Selected Readings on Global Information Technology: Contemporary Applications: Contemporary Applications (Google eBook)

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Rahman, Hakikur
IGI Global, Aug 31, 2008 - Business & Economics - 516 pages
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Selected Readings on Global Information Technology supplements course instruction and student research with quality chapters focused on key issues concerning the development, design, and analysis of global IT.

Containing over 30 chapters from authors across the globe, these selected readings in areas such as knowledge sharing, ICTs, and globalization depict the most relevant and important areas of classroom discussion within the categories of fundamental concepts and theories; development and design methodologies; tools and technologies; application and utilization; critical issues; and emerging trends.

  

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Contents

Prologue
About the Editor
Fundamental Concepts and Theories
Knowledge Culture and Society in the Information Age
Digital Divide Introduction to the Problem
Global Digital Divide Global Justice Cultures and Epistemology
Digital Literacy and Cultural Mediations to the Digital Divide
Cultural Impact on Global Knowledge Sharing
Challenges in Building a CultureCentric Web Site
Utilization and Application
Cultural Effects on Technology Performance and Utilization A Comparison of US and Canadian Users
Balancing Local Knowledge within Global Organisations through ComputerBased Systems An Activity Theory Approach
Global Information Ethics The Importance of Being Environmentally Earnest
Envisioning a National EMedicine Network Architecture in a Developing Country A Case Study
An Implementation Framework and Case Study
Section V Critical Issues

EGovernment Democratic Governance and Integrative Prospects for Developing Countries The Case for a Globally Federated Architecture
Development and Design Methodologies
Capacity Development Initiatives for Marginal Communities A Few Case Studies
How to Globalize Online Course Content
The Diffusion of New Technologies Community Online Access Centres in Indigenous Communities in Australia
Global Knowledge Management Technology Strategies and Competitive Functionality from Global IT in the International Construction Industry
Tools and Technologies
Cross Cultural Adaptation in ELearning
Globalisation and New Technology1 The Challenge for Teachers to Become Translators and Children Knowledge Seekers
Modern Technology and Mass Education A Case Study of a Global Virtual Learning System
GlobalMind Automated Analysis of Cultural Contexts with Multicultural CommonSense Computing
Social Institutional Explanations of Global Internet Diffusion A CrossCountry Analysis
A Time Series Analysis of International ICT Spillover
ICT Based Learning A Basic Ingredient for SocioEconomic Empowerment
IT Implementation in a Developing Country Municipality A SocioCognitive Analysis
Cultural Diversity Challenges Issues for Managing Globally Distributed Knowledge Workers in Software Development
Emerging Trends
EGovernment Payoffs Evidence from CrossCountry Data
Going Global A Technology Review
Indigenous Knowledges and Worldview Representations and the Internet
Index
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