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Journal of Information Science Vol. 21, No. 2 (1995) pp. 95–114
Examines influences on the use of electronic information resources, including the Internet. Highlights include information quality and accessibility; the Technology Assessment Model; the Fitness for Purpose model; the Theory of Planned Behavior; and ...
Internet Research Vol. 6, No. 4 (1996) pp. 53–62
A study of Australian university staff focused on Internet use and the potential impact of network use on librarians. This article reports on innovative uses of the Internet (information transfer, homework, evaluation of course material, reading...
Journal of the American Society for Information Science Vol. 46, No. 8 (1995) pp. 581–89
Discussion of gatekeepers (individuals who promote communication of technical and professional information by gathering it from a variety of sources and disseminating it to their colleagues) focuses on a technique for identifying gatekeepers in the...
Proceedings of the ASIST Annual Meeting Vol. 38 (2001) pp. 190–98
Explores students' psychological responses to an introductory Internet course delivered using computer-supported collaborative learning. Data were collected in pre- and post-course surveys and through observation of patterns of participation....
Global Learn 2010 (May 17, 2010) pp. 331–340
Wikis support collaborative learning in a classroom environment. Nevertheless, the argument of wikis as an unstructured medium for learning and issues concerning security and privacy matters are overshadowed by the full potential benefit it brings...
International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 10, No. 1 (January 2011) pp. 43–62
The introduction of learning management systems (LMS) has changed the way in which instructors work. This paper uses Goodhue and Thompson’s (1995) technology-to-performance chain (TPC) to explore the roles of task-technology fit (TTF) and level of...
Electronic Library Vol. 8, No. 3 (1990) pp. 172–80
Reports the results of a survey of librarians in Western Australia that examined whether librarians feel it is important to keep up with new developments in technology, the means used by librarians to find out about new developments, and the...
Adults Learning To Use the Internet: A Longitudinal Study of Attitudes and Other Factors Associated with Intended Internet Use
Library & Information Science Research Vol. 22, No. 1 (2000) pp. 5–34
This longitudinal study investigated the reasons that adult learners in Iceland gave for wanting to learn about the Internet, and their attitudes. Describes three research stages: identification of an analytical framework; testing of a behavioral...
Computers & Education Vol. 52, No. 2 (February 2009) pp. 496–508
Learning management systems (LMSs) are very widely used in higher education. However, much of the research on LMSs has had a technology focus or has been limited to studies of adoption. In order to take advantage of the potential associated with...
Internet Research Vol. 11, No. 3 (2001) pp. 235–45
Examines changes in experience and confidence among university students in Iceland taking their first Internet course between 1994 and 2000. Discusses results of time series that show that the number of participants with prior experience has...
A Network for Learning about Networks: A Model and an Innovative Approach to Teaching Network Engineering
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 1962–1967
We propose a model for design of courses in which students need to develop understanding not just of theory, but also of what happens in complex, distributed real world environments. Advances in network technologies (e.g., Grid technologies, and ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 1996–2000
In this paper we examine how to approach the question of information and site design in the use of wikis for student group assignments. The popular literature about Wikis proposes that they allow for “emergent, user-driven design”. We develop a...
Journal of Computing in Higher Education Vol. 22, No. 2 (August 2010) pp. 114–134
Learning management systems (LMS) have been adopted by the majority of higher education institutions and research that explores the factors that influence the success of LMS is needed. This paper investigates the roles of student and instructor...
Internet and Higher Education Vol. 22, No. 1 (July 2014) pp. 24–36
This paper systematically examines conditions associated with continuation of e-learning initiatives in universities. Conditions associated with institutional, developer, instructor, student and technology issues were identified from a review of the ...
Cesar A. Collazos; Luis A. Guerrero; Jose A. Pino; Stefano Renzi; Jane Klobas; Manuel Ortega; Miguel A. Redondo; Crescencio Bravo
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 10, No. 3 (2007) pp. 257–274
Much of the research on collaborative work focuses on the quality of the group outcome as a measure of success. There is less research on the collaboration process itself, but an understanding of the process should help to improve both the process...