Temporal Structures in Individual Time Management: Practices to Enhance Calendar Tool Design, 1st Edition

  • Dezhi Wui
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  • ISBN-10: 1605667773
  • ISBN-13: 9781605667775
  • DDC: 650.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 283 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2009 | Published/Released January 2011
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2009

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The association of personal time management research with calendar applications has remained a relatively under-researched area due to the complexity and challenges it faces. Temporal Structures in Individual Time Management: Practices to Enhance Calendar Tool Design covers the latest concepts, methodologies, techniques, tools, and perspectives essential to understanding individual time management experiences. Emphasizing personal temporal structure usage involving calendar tools, this book provides both qualitative and quantitative evidences and insights valuable for researchers and practitioners in enhancing current electronic calendar systems design and implementation.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
1: Understanding Time and its Relationship to Individual Time Management.
2: What are Temporal Structures?.
3: Time Management and Temporal Personalities.
4: Calendar Tools: Current Practices, New Prototypes and Proposed Designs.
5: Investigating Temporal Structure Usage in Individual Time Management Practices: Two In-Depth Field Interviews.
6: Individual Time Management Profiles: Electronic Calendar Tool Selection, Use and Issues.
7: Identifying what Constitutes the Quality of Individual Time Management and How Individuals Process Temporal Structure Information: A Survey Study Design.
8: How Academics Exhibit their Time Management Behaviors through Various Temporal Structure Usage: Descriptive Analysis Results from a Large Survey.
9: Who are Effective Time Managers? Bivariate Correlation Analysis and Hypotheses Testing.
10: What is the Relationship between the Quality of Individual Time Management and Temporal Structure Usage? Building and Testing a Research Model.
11: Input from Users: Personal Time Management Hints, Current Electronic Calendar Tool Difficulties and Desired Features.
12: Relationship between Calendar Tool Design and Temporal Structure Usage: A Small Longitudinal User Study.
13: Conclusion, Contribution and Implications to Future Electronic Calendar Tool Design.
14: E-Scheduling.
15: Management of the Learning Space.
Appendix A.
Appendix B.
Appendix C.
Appendix D.
About the Author.