Temporal Structures in Individual Time Management: Practices to Enhance Calendar Tool Design: Practices to Enhance Calendar Tool Design

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Wu, Dezhi
IGI Global, Aug 31, 2009 - Computers - 306 pages
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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.

 

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Contents

What are Temporal Structures?
12
Time Management and Temporal Personalities
26
Calendar Tools
38
Investigating Temporal Structure Usage in Individual Time Management Practices
51
Individual Time Management Profiles
64
Identifying what Constitutes the Quality of Individual Time Management
79
How Academics Exhibit their Time Management Behaviors
95
Who are Effective Time Managers?
116
Input from Users
163
Relationship between Calendar Tool Design and Temporal Structure Usage
176
Conclusion Contribution and Implications to Future Electronic Calendar Tool Design
187
EScheduling
201
Management of the Learning Space
210
Appendices
220
About the Author
277
Index
278

What is the Relationship between the Quality of Individual Time Management and Temporal Structure Usage?
139

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Dezhi Wu (AUTHOR) is an assistant professor of information systems in the Department of Computer Science & Information Systems, Southern Utah University (Cedar City, UT, USA). She received her PhD in information systems from the New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA. Her work has been published in the IEEE Internet Computing, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Journal of Asynchronous Learning Networks, Journal of Knowledge Management, Journal of Information Systems Education, International Journal of Web-based Learning and Teaching Technologies and a number of conference proceedings including the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS), Hawaii International Conference on Systems Sciences (HICSS), International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS) HCI workshop, International Conference on Information Resource Management (IRMA), IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man & Cybernetics (IEEE SMC), Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association (AERA) and ISOneWorld. Her teaching interests include human-computer interaction, systems analysis and design, the Capstone Project, electronic commerce and management information systems. Dr. Wu can be contacted at dezhi.wu@gmail.com. Her homepage is at http://www.suu.edu/faculty/wu. [Editor]

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