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Human perspectives in the Internet society : culture, psychology, and gender

Author: K Morgan; et al
Publisher: Southampton, UK ; Boston : WIT Press, ©2004.
Series: Advances in information and communication technologies, v. 4.
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"This book brings together leading authorities from around the world to present the current state of research and understanding into the social, psychological and cultural impact of the new technologies." "A valuable summary, it will be of interest both to newcomers to this subject and to established authorities."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: K Morgan; et al
ISBN: 1853127264 9781853127267
OCLC Number: 56660207
Description: 568 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Section 1: Understanding online behaviour Predicting and understanding student attitudes and behaviour in e-learning; The ontology of internet user interactions; The neuropsychology of Human Computer Interaction (HCI); Current problems of moral research and education in the IT Environment; Why do people publish weblogs? An online survey of weblog authors in Japan; Interacting with virtual lecturers: outcomes from introducing streamed video into the classroom; Differentiating computer-related addictions and high engagement; Personal competences and social structure: information management in business networks Section 2: Personality and computer attitudes Psychological effects of work with a helmet mounted display; Acceptance of an implantable data security chip to facilitate a cashless society Section 3: Cyber interactions Online audits and energy using behaviour; Cohesion in online groups Section 4: New interaction methods Do short texts imply small thoughts? An investigation of the semantic networks associated with restricted and non-restricted text production; ICT - the solution of communication hurdles in the modern family? Section 5: Applied psychological uses for computers An expert system supporting diagnosis in clinical psychology; Skills in computer use, self-efficacy and self-concept Section 6: Influencing gender roles Gender issues in the career development of computer science staff; "I don't understand computer programming, because I'm a woman!": negotiating gendered positions in a Norwegian discourse of computing; The role of gender in the outcome of ICT adoption - can nurses be technologists?; An outreach venture: bringing computer literacy to rural women in Malaysia; Mentoring computer science undergraduates; Gender in information technology: review of a mentoring initiative Section 7: Gender and computer behaviour Gender impact assessment in the Department of Digital Media of Furtwangen University of Applied Sciences, Germany: design of the study and first empirical results; Fair play: gender, digital gaming and educational disadvantage; Gender, language and computer-mediated communication; Gender demands on e-learning; Instructional technology innovation as transformational learning: female faculty's narratives of experience; Comparative gender differences in faculty job satisfaction at higher education: Taiwan and China Section 8: Gender stereotypes Paradoxes in the impact of the Internet on women; Gender and IT: do stereotypes persist? Section 9: Cyber society norms and values Understanding cultural and national identity in teleworking and electronic communication; Handling paradoxes and uncertainty in virtual networks; Relationship of organizational culture with use intensity of the Internet and sales performance: an international empirical investigation; Architecture between applicational and virtual space Section 10: Threats and challenges to diversity The role of economic growth in coastal culture: a case-study in Qeshm Island, Persian Gulf; Norms and values in contemporary society: an application to the field of sustainable transportation; A study of hospital based social workers in the UK: the importance of verbal communication in this community; ActKM: variety from a complexity perspective; Sharing places, enhancing spaces: an investigation into the effects of mobile networking technologies on physical communities; Impediments to development in the border provinces of Iran Section 11: Advertising with an intercultural perspective Advertising to multi-cultural audiences: promoting energy efficiency in South Africa; The impact of the homogeneous global advertising on multicultural reality Section 12: New learning technologies and paradigms Current issues in new learning; Burnout and emotional intelligence in Greek employees; A dynamic web educational assessment system; Assessment: the Trojan horse of blended learning; Computer-assisted vs. traditional homework: results of a pilot research project; Factors influencing the effectiveness of a web-based learning environment: An assessment from the Malaysia perspective; Oracle 9iAS Portal as a platform for Geographic Information Science distance and flexible learning at the University of the South Pacific; Data-driven modelling of learner's cognitive style in educational hypermedia Section 13: E-business Concepts, methods, standards and technologies to promote e-business interoperability in a large enterprise; E-business security in international perspective; The impact of the World Wide Web on South African businesses; Multi-analyses electronic payment system; Interoperable and flexible digital signatures for e-government and e-commerce
Series Title: Advances in information and communication technologies, v. 4.
Responsibility: editors, K. Morgan ... [et al.].

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