Information Systems and Modern Society: Social Change and Global Development, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1466629231
  • ISBN-13: 9781466629233
  • DDC: 303.48
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 364 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released November 2013
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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The emergence of the digital age has transformed the way society communicates as well as disseminates information.Information Systems and Modern Society: Social Change and Global Development is a comprehensive collection of research on the emergence of information technology and its effect on society. By providing a forum for practitioners and researchers, this book aims to bring to light the advancements made throughout social changes and the application of information systems. This research provides recent techniques useful for policy makers, practitioners and students.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Social and Personalized Learning in Web–Based Environments.
2: Formal and Informal Learning Flows Cohesion in Web 2.0 Environment.
3: Global Teacher Training Based on a Multiple Perspective Assessment: A Knowledge Building Community for Future Assistant Language Teachers.
4: Creating a Personalized Artificial Intelligence Course: WELSA Case Study.
5: Expertise Learning and Identification with Information Retrieval Frameworks.
6: SocialX: An Improved Reputation Based Support to Social Collaborative Learning through Exercise Sharing and Project Teamwork.
7: Information Systems and Information Technologies Issues in Nonprofits.
8: Exploring Barriers to Coordination between Humanitarian NGOs: A Comparative Case Study of Two NGO’s Information Technology Coordination Bodies.
9: Technology Acceptance: Are NFPs or their Workers Different?.
10: A Query–Based Approach for Semi–Automatic Annotation of Web Services.
11: A Broken Supply and Social Chain: Anatomy of the Downfall of an Industrial Icon.
12: Informatics and Semiotics in Organisations.
13: Actability Criteria for Design and Evaluation: Pragmatic Qualities of Information Systems.
14: Collective Construction of Meaning and System for an Inclusive Social Network.
15: A Semiotic Analysis of a Model for Understanding User Behaviours in Ubiquitously Monitored Environments.
16: Innovation or Imitation: Some Economic Performance and Social Welfare Policy Perspectives.
17: Technology Trends and Critical Social Challenges.
18: Technology Acceptance Model and Determinants of Technology Rejection.
19: Scale Economies in Indian Commercial Banking Sector: Evidence from DEA and Translog Estimates.
20: Stigmergic Hyperlink: A New Social Web Object.
21: Social and Cultural Challenges in ERP Implementation: A Comparative Study across Countries and Cultures.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.