e-Society 2006 Proceedings

es2006 Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on e-Society

Dublin, Ireland 13-16 July 2006

Edited by Pedro Isaías, Maggie McPherson, Frank Bannister

ISBN (Book): 972-8924-16-X
ISBN (CD-ROM):

Titles Published in This Volume

UTILISING CSCL COMMUNITIES TO ADVANCE PRE-SERVICE TEACHERS? KNOWLEDGE ABOUT TEACHING MATHEMATICS
Rod Nason , Chris Chalmers , Andy Yeh

FOSTERING LEARNING COMMUNITIES WITH GAMEBASED LEARNING
Stephan Lukosch

DESIGN, IMPLEMENTATION AND INITIAL EVALUATION OF A CASE-BASED COLLABORATIVE LEARNING ENVIRONMENT FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION
Ma. Pamela D. Patdu , Alvin B. Marcelo

COMMUNITY SPACE IN COMPLEX LEARNING COMMUNITIES: LESSONS LEARNT
Diane M. Mcdonald , George R.s. Weir

COMMUNITY SPACE IN COMPLEX LEARNING COMMUNITIES: LESSONS LEARNT
Diane M. Mcdonald , George R.s. Weir

FROM SURFACE TO MEANINGFUL COLLABORATION: AN ACTIVITY-THEORY PERSPECTIVE
Christian Voigt , Paula M.c. Swatman

LEARNING ICT IN A FACULTY OF HUMANITIES: ROLE OF WEB-BASED COLLABORATIVE TOOLS FOR WRITING
Paolo Davoli , Matteo Monari

E-PORTFOLIOS: SUPPORTING REFLECTION AND DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY TEACHER EDUCATION
Victor Mcnair , Kevin Marshall

A MULTI-AGENT ARCHITECTURE FOR GROUP LEARNING
Eliane Pozzebon , Janette Cardoso , Guilherme Bittencourt , Chihab Hanachi

SERVICE LEARNING - INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION THROUGH COMMUNITY SERVICE
Stephen C F Chan , Vincent T Y Ng , Grace Y Y Ngai , Cane W K Leung

MEETING THE DIVERSE TECHNOLOGY NEEDS OF PRESERVICE ELEMENTARY TEACHERS IN A SCIENCE METHODS COURSE
Connie Doyle

PRESENTING A KNOWLEDGE SUPPORT PORTLET FOR USE WITHIN COMMUNITY ORIENTED INFORMATION PORTALS
Albertus Abraham, Kruger Buitendag , Jacobus Sefanus Van Der Walt

WHAT IS AN ONLINE LEARNING COMMUNITY?
Ieda Santos , Michael Hammond

SOCIOLOGY OF STUDENT-CENTRED E-LEARNING COMMUNITIES: A NETWORK ANALYSIS
Andrew Laghos , Panayiotis Zaphiris

RESEARCHING ADULT DISTANCE STUDENTS SATISFACTION
Valasidou Areti , Sidiropoulos Dimitrios , Bousiou-makridou Despina

EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES FOR KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT: SUPPORTING TEACHING COMMUNITIES OF PRACTICE
Olivera Marjanovic

THE UNIQUE FEATURES OF EDUCATIONAL VIRTUAL ENVIRONMENTS
Tassos A. Mikropoulos , Joan Bellou

FACTORS AFFECTING TEACHERS? VIEWS AND PERCEPTIONS OF ICT IN EDUCATION
Athanassios Jimoyiannis , Vassilis Komis

MEASURED EVALUATION MODEL IN E-LEARNING ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS
Houda Zouari Ounaies , Yassine Jamoussi , Henda Hajjami Ben Ghezala

MULTIMEDIA STORY-TELLING: ON THE CONTRIBUTION OF LIVING BOOKS TO INCIDENTAL LEARNING
Yoram Eshet

PREREQUISITES AND DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY FOR SUSTAINABLE E-LEARNING PROJECTS
Raul V. Ramirez-velarde , Dudley Dolan , Jose R. Perez-cazares

CALCULATING THE TRUSTWORTHINESS OF WIKIPEDIA ARTICLES USING DANTE METHODOLOGY
Pierpaolo Dondio , Stephen Barrett , Stefan Weber

LEADERSHIP FOR A FORCED MARCH TO E-LEARNING: LURCHING TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THE VALLEY
Anna Mcfadden , John Lebaron

DIFFERENT EDUCATIONAL DELIVERY MODES: MEETING STUDENTS? NEEDS
Christine Bruff , Bruce Cheek , Alison Dean , John Nolan

YOU CAN GET THERE FROM HERE: USING DISTANCE LEARNING TO FACILITATE AND ENHANCE SCHOOL IMPROVEMENT THROUGH DISTRIBUTED LEADERSHIP
Kenneth D. Jenkins , Sara O. Zimmerman , Doris M. Jenkins

A HYBRID MODEL FOR MANAGING ACADEMIC STAFF IN AN INTERNATIONAL ONLINE ACADEMIC PROGRAMME
Yoram M Kalman , Paul H Leng

ONLINE TEACHING OF LARGE GROUPS IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY: A SURVEY OF STRATEGIES
Agnieszka Zmijewska , Elaine Lawrence , Gordana Culjak , Julia Prior

EGOVERNMENT: CARROT OR STICK?
Frank Bongers , Rex Arendsen

CONSIDERATION TO IMPROVE E-GOVERNMENT INFRASTRUCTURE
Flavio Corradini , Francesco De Angelis , Chiara Ercoli , Alberto Polzonetti , Barbara Re

DISTRIBUTED SERVICE AND DATA EXCHANGE: A CASE OF STUDY OF THE ECUADORIAN LEGAL SYSTEM
Sergio Ruiz , Paul A. Watters

POLITICAL ADMINISTRATIONS ON THE INTERNET: WHAT KIND OF TERRITORIAL NETWORK REPRESENTATION?
Guillaume Perrin , Eric Boutin

IMPLEMENTING E-GOVERNMENT SERVICES FOR AGRICULTURE: THE GREEK CASE
M. Ntaliani , S. Karetsos , C. Costopoulou

GRID ENABILING E-GOVERNMENT THROUGH A UNIVERSAL ACCESSIBILITY GRID LAYER
Soha Maad , Brian Coghlan , Eamonn Kenny , Pierantoni Gabriele

RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY AND SECURITY OF WIRELESS NETWORKS IN THE COMMUNITY
Geraint Williams , Carsten Maple , Yong Yue

USING BALANCED SCORECARDS FOR SUPPORTING PARTICIPATION IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIONS
Francesco Guerra

ON-LINE CONSULTATION - ENHANCING THE SENSE OF CIVIC INTEGRATION AMONGST CITIZENS
Philip J. Weston , Margaret Mcquillan

IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ADAPTIVE DECISIONING FOR DECISION SUPPORT IN PROCESS (D2P)
N. M. Mohamad Noor , K.n. Papamichail , B. Warboys

PUEBLO OF SANTA ANA TRIBAL COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT: INNOVATION THROUGH WIRELESS TRIBAL GOVERNMENT SERVICE DELIVERY ON A NATIVE AMERICAN RESERVATION
Dara O?neil , Jeff Evans

EXTENDING E-GOVERNMENT TO E-SOCIETY: USABILITY LESSONS FROM THE UK ID CARD TRIAL
Peter Norrington , Carsten Maple

EXTENDING A WEBSHOP WITH A FUZZY CLASSIFICATION MODEL FOR ONLINE CUSTOMERS
Andreas Meier , Nicolas Werro

A SUBVENTION MODEL FOR THE ELECTRONIC NEWSPAPER: REQUIREMENTS AND SCENARIO ANALYSIS
Dirk Braun , Jürgen Karla

UNDERSTANDING BENEFITS AND IMPEDIMENTS OF B2E E-BUSINESS SYSTEMS ADOPTION: EXPERIENCE OF TWO LARGE AUSTRALIAN UNIVERSITIES
Md Mahbubur Rahim , Mohini Singh

E-MARKETING AND WEBSITE PRACTICES: A STUDY OF SMALL AUSTRALIAN WINERIES
Carmine Sellitto

MANAGING RETURNS IN E-BUSINESS
Dushantha Dissanayake , Mohini Singh

DOES ETHICS MATTER TO E-CONSUMERS?
Avshalom M. Adam , Avshalom Aderet , Arik Sadeh

SECURITY AND PRIVACY IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY: THE CASE OF ELECTRONIC COMMERCE
Nathalie Dagorn , Nicolas Bernard

AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO WEB APPLICATION DEVELOPMENT
Sean Pollonais , Carsten Maple

A PARTICIPATIONAL SECURITY METHOD FOR HEALTHCARE ORGANISATIONS
M.j.warren , S.leitch

E-CREATIVITY: INVESTIGATING COMPUTERSUPPORTED CREATIVITY
R. T. Jim Eales , Sophie Nichol , Dharani Perera

UNVOICED SPEECH CONTROL BASED ON VOWELS DETECTED BY FACIAL SURFACE ELECTROMYOGRAM
Sridhar Poosapadi Arjunan , Dinesh Kant Kumar , Wai Chee Yau , Hans Weghorn

THE ASOCIAL RESPONSELESSNESS OF UNFOCUSED INTERACTION IN COMPUTER MEDIATED COMMUNICATION
Stefan Nilsson

A FRAMEWORK TOWARDS UNDERSTANDING INFLUENCES ON THE TYPOGRAPHIC QUALITY OF TEXT
Gerhard Bachfischer , Toni Robertson , Agnieszka Zmijewska

CONSTRUCTING THE MEANING OF DOCUMENT RETENTION: A POLICY RESEARCH AGENDA
Susan P. Williams , Catherine A. Hardy

POLICY FACTORS INFLUENCING CHINA?S INTERNET ACCESS MARKET
Liang Xuefeng , Zhang Rui , Li Yijun , Guo Yong

AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF THE ATTITUDE OF ADULT ICTS TRAINEES TOWARD SOFTWARE PIRACY
Konstantakis Nikos , Palaigeorgiou George , Tsoukalas A. Ioannis

ENACTING THE E-SOCIETY
Björn Abelli

MINING DOMAIN ONTOLOGICAL INFORMATION FROM ONLINE PUBLICATIONS
Chung-yuan Huang , Chuen-tsai Sun , Fu-ming Shih , Ji-lung Hsieh

ANALYSIS OF CLUSTERS PERFORMANCE USING SEPARATION ACTIVES/INACTIVES AND MEAN INTERCLUSTER DISSIMILARITY
M. Rosmayati , A. B. Zuriana , C. A. Arifah , C. M. Noor Azliza

BROADBAND IN TELEWORK, HEALTH AND SAFETY: THE USER PERSPECTIVE
Karianne Vermaas

INFORMED AGENTS FOR E-MARKET TRADING
John Debenham , Simeon Simoff

AWARENESS OF WIRELESS SECURITY BY HOME AND BUSINESSES USERS
Carsten Maple , Helen Jacobs , Matthew Reeve

MOBILE TICKET CONTROL SYSTEM WITH RFID CARDS FOR ADMINSTERING ANNUAL SECRET ELECTIONS
Hans Weghorn , Cahya Kusuma Ratih , Hans Peter Grossmann , Dieter Hellwig , Andreas Schmeiser , Heiko Hutschenreiter

AWARENESS OF WIRELESS SECURITY BY HOME AND BUSINESSES USERS
Carsten Maple , Helen Jacobs , Matthew Reeve

MOBILE LOCATION-BASED GAMING AS ENABLER FOR LOCATION-BASED SERVICES (LBS)
Jörg Lonthoff , Erich Ortner

INTELLIGENT DECISION SUPPORT FOR ARCHITECTURE AND INTEGRATION OF NEXT GENERATION ENTERPRISES
Nauman Javed , Adnan Javed , Amjad Umar

A CONCEPTUAL MODEL OF AND FRAMEWORK FOR BENCHMARKING ONLINE SECURITY
Graeme Pye , Matthew J. Warren

NETWORK SECURITY DESIGN FOR THE NEXT GENERATION ENTERPRISES
Adnan Javed , Kamran Khalid , Amjad Umar

A SURVEY ON OBJECT-ORIENTED DESIGN IMPROVEMENT
Juan José Olmedilla Arregui

COMPUTER AIDED IT PLANNING FOR THE NEXT GENERATION ENTERPRISES
Kamran Khalid , Nauman Javed , Amjad Umar

PLANNING PROJECTS: A NEW APPROACH THROUGH ?MECIMPLAN?
José Miguel Castillo , Sascha Ossowski , Luis Pastor

AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE USE OF WEBLOGS FOR REFLECTION IN LEARNING
Muireann O?keeffe , Inmaculada Arnedillo-sánchez , Anita Flanagan

JAVA APPLETS TO PROMOTE ACTIVE LEARNING OF COMPUTER SCIENCE CONEPTS
Casey W. Manion , Michael J. Quinn

PERSPECTIVES OF LECTURERS, STUDENTS, AND PRACTITIONERS ON INFORMATION ECONOMICS
Noa Aharony , Daphne R. Raban

UNDERSTANDING LEARNERS? TRUST WITHIN AN ONLINE DISTANCE LEARNING CONTEXT
Sónia Sousa , David Lamas , Brian Hudson

CANDADIAN NATIVE LITERACY AT A DISTANCE: CHALLENGE, INNOVATION, AND SUCCESS
Michelle Eady , M.ed , Dip. Ed. , B.a.

GENDER AND LEARNING STYLE IN THE USE OF HYPERTEXT FOR READING IN AN EFL PROGRAM
Patricia Haseltine

A TRAINING FILE RECOMMENDATION SYSTEM FOR THE LEARNER OF FEATURE-BASED DESIGN SYSTEMS
Li-chieh Chen , Yen-fu Chen

SACS - PILOT IMPLEMENTATION OF SYSTEM PROVIDING AICC-COMPLIANT REUSABLE ADAPTIVE HYPERMEDIA E-LEARNING CONTENT
Miroslav Bures , Ivan Jelinek

UNIVERITY COLLABORATION - INTERUNIVERSITY STUDIES AND STUDENT VIRTUAL MOBILITY
Bedřich Zimola , Jan Hán , Petra Poulová

COLLABORATIVE LEARNING: STUDENTS? REPRESENTATIONS OF GROUP WORK
Patrícia A. E. Dias Alves , António Moreira

THE USABILITY OF WEB-BASED COLLABORATIVE PLATFORMS AT THIRD LEVEL: A LECTURER PERSPECTIVE
James A. Redmond , Adrian Parkinson , Dudley Dolan , Catherine O´connor , Alan Mullally , Audrey Jennings

COLLABORATIVE PORTAL EXAMPLE FOR EDUCATIONAL OPERATORS
Flavio Corradini , Alberto Polzonetti , Romeo Pruno

A NETWORKED MULTIPLAYER GAME TO FACILITATE PUPIL TO PUPIL CONTACT WITHIN THE CONTEXT OF A SCHOOL TWINNING SCHEME
Rob Manton , Carsten Maple

ONLINE COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE (CoP) AS A COLLECTIVIST LEARNING TOOL FOR A CULTURALLY DIVERSE POSTGRADUATE STUDENT GROUP
Charmaine Ryan , Vijaya Gururajan

FACILITATING COLLABORATION AMONG STUDENTS IN E-LEARNING BY SOFTWARE AGENTS
Weidong Pan , Igor Hawryszkiewycz , Dongbei Xue

EFFECTIVENESS OF WEBQUEST ON HIGHER ORDER THINKING SKILLS OF ELEMENTARY SCHOOL STUDENTS
Mei-ching Su , Ya-ting Carolyn Yang , Chih-min Chang

AN E-LEARNING ORGANIZATION FOR ADULTS ONLY: A CASE STUDY
P. Henry R. Van Zyl , Esther H. Paist

AN E-LEARNING ORGANIZATION FOR ADULTS ONLY: A CASE STUDY
P. Henry R. Van Zyl , Esther H. Paist

PRESENCE OF E-LEARNING IN SLOVENIAN HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS
Mag. Viktorija Sulčič , Du?an Lesjak

A STUDY OF INNOVATIVE TRENDS ON NETWORK COMMUNICATION MODELS IN THAILAND DURING B.E. 2545-2550
Kalayanee Jitgarun , Jariya Neanchaleay , Rattanatip Mongkonwat , Charathip Chunkul , Anuvat Tongsakul

CITATIONS IN ONLINE PATIENT GROUPS
Roy Rada

MULTIMEDIA DEVELOPMENT FOR WEBSITE PROMOTING THAI HERB LEARNING
Suwanna Sombunsukho

A DISTRIBUTED-RESPONSIBILITY ELECTRONIC VOTING SYSTEM
Alan Ward

USING WEB FOR SOCIAL INCLUSION OF HOMELESS PEOPLE: A CASE STUDY
Martin Svihla , Ivan Jelinek

SOCIAL INCLUSION, E COMMERCE AND LAW THE CASE OF LATIN AMERICAN SMALL AND MEDIUM ENTERPRISES
Noemí L. Olivera , Araceli N. Proto

CRIMINAL ACTIVITY IN CYBERSPACE, DETECTION PREVENTION AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Paul Wright , William Fone

ALHAKEN: AN INFORMATION RETRIEVAL SYSTEM FOR THE SESSION DIARIES OF THE PARLIAMENT OF ANDALUCÍA
Luis M. De Campos , Juan M. Fernández-luna , Juan F. Huete , Sonia Linares

A STANDARD METHOD OF PROFILING ACCESSIBILITY NEEDS (USING THE CAP)
David Fourney , Jim Carter

DASHGOV: DEVELOPING AN E-GOVERNMENT DASHBOARD
Greet Jans , Pieter Verdegem

A NEW MOBILE DEVICE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF AN ELECTRONIC NEWSPAPER
Jürgen Karla

A METHODOLOGY FOR EVALUATING THE LEVEL OF UBIQUITOUS COMPUTING SERVICES
Ohbyung Kwon , Jihoon Kim

ACCEPTANCE OF THE DIGITAL SIGNATURE IN CEE: FINDINGS OF A SURVEY IN FIVE COUNTRIES
Michaela Denk

A COMPARATIVE STUDY ON THE ADOPTION OF E- BUSINESS IN THE CHINESE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY
Yan Deng , Jian Chen , Stephen C F Chan , Cane W K Leung

TOWARDS A COMMUNITY-DRIVEN 3D E-TOURISM ENVIRONMENT
Helmut Berger , Michael Dittenbach , Dieter Merkl


Hsui-lin L. Winkler , Dennis Anderson

USING AN INTERNET ARCHIVE TO ANALYZE E COMMERCE TRENDS: A CASE STUDY IN THE ONLINE APPAREL INDUSTRY
Hsui-lin L. Winkler , Dennis Anderson

E-COMMERCE AND E-BUSINESS: A NEW PARADIGM OR OLD BUSINESS IN NEW CLOTHES?
Mike Brayshaw , Neil Gordon

E-COMMERCE AND E-BUSINESS: A NEW PARADIGM OR OLD BUSINESS IN NEW CLOTHES?
Mike