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Adoption of Virtual Technologies for Business, Educational, and Governmental Advancements

Book Description

The Internet has become a new organization tool for innovation, creativity, and competitiveness of all business, educational, and governmental services. With the emergence of new social media networks, organizations are better able to decrease costs and increase capabilities which continue to change the lifestyles and businesses. Adoption of Virtual Technologies for Business, Educational, and Governmental Advancements provides a wide range of coverage on the adoption of technology and aims to provide a better understanding of the topics, research, and discoveries in this significant field. This book aims to cover the emerging issues in e-adoption for researchers, faculty members, and students in hopes of contributing to future discoveries. 

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. Editorial Advisory Board
    2. Associate Editors
    3. List of Reviewers
  5. Preface
  6. Acknowledgment
  7. Chapter 1: Factors Influencing E-Commerce Growth
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCLUSION
  8. Chapter 2: Readiness to Adopt E-Business Among SMEs in Malaysia
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    5. DISCUSSION, IMPLICATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS
  9. Chapter 3: E-Commerce Training with Virtual Commerce Simulation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE STUDY
    4. METHODOLOGY
  10. Chapter 4: Trust in E-Commerce
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. BACKGROUND
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. DATA AND DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. APPENDIX
  11. Chapter 5: Multi-Dimensional Factors Impacting on E-Government Adoption in Botswana, Mozambique, and Malawi
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    5. STATUS OF E-GOVERNMENT ADOPTION
    6. ANALYSIS OF FINDINGS
    7. FUTURE WORKS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
  12. Chapter 6: An Improved Dynavote E-Voting Protocol Implementation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. IMPROVED DYNAVOTE IMPLEMENTATION: PITFALLS AND IMPROVEMENTS
    5. IMPROVED DYNAVOTE E-VOTE PROTOCOL OVERVIEW
    6. IMPROVED DYNAVOTE E-VOTE PROTOCOL IMPLEMENTATION
    7. AN IMPROVED DYNAVOTE E-VOTE PROTOCOL PROTOTYPE USAGE
    8. AN IMPROVED DYNAVOTE E-VOTE PROTOCOL EXPERIMENTAL RESULTS
    9. CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 7: Determinants of E-Banking Among Bruneian Corporate Customers
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCLUSION
  14. Chapter 8: Preventing Social Engineering and Espionage in Collaborative Knowledge Management Systems (KMSs)
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. KMS FACILITIES OF THE SEMANTIC WEB
    4. PROBLEMS WITH EXISTING ACCESS CONTROL MODELS
    5. THE INSIDER ATTACK PREVENTION MODEL
    6. CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 9: Innovation in Learning
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. NEW IDEA, INVENTION AND INNOVATION
    4. DIFFUSION OF INNOVATION
    5. SOURCES OF INNOVATION
    6. PROPAGATING INNOVATION
    7. METHODOLOGIES FOR INNOVATION
    8. TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES FOR INNOVATION
    9. CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 10: Use of Virtual Classrooms in Online Learning Environments
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
    4. THE PLACE OF VIRTUAL CLASSROOMS IN ONLINE LEARNING
    5. TOOLS IN VIRTUAL CLASSROOM
    6. USE OF VIRTUAL CLASSROOMS AND ANADOLU UNIVERSITY SAMPLE
    7. PURPOSE
    8. METHOD
    9. FINDING AND DISCUSSION
    10. CONCLUSION
  17. Chapter 11: Intranet as a Quality Manual in Higher Education
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCLUSION
  18. Chapter 12: Future Developments of E-Modules
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCLUSION
  19. Chapter 13: The Effect of Online Collaboration Environment on Prospective Teachers’ Attitude and the Evaluation of Their Opinions
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHODOLOGY
    4. DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSION
  20. Chapter 14: Improving Students’ Computing Skills and Attitudes toward Learning via Web-Mediated Self-Regulated Learning with Feedback in an Online Problem-Solving Environment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION AND PROBLEM STATEMENT
    3. METHODS
    4. RESULTS
    5. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS
  21. Chapter 15: Understanding the Continued Usage Intention of Educators toward an e-Learning System
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. RESEARCH CONTEXT
    4. THEORETICAL BACKGROUND
    5. RESEARCH MODEL
    6. RESULTS AND DISCUSSIONS
    7. IMPLICATIONS
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. APPENDIX
  22. Chapter 16: A Study on the Role of Open Education Faculty, the Leader of Distance Learning in Turkey, in Higher Education and its Educational-Social Dynamics
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCLUSION AND SUGGESTIONS
    4. APPENDIX
  23. Chapter 17: Measuring Lecturers’ Perception of Transition to E-Learning Systems and Digital Divide
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CONCLUSION
  24. Chapter 18: Interactive Self-Assessment Questions within a Virtual Environment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHOD
    4. RESULTS
    5. CONCLUSION
  25. Chapter 19: Supporting Online Collaborative Mathematical Exploration
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHOD
    4. STUDENT WORK AND INTERACTIONS WITHIN MATH-TOWERS
    5. CONCLUSION
  26. Compilation of References
  27. About the Contributors