Information Communication Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools and Applications, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1599049503
  • ISBN-13: 9781599049502
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 3836 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2007 | Published/Released June 2008
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2007

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Information Communication Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is the essential reference source created to meet the rapid development of information communication technologies research, compiling scholarly work in the pivotal areas of social adaptation to information technology. This six-volume compendium covers such topics as ad-hoc networks, collaborative environments, e governance, and urban information systems, with case studies, empirical analysis, and conceptual models. With 314 chapters contributed by nearly 500 experts from 56 countries, Information Communication Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications will provide any library’s collection with the definitive reference on ICTs.

Key Features:

  • A single source for comprehensive information on an expansive field
  • Authoritative contributions by nearly 500 of the world’s leading experts in information communication technologies from 56 countries
  • Comprehensive coverage of each specific topic, highlighting recent trends and describing the latest advances in information communication technologies
  • In-depth analysis of issues, concepts, new trends, and advanced technologies
  • More than 7,500 references to existing literature and research on information communication technologies
  • Organized by topic and indexed, making it a convenient method of reference for all IT/IS scholars and professionals
  • 314 chapters covering the most incisive and critical research issues in information communication technologies

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Editorial Advisory Board.
Additional Research Collections found in the "Contemporary Research in Information Science and Technology" Book Series.
List of Contributors.
Introductory Chapter A Brief Introduction to the Field of Information Communication Technologies.
1: Fundamental Concepts and Theories in Information Communication Technologies.
2: An Overview on Strategic ICT Implementations Toward Developing Knowledge Societies.
3: The Role of Information and Communication Technologies in Knowledge Management: A Classification of Knowledge Management Systems.
4: Postcolonial ICT Challenges.
5: Holistic Evaluation of the Roles of ICTs in Regional Development.
6: ICT in Regional Development.
7: Digital Divide: Introduction to the Problem.
8: The Evolution of ICT, Economic Development, and the Digitally-Divided Society.
9: Information Dynamics in Developing Countries.
10: Role of ICT in Development Process: A Review of Issues and Prospects in South Asia.
11: Information and Communication Technology and Good Governance in Africa.
12: Telecommunications Sector and Internet Access in Africa.
13: The Arab World, Culture, and Information Technology.
14: ICT Growth and Diffusion: Concepts, Impacts, and Policy Issues in the Indian Experience with Reference to the International Digital Divide.
15: ICT, Education, and Regional Development in Swiss Peripheral Areas.
16: Applying for Government Grants for ICT in Australia.
17: Role of ICTs in Socioeconomic Development and Poverty Reduction.
18: Evolution of the Euro and Currency Competition in the Global ICT Age.
19: The Genesis, Political, and Economic Sides of the Internet.
20: The Transformation of the Distribution Process in the Airline Industry Empowered by Information and Communication Technology.
21: Technological Innovation, Trade, and Development.
22: ICT and Business in the New Economy: Globalization and Attitudes Towards E-Commerce.
23: Collaboration Challenges in Community Telecommunication Networks.
24: Patents and Standards in the ICT Sector: Are Submarine Patents a Substantive Problem or a Red Herring?.
25: Factors Influencing the Lifetime of Telecommunication and Information Technology Standards: Results of an Explorative Analysis of the PERINORM Database.
26: Some Insights into the Impact of ICTs on Learning Agency and Seamless Learning.
27: Learning Styles and Adaptive ICT Based Learning Environment.
28: Behavioral, Cognitive, and Humanistic Theories: Which Theories Do Online Instructors Utilize?.
29: ICT Based Learning: A Basic Ingredient for Socio-Economic Empowerment.
30: Between Tradition and Innovation in ICT and Teaching.
31: Sociocultural Animation.
32: Biographical Stories of European Women Working in ICT.
33: The Beijing World Conference on Women, ICT Policy, and Gender.
34: Gender Inequalities for Use and Access of ICTs in Developing Countries.
35: WSIS Gender and ICT Policy.
36: Gender ICT and Millennium Development Goals.
37: Information Communication Technologies Development and Design Methodologies.
38: Connecting the First Mile: A Best Practice Framework for ICT-Based Knowledge Sharing Initiatives.
39: A Framework to Build Process Theories of Anticipatory Information and CommunicationTechnology (ICT) Standardizing.
40: How the National E–Strategy Shapes Competitiveness in the Information Economy.
41: An Explanatory Approach to the Political Uses of ICT Initiatives for Participation: Institutions, Context, and Characteristics of the Actors.
42: B2B E–Commerce Diffusion: The Efficacy of Institutional Discourse.
43: Enabling Strategy Formulation by ICT: A Viable Systems Approach.