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E-Adoption and Technologies for Empowering Developing Countries

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The adoption of technology has provided opportunities for increased participation in global affairs both at an individual and organizational level. As a discipline, e-adoption focuses on the requirements, policies, and implications of widespread technology use in developed and developing countries.E-Adoption and Technologies for Empowering Developing Countries: Global Advances reviews the impact technology has had on individuals and organizations whose access to media and resources is otherwise limited. With overviews of topics including electronic voting, electronic delivery systems, social Web applications, and online educational environments, this reference work provides a foundation for understanding the interplay between technology and societal growth and development.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD
  4. LIST OF REVIEWERS
  5. ASSOCIATE EDITORS
  6. Preface
  7. Acknowledgment
  8. Chapter 0: Introduction
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. E-ADOPTION AND EMPOWERMENT
    4. DISCUSSION AND SUMMARY
  9. Chapter 1: Digital Natives and H1N1
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. BACKGROUND AND CONTEXT
    4. LITERATURE REVIEW
    5. METHODOLOGY
    6. DURING THE H1N1 CLOSURE
    7. DATA ANALYSIS
    8. DISCUSSION
    9. CONCLUSION
  10. Chapter 2: Driving IT Architecture Innovation
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. IT INNOVATION: SERVICE-ORIENTED ARCHITECTURE
    4. RESULTS
    5. DISCUSSION AND IMPLICATIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
    7. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH
  11. Chapter 3: Strategy and Structure in a Virtual Organization
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. VO STRATEGY
    4. STRUCTURAL DESIGN ISSUES
    5. DISCUSSION AND SUMMARY
  12. Chapter 4: Knowledge Sharing Adoption Model Based on Artificial Neural Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. HYPOTHESIS
    5. CONCLUSION
  13. Chapter 5: User Acceptance of Location-Based Mobile Advertising
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LOCATION-BASED ADVERTISING
    4. CONSUMER ACCEPTANCE MODELS
    5. RELATED WORK
    6. RESEARCH MODEL AND HYPOTHESES
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. CONCLUSION
  14. Chapter 6: Electronic Voting by Means of Digital Terrestrial Television
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1 INTRODUCTION
    3. 2 SYSTEM DESCRIPTION
    4. 3 SECURITY ISSUES
    5. 4 SYSTEM CHARACTERISTICS: AN ANALYSIS
    6. 5 A REAL TEST BED (ELECTION NIGHT)
    7. 6 CONCLUSION
  15. Chapter 7: Towards E-Society Policy Interoperability for Social Web Networks
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1 INTRODUCTION
    3. 2 E-SOCIETY USE CASE: SOCIAL NETWORKS
    4. 3 THE POLICY-ORIENTED WEB
    5. 4. POLICY-ORIENTED WEB FOR SOCIAL NETWORKS
    6. 5 THE POLICY-ORIENTED WEB CHALLENGES
    7. 6 RELATED WORK
    8. 7 CONCLUSION
  16. Chapter 8: Electronic Voting Using Identity Domain Separation and Hardware Security Modules
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. CORE ELEMENTS OF THE EVITA SCHEMA
    4. ENCRYPTION USING A HARDWARE SECURITY MODULE
    5. DOMAIN SEPARATION AND IDENTIFICATION MODEL
    6. SKETCH OF THE CAST VOTE AND COUNTING PHASE
    7. ADDITIONAL ELEMENTS OF THE EVITA CONCEPT
    8. CONCLUSION
  17. Chapter 9: Requirements and Properties of Qualified Electronic Delivery Systems in eGovernment
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ARCHITECTURAL ASPECTS OF EDELIVERY SYSTEMS
    4. REQUIREMENTS AND PROPERTIES
    5. THE AUSTRIAN DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR EGOVERNMENT APPLICATIONS
    6. CONCLUSION
  18. Chapter 10: Employees’ Perceptions of Biometric Technology Adoption in E-Government
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. 1 INTRODUCTION
    3. 2 BACKGROUND
    4. 3 METHODOLOGY
    5. 4 RESULTS
    6. 6 CONCLUSION
    7. 7 FURTHER RESEARCH
  19. Chapter 11: Diffusion of E-Learning Practice in an Educational Institution
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. THE STUDY
    4. FINDINGS
    5. CONCLUSION
  20. Chapter 12: Investigating the Attitude of Students Towards Online Learning
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. REVIEW OF THE LITERATURE
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. ANALYSIS AND FINDINGS
  21. Chapter 13: Adoption of PBL to Online Environments
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. METHOD
    4. FINDINGS
    5. DISCUSSION AND SUGGESTIONS
  22. Chapter 14: Wiki Interaction Tracks in Geometry Learning
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. FINDINGS
    5. DISCUSSION
    6. CONCLUSION
  23. Chapter 15: An Evaluation of WebCT Course Content Management System at the University of Botswana
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. OBJECTIVES OF THE STUDY
    4. METHODOLOGY
    5. SAMPLE SELECTION PROCEDURE
    6. DATA COLLECTION PROCEDURE
    7. DATA COLLECTION INSTRUMENTS
    8. INTERVIEWS QUESTIONS
    9. CONCLUSION
    10. Appendix A
    11. Appendix B
  24. Chapter 16: E-Assessment as a Driver for Cultural Change in Network-Centric Learning
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ORGANIZATIONAL CONTEXT
    4. LEARNING AND TEACHING CONSIDERATIONS
    5. TECHNICAL CONSIDERATIONS
    6. RETHINKING THE ASSESSMENT, FEEDBACK, AND LEARNING CULTURE
    7. ASSESSMENT PRINCIPLES IN A DIGITAL ENVIRONMENT
    8. USING WEB 2.0 FOR SEAMLESS ASSESSMENT AND LEARNING: A CASE STUDY AT ADFA
    9. DRIVERS FOR CULTURAL CHANGE
    10. CONCLUSION
  25. Chapter 17: Impact of E-Adoption on Teaching and Learning in the Context of Teaching French
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. TEACHING AND LEARNING FRENCH IN HONG KONG: A CHALLENGING SITUATION
    3. IMPLEMENTATION OF THE FRENCH PLATFORM FRE0000
    4. EVALUATION METHOD
    5. DISCUSSION AND REMARKS
    6. CONCLUSION
  26. Chapter 18: Examining Diffusion and Sustainability of E-Learning Strategies through Weblog Data
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. CONCEPTUAL CHANGE
    3. ADOPTION OF E-LEARNING INNOVATIONS
    4. FACTORS IMPINGING ON DIFFUSION AND SUSTAINABILITY
    5. LEARNING MANAGEMENT SYSTEM (LMS) LOGS
    6. FINDINGS
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. CONCLUSION
  27. Compilation of References
  28. About the Contributors
  29. Introduction
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. E-ADOPTION AND EMPOWERMENT
    4. DISCUSSION AND SUMMARY