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  1. Who Uses Information Technologies in Rural America?

    Robert LaRose & Jennifer Mettler

    Journal of Communication Vol. 39, No. 3 (1989) pp. 48–60

    Surveys seven geographically and demographically diverse rural areas, assessing socioeconomic, personal, and sociocultural factors of information technology use. Finds that residents of commercial ... More

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  2. Scholarly Communication: The Need for an Agenda for Action--A Symposium

    Thomas W. Shaughnessy

    Journal of Academic Librarianship Vol. 15, No. 2 (1989) pp. 68–78

    The first article reviews problems within the scholarly communication system and programs designed to ease the situation. Responses by five academics and librarians present their perspectives on... More

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  3. The Influence of Communication Technologies on Organizational Structure: A Conceptual Model for Future Research

    Thomas J Allen & Oscar Hauptman

    Communication Research: An International Quarterly Vol. 14, No. 5 (1987) pp. 575–87

    Presents a conceptual model that hypothesizes how information technologies may assist in accomplishing two key functions of communication in research and development: (1) providing state-of-the-art... More

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  4. New Electronic Media, Popular Reading Materials, and Converging Communication Technologies

    Michael R. Gabriel


    In all educational settings, electronic media are pervasive and increasing in popularity because of the speed of transmission and searching of information files. However, in the case of popular... More

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  5. The PEIN in Spain: Telecommunications and Government Policy

    Linda Fregoso

    Journal of Communication Vol. 38, No. 1 (1988) pp. 85–95

    Analyzes Spain's Plan Electronico e Informatico Nacional (PEIN), which sets a governmental industrial policy for information technologies. Asserts that the process of forming a national policy and ... More

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  6. New Communication Technologies and the Information Worker: The Influence of Occupation

    Stephen D. Reese

    Journal of Communication Vol. 38, No. 2 (1988) pp. 59–70

    Compared a cross-section of professional and nonprofessional workers, noting the use of computers on the job, the use of home communication technologies, and the effect of relative strategic... More

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  7. Mathematics as Information Technologies

    Carl J. Couch

    Journal of Communication Vol. 38, No. 2 (1988) pp. 33–48

    Presents a sociohistorical analysis of the development of a set of basic information technologies, namely, abstract symbols for quantities of space and time, and the formulation of computational... More

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  8. The Application of New Information and Communication Technologies in Higher Education Teaching: A Perspective

    M F. Ostini

    Higher Education in Europe Vol. 10, No. 4 (1985) pp. 20–27

    A survey of nine Western European countries concerning use of the new information technologies in higher education is reported, the status of educational technology in Swiss universities is... More

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  9. Motivation and Learning Strategies in the Use of ICTs among University Students

    Alberto Valentin, Pedro M. Mateos, Maria M. Gonzalez-Tablas, Lourdes Perez, Estrella Lopez & Inmaculada Garcia

    Computers & Education Vol. 61 (February 2013) pp. 52–58

    Within the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) considerable efforts are being made to promote the incorporation of Information and Communication Technology (ICTs) in Higher Education (HE),... More

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  10. Propagation & Level: Factors Influencing in the ICT Composite Index at the School Level

    Hiroyuki Aoki, JaMee Kim & WonGyu Lee

    Computers & Education Vol. 60, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 310–324

    Many nations are greatly affected by their education policies, and the educational level of different schools is relevant to a nation's ICT policy. In the area of ICT, Korea has achieved quite high... More

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  11. Investigating the Factors Affecting Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Usage of Turkish Students in PISA 2009

    Sedat Gumus

    Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 12, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 102–107

    Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has become an indispensable part of the 21st century. Having basic ICT skills is now seen as an important attribute that members of the young cohort... More

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  12. Teaching Children with Disabilities: ICTs in Bangkok and Addis Ababa

    Margarita Schiemer & Michelle Proyer

    Multicultural Education & Technology Journal Vol. 7, No. 2 (2013) pp. 99–112

    Purpose: This paper intends to explore the levels of availability and restrictions in relation to the use of ICTs (information and communication technologies) for educating children with... More

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  13. Laptop project or education project? A comparative analysis of One Laptop per Child and the Intel World Ahead Program

    Samantha Burton, Carleton University , Canada

    Laptop project or education project? A comparative analysis of One Laptop per Child and the Intel <italic>World Ahead Program</italic> (2011) pp. 1–139

    Since the 1990s, new information and communication technologies (ICTs) have been framed as 'great equalizers' that can be used to help developing countries spur rapid socio-economic growth. The use... More

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  14. Information and communication technologies as tools for development: The case of Peru

    Magdalena Bogumila Stanislawska, University of Alberta , Canada

    (2005) pp. 1–161

    Information and communication technologies (ICTs) can aid the development of a nation on many levels. The following thesis focuses on the ways in which Peru is using computer technology and the... More

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  15. Native American women leaders' use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) for work-life balance (WLB) and capacity building

    Crystal C. Jensen, Pepperdine University, United States

    (2013) pp. 1–178

    Native American women's leadership, information communication technologies (ICTs), work-life balance (WLB) and human capacity building (HCB) are grounded in social justice issues due to their long ... More

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  16. Exploring students' course-related communication behaviour outside of postsecondary classrooms

    Adnan A. Quayyum, Concordia University , Canada

    (2010) pp. 1–188

    Students interact with peers and instructors for course purposes both within and outside of class spaces. This study explored how post-secondary students communicate outside of class for course... More

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  17. Imagining the future of public school classrooms: Preservice teachers pedagogical perspectives about technology in teaching and learning

    Mia Kimberly Williams, Arizona State University, United States

    (2008) pp. 1–204

    With information and communication technologies (ICTs) impacting nearly all aspects of work and life, it appears to many sectors in society of paramount importance to integrate ICTs as teaching and... More

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  18. Attributes and barriers impacting the diffusion of information communication technologies (ICTs) in agricultural colleges and universities in the developing world: Views of aspiring faculty

    Patrick Lumumba Saisi, Oklahoma State University, United States

    (2011) pp. 1–260

    Scope and method of study. The sample for this descriptive-correlational study included 72 international graduate students from developing countries who were enrolled in the... More

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  19. Voices of ICT integrators: Understanding the conditions that support beginning teachers' implementation of information and communication technology in secondary science classrooms

    Vicky Marrack, Queen's University , Canada

    (2006) pp. 1–180

    Students can access current information and tools, which purportedly enable them to be active agents in their learning, through information and communication technology (ICT) (Bigum & Kenway, 1998;... More

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  20. First-year college students' perceptions of their experiences using information and communication technologies in higher education

    Sara K. Kearns, Kansas State University, United States

    (2013) pp. 1–178

    The increasingly integrated presence of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) on university campuses in recent decades has prompted calls for a better understanding of how students use ... More

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