ICT 2008 Proceedings

ict2008 Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference on ICT, Society and Human Beings

Amsterdam, The Netherlands 22-24 July 2008

Edited by Gunilla Bradley

ISBN (Book): 978-972-8924-61-4
ISBN (CD-ROM):

Titles Published in This Volume

PURSUING ?STATES OF HAPPINESS? THROUGH THE USE OF ICT: A CARIBBEAN PERSPECTIVE
Michelle Helen Commosioung

MOTIVATIONS AND STUDENTS? PERCEPTIONS OF LEARNING: AN EMPIRICAL STUDY OF BLOGS
Jin Tan

CREATING A TRUSTED TECHNOLOGY-MEDIATED SHOPPING ENVIRONMENT: THE ROLE OF VENDOR VALUES
Regina Connolly

PRIVACY REGULATION IN ONLINE SOCIAL INTERACTION
Jaakko T. Lehikoinen , Thomas Olsson , Hannu Toivola

THE TROGAN HORSE SYNDROME: SMS RINGS IN A NEW URBAN TRIBE
Elspeth Mckay , John Lenarcic , Joan Richardson

WORK-LIFE BALANCE EFFECTS OF M-BUSINESS FOR DIFFERENT PERSONALITY TRAITS
Tariq M Khan

HELPING DISABILITY YOUNG CHILDREN TO UNDERSTAND QUOTIDIAN REALITY
Micaela Esteves , Filipe Pinto , Audrey Silva , Ana Duarte

THE DEVELOPMENT OF A ?PLATFORM FOR SELF-DIRECTED HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT? IN CORPORATIONS
Atsutoshi Oshima

A MODEL FOR UNDERSTANDING ONLINE COMMUNITIES
Juha Arrasvuori , Jaakko T. Lehikoinen , Elina M. I. Ollila , Severi Uusitalo

WHY DO WOMEN IN RURAL AREAS SEEK ICT TRAINING? AN EVALUATION OF ICT TRAINING INITIATIVE TARGETING WOMEN IN RURAL AREA IN PALESTINE
Khalid S. Rabayah

THE USE OF DIGITAL SKILLS BY VISUALLY DISABLED PEOPLE TO PARTICIPATE IN SOCIETY
Carolina Van Puffelen , Thea Van Der Geest , Hans Van Der Meij

UNDERSTANDING THE FUTURE OF WIRELESS TECHNOLOGY THROUGH SCENARIOS OF USE
Carignani Andrea , Gemmo Vanessa , Negri Lorenzo

USING AN EXPERT PANEL TO EMPIRICALLY VALIDATE A REQUIREMENTS ENGINEERING MEDIATION MODEL
Nan Ma , Tracy Hall , Trevor Barker

ONTOLOGY-BASED NAME MATCHING OF TOPONYMS FOR GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS (ONTO-GIS)
Michael Brückner , Chakkrit Snae , Janjira Payakpate

USING VIRTUAL REALITY, COMPUTER GRAPHICS AND WEB-BASED TECHNOLOGY FOR DEVELOPING KNOWLEDGE AND IMPROVING K-12 EDUCATION
Jorge Ferreira Franco , Irene K. Ficheman , Gilda A. Assis , Marcelo K. Zuffo , Roseli De D. Lopes , Marlene Moreno , Marlene Gonçalves Da Silva Freitas

IMPROVING THAILAND LIFE ENVIRONMENT WITH KNOWLEDGE ON SUSTAINABLE ENERGY
Janjira Payakpate , Chun Che Fung , Sukruedee Nathakaranakule

CYBERBULLYING IN THE DIGITAL AGE: DEVELOPMENT OF E-SAFETY STRATEGIES
Catherine Mcloughlin

TOWARDS A CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK FOR UNDERSTANDING ICT FOR DEVELOPMENT (ICT4D) PROJECTS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
Mahfuz Ashraf , Jo Hanisch , Paul Swatman

EXPLORING DIGITAL DIVIDES IN THE NEW ZEALAND FAMILY COURT
Kay Fielden

DIGITAL DIVIDE: THE AMAZING FACTS AT THE BOP
Salahuddin Muhammad Salim Zabir , Ahmed Ashir , Hiroto Yasuura

DEVELOPING AN IT STRATEGY: THE CASE OF SMES
Eva Söderström , Rose-mharie Åhlfeldt

ADULT EDUCATION AND ICT: A CASE STUDY
Eleonora Faggiano

THE DIGITAL LITERACY SURVEYS IN LITHUANIA
Alfredas Otas , Eugenijus Tele?ius

INVITING THE HUMAN BACK: TOWARDS A HUMANCOMPUTER INTERACTION MODEL FOR DISTANCE LEARNERS AT OPEN UNIVERSITIES AUSTRALIA TO SUPPORT SUCCESSFUL LEARNING EXPERIENCE
Mandi Axmann , Elspeth Mckay

SPEECH-TO-SEARCH: ENHANCING INTERNET COMMUNICATION UTILIZING USER GENERATED KEYWORD SEARCH TERMS FROM AUTOMATIC SPEECH RECOGNITION
Curtis S. Ikehara , Martha E. Crosby

INFLUENCE OF MEDIA COMMUNICATION ON DAILY COMMUNICATION
Kiko Yamada-kawai , Mayumi Musou , Naotake Hirasawa

HOW PEOPLE USE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY IN THEIR DAILY LIVES?
Naotake Hirasawa , Shinya Ogata , Kiko Yamada-kawai , Tomonori Shibagaki

GREEN STREET DESIGN FOR BENNEKEL DISTRICT IN EINDHOVEN
Ivo Wouters , Wei Chen , Bart Van Oorschot , Wina Smeenk

GLOBALIZATION AND DIFFUSION OF INNOVATIONS: AN OPEN SOURCE APPROACH
Sumitra Srinivasan

ICT PROVISION IN A RURAL COMMUNITY: A NEW ZEALAND CASE STUDY
Fouad Shiblaq , Kay Fielden

THE EMERGENCE OF NEW PROFESSIONAL ROLES THROUGH THE INTEGRATION OF ACTUAL AND VIRTUAL LEARNING IN SCHOOLS
Ken Stevens

DESIGN OF A TOUCH-SENSING GUI FOR THE CONTROL OF A SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPE
Francesca Mighela , Mirko Luca Lobina , Alessandro Soro

REDESIGNING EMAIL AS A SOCIAL SPACE
Kyoko Masuda , Stott Parker

MOBILE TOUCH INTERFACES FOR THE ELDERLY
Roger Stone

COGNITIVE AND EMOTION INTERACTION IS A ?PED? HUMAN CAPITAL
Jerônimo Moreira De Oliveira , André Luiz Alves

VISUAL COMMUNICATION IN GLOBALIZED FABRICATION PROCESSES AND EMBEDED TRAINING ENVIRONMENTS
John B. Stav

DESIGN OF HUMAN EMOTIONS ANALYSIS FOR PEOPLE WITH MENTAL DISABILITIES: EXPERIMENTAL STAGE AND ETHICAL ISSUES
Irigoyen E. , L. De Ipiña K. , Garay N. , Goicoechea A. , Ezeiza A. , Soraluze A.

RURAL COMMUNITIES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES: AN EXPLORATIVE REVIEW OF THE CONTRIBUTION OF ICT ON QUALITY OF LIFE
Florence Nameere Kivunike , Love Ekenberg , Mats Danielson , F F Tusubira

PRODUCING ANIMATIONS TO EDUCATE MSM AND MSW TO FASHION SAFE SEX PRACTICES AND ADDRESS LOW PERCEPTIONS OF PERSONAL RISK
Christopher S. Walsh