on Task Performance and User Outcomes
2845
CareerQuesting Evaluating WebBased Resources for Interesting Girls in STEM Careers
2863
Feeling Welcome Internet Tourism Marketing Across Cultures
2877
ICT and the Travel Industry Opportunities and Challenges for New Zealand Travel Agents
2898
Managerial Impact of Information Communication Technologies
2917
Holistic Approach to Align ICT Capabilities with Business Integration
2918
A Framework for Business Performance Management
2933
Neural Data Mining System for TrustBased Evaluation in Smart Organizations
2950
E Commerce and Small Tourism Firms
2968
Towards Improved Business Planning Decision Support for SmalltoMedium Tourism Enterprise Operations
2976
Investing in Online Privacy Policy for Small Business as Part of B2C Web Site Management Issues and Challenges
2998
The Use of IT in Small Business Efficiency and Effectiveness in South Africa
3007
Information Technology Investment Evaluation and Measurement Methodology A Case Study and Action Research of the Dimensions and Measures...
3021
Examining the Approach Used for Information Technology Investment Decisions by Practitioners Responsible for IT Planning in Namibia
3036
A Case Study on the Selection and Evaluation of Software for an Internet Organisation
3042
Managing SocioTechnical Integration in Iterative Information System Development Projects
3057
Several Simple Shared Stable Decision Premises for Technochange
3072
Integrating Real Option and Dynamic Capability Theories of Firm Boundaries The Logic of Early Acquisition in the ICT Industry
3083
IT Training as a Strategy for Business Productivity in Developing Countries
3101
Action Research Methods
3112
The Impact of IT Investment in South African ECommerce SME Organizations
3119
Organizational Performance and IT Investment Intensity of South African Companies
3129
Government Procurement ICTs Impact on the Sustainability of SMEs and Regional Communities
3137
Women Entrepreneurs in Finnish ICT Industry
3142
Directing Equal Pay in the UK ICT Labour Market
3150
MNE Knowledge Management Across Borders and ICT
3158
Is Organizational eDemocracy Inevitable? The Impact of Information Technologies on Communication Effectiveness
3171
The Role of Information and Communication Technology in Managing Cultural Diversity in the Modern Workforce Challenges and Issues
3190
Creating an Entrepreneurial Mindset Getting the Process Right for Information and Communication Technology Students
3207
Working at Home Negotiating Space and Place
3229
WritingAcrosstheITMIS Curriculum
3246
Management of Telecommunications Services A Vital New Content Area and a Course Model for the College Business
3259
Critical Issues in Information Communication Technologies
3272
ICT Work Organisations and Society
3273
A Time Series Analysis of International ICT Spillover
3285
From Information Society to Global Village of Wisdom? The Role of ICT in Realizing Social Justice in the Developing World
3299
What Kinds of Organisations do We Want to Build in Africa with Information Communication Technology?
3322
Computing and ICT Literacy From Students Misconceptions and Mental Schemes to the Monitoring of the TeachingLearning Process
3338
ICT in Schools What is of Educational Value?
3348
ICT Knowledge Construction and Evolution Subject Community and Society
3368
Attitudes Towards ICT in Australian High Schools
3384
A Comparative Analysis of Online and Traditional Undergraduate Business Law Classes
3391
Concerns with Mutual Constitution A Critical Realist Commentary
3405
Emotional Digitalization as Technology of the Postmodern A Reflexive Examination from the View of the Industry
3417
OptimalityTheoretic Lexical Mapping Theory A Case Study of Locative Inversion
3428
Trusting Computers Through Trusting Humans Software Verification in a SafetyCritical Information System
3460
Propagating the Ideal The Mobile Communication Paradox
3475
A DeConstruction of Wireless Device Usage
3489
Virtual Networking without a Backpack? Resource Consumption of Information Technologies
3500
Cultural Factors and Collective Identity of Women in ICT
3514
A Cultural Studies Approach to Gender and ICT
3522
Whos Talking Online? A Descriptive Analysis of Gender Online Communication
3529
Whos Talking Online II Revisiting Gender and Online Communications
3540
Cultivating Greater Acceptance of Women in Technology A Pilot Study
3552
Are CrossGender Conversations in Threaded Discussions Reminiscent of Communicating Across Cultural Boundaries?
3566
The Paleolithic Stone Age Effect? Gender Differences Performing Specific ComputerGenerated Spatial Tasks
3578
Emerging Trends in Information Communication Technologies
3602
Bringing the Next Billion Online Cooperative Strategies to Create Internet Demand in Emerging Markets
3603
ICT and the Efficient Markets Hypothesis
3623
Creating Competitive Advantage The Emergence of a New Business through Collaborative NetworksAn Empirical Case Study in the ICT Sector
3634
Enabling the Expansion of Microfinance Using Information and Communication Technologies
3658
Management of New Genetic Knowledge for Economic and Regional Development of Ethnic Minorities in China
3681
Visualizing ICT Change in the Academy
3695
Perspectives on 21st Century ELearning in Higher Education
3716
RFID New Technology on the Horizon for IT Majors
3730
Games and Advertisement Beyond Banners and Billboards
3744
Believe It or Not Virtual Religion in the 21st Century
3759
Changing Technological Trends in the Travel Behaviour of Older Tourists
3768
New ICTs for Conflict Prevention and Management
3784
Crossing the Digital Divide and Putting ICT to Work to Improve Peoples Lives
3804
Creative London? Investigating New Modalities of Work in the Cultural Industries
3807
InformationCommunications Systems Convergence Paradigm Invisible ECulture and ETechnologies
3820
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