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International Journal of Technology Diffusion (IJTD) Volume 5, Issue 3

Book Description

The International Journal of Technology Diffusion (IJTD) is an international journal publishing original scientific and quality research articles on management information systems, technology diffusion, and business systems application aspects of e-commerce, e-government, and mobile applications. As a forum of multi-disciplinary and interdisciplinary dialogue, it addresses research on all aspects of innovation diffusion in the field of business computing technologies and their past, present, and future use.

This issue contains the following articles:

  • Enhancing User Engagement with Elected Officials: Contextual Predictors Influencing the Use of Social Network Applications on Municipal Web Sites
  • Motivations and Barriers for Participation in a Hybrid Wireless Community: The Case of FON
  • Forecasting the Diffusion of Gigabit Home Networking In Europe
  • A Methodology to Validate Educational Experiment Results in a Real Classroom Using ILOs
  • A Study of Perceptions, Usability and Future Adoption of a Web-based Learning Tool

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Masthead
  3. Call For Articles
  4. Enhancing User Engagement with Elected Officials:
    1. ABSTARCT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. SOCIAL NETWORK APPLICATIONS
    4. FACTORS IMPACTING SOCIAL NETWORK APPLICATION USAGE
    5. ENHANCING USER-ENGAGEMENT
    6. BENEFITS AND BARRIERS TO SOCIAL NETWORK APPLICATION USE
    7. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
    8. FINDINGS
    9. SOCIAL NETWORK APPLICATION STRATEGY
    10. DISCUSSION
    11. CONCLUSION
    12. REFERENCES
  5. Motivations and Barriers for Participation in a Hybrid Wireless Community:
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. STUDY CONTEXT: WIRELESS COMMUNITIES AND THE FON CASE
    4. LITERATURE REVIEW
    5. RESEARCH MODEL AND HYPOTHESES
    6. METHODOLOGY
    7. DISCUSSION
    8. CONCLUSION
    9. ACKNOWLEDGMENT
    10. REFERENCES
  6. Forecasting the Diffusion of Gigabit Home Networking In Europe
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. HOME NETWORKING: CURRENT STATE AND FUTURE DEVELOPMENTS
    4. METHODOLOGY: LITERATURE REVIEW
    5. DATA
    6. RESULTS AND DISCUSSION
    7. CONCLUSION
    8. REFERENCES
    9. ENDNOTES
  7. A Methodology to Validate Educational Experiment Results in a Real Classroom Using ILOs
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. ISSUES IN THE ROBUSTNESS OF THE EXPERIMENTS
    4. PROCESS CONTROL VS. LEARNING OUTCOMES
    5. THE VALIDATION FILTER
    6. MULTIMEDIA IN EDUCATION: CASE STUDY OF EDUCATIONAL OUTCOMES
    7. VALIDATION EXPERIMENT
    8. RESULTS
    9. DISCUSSION
    10. CONCLUSION
    11. REFERENCES
    12. ENDNOTES
  8. A Study of Perceptions, Usability and Future Adoption of a Web-based Learning Tool
    1. ABSTRACT
    2. INTRODUCTION
    3. LITERATURE REVIEW
    4. THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
    5. WEB-BASED LEARNING TOOL: THE GLOBAL DATABASE OF DEMOCRACY AND GOVERNANCE
    6. METHOD
    7. RESULTS
    8. DISCUSSION
    9. CONCLUSION, LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE WORK
    10. REFERENCES
  9. Call For Articles