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Proceedings of the Informing Science and Information Technology Education Conference

Jul 01, 2013

Editors

Eli Cohen; Elizabeth Boyd

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Table of Contents

Number of papers: 98

  1. A Descriptive Analytical Approach of Information Technology in Educational Management in United Arab Emirates

    Rima Shishakly, Ajman University of Science and Technology, United Arab Emirates

    In comparison to the other Arabic counties, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has positively and effectively progressed, in a short space of time in educational innovation. A brief overview of the... More

    pp. 293-299

  2. Investigating Ways to Use Facebook at the University Level: A Delphi Study

    Michael Magro, Shenandoah University, United States; Jason Sharp, Tarleton State University, United States; Katie Ryan, BlueCross BlueShield of Texas, United States; Sherry Ryan, University of North Texas, United States

    Social networking sites have experienced tremendous growth and have become an integral part of the daily lives of a large portion of the population, both in the United States, as well as worldwide.... More

    pp. 295-311

  3. The Challenge of Motivation in e-Learning: Role of Anxiety

    Raafat Saadé, Dennis Kira & Fassil Nebebe, Concordia University, Canada

    Anxiety, an emotional state, in elearning affects student’s performance beyond the technophobic state, due to the fact that there is more at stake in elearning. These anxieties not only occur with ... More

    pp. 301-308

  4. Securing the Information and Communications Technology Global Supply Chain from Exploitation: Developing a Strategy for Education, Training, and Awareness

    Elizabeth McDaniel, Institute for Defense Analyses, United States

    Exploitation of the global Information and Communications Technology (ICT)supply chain is a growing security concern for government and industry. This paper frames the key elements of global ICT... More

    pp. 313-324

  5. Ownership and Use of Laptops by Communication and Information Sciences Undergraduates at the University of Ilorin Nigeria

    Adeyinka Tella, University of Ilorin, Nigeria; G.A. Kosoko-Oyedeko, Micheal Otedola College of Primary Education (MOCPED), Nigeria

    Beginning from 2010/2011 academic session, the faculty of communication and information sciences, university of Ilorin, Nigeria requires that each student of the faculty should as a matter of... More

    pp. 321-335

  6. Practicing M-Application Services Opportunities with Special Reference to Oman

    Syed Naqvi & Hafedh Al-Shihi, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

    Mobile technologies are opening new channels of communication for people and organizations. According to a survey by the World Bank (2012), no other technology has been in the hands of so many... More

    pp. 341-353

  7. Applying a Modified Technology Acceptance Model to Qualitatively Analyse the Factors Affecting E-Portfolio Implementation for Student Teachers’ in Field Experience Placements

    Eugenia M. W. Ng, Ronnie Shroff & Cher Lim, The Hong Kong Institute of Education, China

    The study involved student teachers enrolled in the Bachelor of Education English Language Programme at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. Students (N= 77) participated in a pilot study by... More

    pp. 355-365

  8. Multi-Agent Framework for Social Customer Relationship Management Systems

    Celina Olszak, University of Economics in Katowice, Poland

    Social customer relationship management (CRM)systems have become an interesting research area for designers of management information systems. Designers have mainly concentrated on seeking the... More

    pp. 367-387

  9. The Implementation of Hypertext-based Learning Media for a Local Cultural Based Learning

    Made Windu Antara Kesiman & Ketut Agustini, Universitas Pendidikan Ganesha, Indonesia

    By studying and analyzing thoroughly the aspects of Indonesian culture, we may find many concepts of local wisdom that have been practiced in daily life of Indonesian people that can be beneficial ... More

    pp. 377-385

  10. A Packet Sniffer (PSniffer) Application for Network Security in Java

    Otisule Oluwabukola, Awodele Oludele, A.C. Ogbonna, Ajeagbu Chigozirim & Anyeahie Amarachi, Babcock University, Nigeria

    This paper presents the full implementation of the Psniffer application software that captures network data as well as provides sufficient means for the decision making process of an administrator.... More

    pp. 389-400

  11. Scripting the Collaboration for Exploiting the Learning Affordances of a Modeling Environment

    Rachel Or-Bach, Academic College of Emek Yezreel, Israel; Bert Bredeweg, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands

    This paper describestwo studies that explored how specific instructional measures enabled students to take advantage of the diagrammatic representations of a learning environment for conducting... More

    pp. 401-411

  12. Mobile Certificate Based Network Services

    Goran Pulkkis & Farzan Yazdani, Arcada University of Applied Sciences, Finland

    The deployment of mobile certificates in Finland, the related Application Provider’s Interface (API), and also the design, management, and use of a Mobile Signature Service (MSS) is described. The ... More

    pp. 413-428

  13. Challenges in Adopting Open Innovation Strategies in SMEs: An Exploratory Study in Portugal

    Hakikur Rahman & Isabel Ramos, University of Minho, Portugal

    Researches indicate that adoption of open innovation strategies in the entrepreneurships offers a promising way to face the ever increasing challenges due to globalization of entrepreneurships.... More

    pp. 431-448

  14. WoT (Web of Things) for Energy Management in a Smart Grid-Connected Home

    Sita Ramakrishnan, Monash University, Australia; Subramania Ramakrishnan, Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering, Australia

    This paper considers a case study of a smart grid-connected home in Australia that has solar photo-voltaic panelsfor distributed electricity generation and batteries for local energy storage. With ... More

    pp. 461-472

  15. Using Youtube© in the Classroom for the Net Generation of Students

    Sumarie Roodt & Dominic Peier, University of Cape Town, South Africa

    The Net Generation, being the generation born after 1982, are so called as their arrival coincided with the emergence of digital technology such as the internet and PCs. Research suggests that this... More

    pp. 473-488

  16. Towards a Method for Mobile Learning Design

    Genevieve Stanton & Jacques Ophoff, University of Cape Town, South Africa

    Mobile learning provides unique learning experiences for learners in both formal and informal environments, supporting various pedagogies with the unique characteristics that are afforded by mobile... More

    pp. 501-523

  17. Informing via Websites: Comparative Assessment of University Websites

    Dimitar Christozov, American University in Bulgaria, Bulgaria; Stefka Toleva-Stoimenova, Stefka Toleva–Stoimenova State University of Library Science and Information Technologies, Bulgaria

    The paper focuses on the problems related to information systems assessment from the point of view of informing users. More specifically the paper tries to answer whether the examined information... More

    pp. 525-537

  18. How Business Departments Manage the Requirements Engineering Process in Information Systems Projects in Small and Medium Enterprises

    Rudiger Weibbach, University of Applied Sciences, Germany

    In literature, the Requirements Engineering [RE] process in information system projects is typically presented as a process conducted by requirement engineers or similar skilled persons on the... More

    pp. 539-549