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Research Paradigms and Contemporary Perspectives on Human-Technology Interaction

Book Description

The integration of technology in modern society has created a deeper connectivity between people around the globe, as well as provided ample opportunity for the exchange of knowledge and ideas. These interactions allow greater opportunities for developments in research and innovation. Research Paradigms and Contemporary Perspectives on Human-Technology Interaction presents comprehensive coverage on the application of information technology and systems on daily activities and examines its impacts at an interdisciplinary level. Highlighting numerous insights into relevant areas such as e-government, web accessibility, and social media, this book is an ideal reference source for academics, professionals, practitioners, graduate students, and researchers seeking material on the relationship between humans and emerging technologies in modern society.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Book Series
    1. Mission
    2. Coverage
  5. Dedication
  6. Editorial Advisory Board and List of Reviewers
    1. List of Reviewers
  7. Foreword
  8. Preface
    1. IJTHI
    2. ABOUT THIS BOOK
    3. PERSPECTIVES ON HUMAN-TECHNOLOGY INTERACTION
    4. RESEARCH PARADIGMS
    5. THE STRUCTURE OF THIS BOOK
  9. Acknowledgment
  10. Section 1: The Use of Social Media and its Impact in the Human Life Dimension
    1. Chapter 1: Exploring M-Commerce and Social Media
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. SMARTPHONES VS TABLETS
      4. SMARTPHONES, TABLETS AND SOCIAL MEDIA
      5. INTEGRATING SOCIAL MEDIA IN M-COMMERCE
      6. RESEARCH METHOD
      7. RESULTS
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ENDNOTE
    2. Chapter 2: The Impact of Online Training on Facebook Privacy
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. METHOD
      5. RESULTS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. FUTURE RESEARCH
      8. REFERENCES
    3. Chapter 3: Play It Like Beckham!
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND: E-REPUTATION IN A SOCIAL NETWORKS CONTEXT
      4. THE GROWING IMPRORTANCE OF SOCIAL NETWORKS IN THE SPORTS INDUSTRY
      5. SOLUTIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      6. FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS: THE ROLE OF IMAGE TO CONTROL E-REPUTATION
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
      9. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    4. Chapter 4: Social Media and Identity
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. CREATING AND COMMUNICATING IDENTITY IN ONLINE CONTEXTS
      5. RECOMMENDATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    5. Chapter 5: Insights into the Culture of Young Internet Users
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. CONCLUSION
      4. REFERENCES
      5. APPENDIX
  11. Section 2: The Importance of Web Accessibility and Public Services
    1. Chapter 6: A Multi-Perspective Theoretical Analysis to Web Accessibility
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. WEB ACCESSIBILITY: CONCEPTS AND PERSPECTIVES
      4. A MULTI-PERSPECTIVE VISION OF WEB ACCESSIBILITY
      5. CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    2. Chapter 7: Web Accessibility and Transparency for Accountability
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. BACKGROUND
      4. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
      5. ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION OF RESULTS
      6. CONCLUSION
      7. REFERENCES
      8. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
      9. APPENDIX 1
      10. APPENDIX 2
      11. APPENDIX 3
  12. Section 3: Technology Acceptance and Satisfaction
    1. Chapter 8: Information Technology Progress Indicators
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. RELATED LITERATURE
      4. WAITING
      5. HYPOTHESIS
      6. RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND DESIGN
      7. EXPERIMENT 1: SENSE OF PROGRESS
      8. EXPERIMENT 2: SUBJECTIVE SENSE OF TIME
      9. EXPERIMENT 3: COMPARING THE FRAMEWORKS
      10. FINDINGS AND DISCUSSION
      11. CONCLUSION
      12. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH
      13. REFERENCES
    2. Chapter 9: Technology Satisfaction in an Academic Context
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. LITERATURE REVIEW
      4. CONSTRUCTION OF HYPOTHESES
      5. METHODOLOGY
      6. RESULTS
      7. ESTIMATING THE TECHNOLOGY SATISFACTION MODEL (TSM)
      8. DISCUSSION
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. LIMITATIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS
      11. REFERENCES
      12. KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
    3. Chapter 10: Continuance Use Intention of Mobile Internet Services
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORETICAL DEVELOPMENT
      4. RESEARCH METHOD
      5. RESULTS
      6. DISCUSSION
      7. CONCLUSION
      8. REFERENCES
  13. Section 4: What Future is Hidden Behind IS/IT?
    1. Chapter 11: The Fashionable Functions Reloaded
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. THEORY STATEMENT
      4. HYPOTHESES
      5. METHOD
      6. RESULTS
      7. DISCUSSION
      8. LIMITATIONS AND FUTURE RESEARCH QUESTIONS
      9. CONCLUSION
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ENDNOTES
    2. Chapter 12: Human Digital Immortality
      1. ABSTRACT
      2. INTRODUCTION
      3. DREAMING AND THINKING ABOUT IMMORTALITY IN ANTIQUITY
      4. APPROACHING THE CONCEPT OF IMMORTALITY IN TERMS OF GENETICS
      5. APPROACHING THE CONCEPT OF IMMORTALITY IN TERMS OF DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY
      6. ANOTHER PROSPECTIVE ON IMMORTALITY: BOOKS AS MEANS OF SPIRITUAL IMMORTALITY, BY KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER
      7. WHAT’S NEXT: FROM HOMO SAPIENS TO HOMO OPTIMUS?
      8. CONCLUSION
      9. LIMITATIONS AND FURTHER QUESTIONS
      10. REFERENCES
      11. ENDNOTES
  14. Compilation of References
  15. About the Contributors