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The changing nature of user attitudes toward virtual world technology: A longitudinal study

Andy Luse, Brian Mennecke, Janea Triplett
2013 Computers in Human Behavior  
The first study looks at attitudes of users of the virtual world Second Life during three time periods (i.e., before exposure to the environment, after an information session and discussion of Second Life  ...  Two variables, user acceptance of virtual world technologies and user self-efficacy, were examined as the primary dependent measures.  ...  DISCUSSION This study was designed to examine the change in user attitudes toward virtual world technology over time.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chb.2012.10.004 fatcat:ws3akcnch5chxbxehdxiscxjdm

Framing organizational social media: a longitudinal study of a hotel chain

Karin Högberg, Anna Karin Olsson
2019 Information Technology & Tourism  
The study is a longitudinal case study that includes time both during and after the implementation of social media in an international hotel chain in Europe.  ...  The perceived usefulness of social media is studied in an organizational setting by applying technological frames as a theoretical framework.  ...  attitudes towards the new technology.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s40558-019-00141-6 fatcat:6og7vysw25dnhfxdoneubvl6fu

Creating a Robot Coach for Mindfulness and Wellbeing: A Longitudinal Study [article]

Indu P. Bodala, Nikhil Churamani, Hatice Gunes
2020 arXiv   pre-print
However, there is a longitudinal change in the ratings for the interaction with the teleoperated robot for the aspects of motion and conversation.  ...  We studied how participants interacted with a teleoperated robot mindfulness coach over a period of 5 weeks and compared with the interactions another group of participants had with a human coach.  ...  Some of the early long-term studies showed that the novelty effect quickly wears off and people lose interest and change their attitudes towards robots [13] .  ... 
arXiv:2006.05289v2 fatcat:mmchfupaerckhlfpk5gf7ccife

Hype or Help? A Longitudinal Field Study of Virtual World Use for Team Collaboration

Viswanath Venkatesh, Jamie Windeler
2012 Journal of the AIS  
We conducted a field study that compares two collaborative technology systems -one that is based on a traditional desktop metaphor and one that is grounded in the principles of a virtual world.  ...  Team collaboration is particularly relevant in studying VWs given the rich interactive nature of VWs and an increasing organizational reliance on virtual teamwork.  ...  Virtual worlds (VWs) are multi-dimensional, computer-mediated "spaces" in which users interact with each other and the virtual environment by way of a graphical representation of themselves (called "avatars  ... 
doi:10.17705/1jais.00312 fatcat:m2lfsqqdgngjlj7jco22pttaay

Smartwatch games: Encouraging privacy-protective behaviour in a longitudinal study

Meredydd Williams, Jason R.C. Nurse, Sadie Creese
2019 Computers in Human Behavior  
The treatment group improved their protection, with their usage of screen locks significantly increasing (p = 0.043). In contrast, 80% of the control group continued to never restrict their settings.  ...  Educational games can be effective in encouraging changes in behaviour.  ...  Attitudes were evaluated through a concern questionnaire at the start of the study. Based on their selected permissions, the system then predicted their degree of privacy risk.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.chb.2019.04.026 fatcat:i7koer2ja5bjfoozod2y2do5v4

Teaching in the Age of Covid-19 - A Longitudinal Study

Petar Jandrić, Aras Bozkurt, Miranda McKee, Sarah Hayes
2021 Postdigital Science and Education  
This article presents a longitudinal study of global teaching and learning experiences during the Covid-19 pandemic.  ...  The study is based on material presented in two articles written 1 year apart from each other by a group of 84 authors from 20 countries.  ...  As a relatively new field of study, HDI refers to the analysis of the individual and collective decisions we make and the actions we take, whether as users of online systems, or as subjects of data collection  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42438-021-00252-6 fatcat:udugpt2r5ncd7j4zkhmwacfpaq

Qualitative research on software development: a longitudinal case study methodology

Laurie McLeod, Stephen G. MacDonell, Bill Doolin
2011 Empirical Software Engineering  
This paper reports the use of a qualitative methodology for conducting longitudinal case study research on software development.  ...  Our aim is to illustrate the utility of longitudinal case study research, as a complement to existing methodologies for studying software development, so as to enable the community to develop a fuller  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS This research was funded through a Top Achiever Doctoral Scholarship by the Tertiary Education Commission of New Zealand.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10664-010-9153-5 fatcat:tydrsl5rlrb3hjkmbx6vzz7upq

Researching Social Media Literacies as Emergent Practice: Changes in Twitter Use after Year Two of a Longitudinal Case Study [chapter]

2015 Literacy in Practice  
The rise of New Literacy Studies and the shift from studying reading and writing as a technical process to examining situated literacies-what people do with literacy in particular social situations-has  ...  This collection brings together situated research studies of literacy across a range of specifi c contexts, covering everyday, educational, and workplace domains.  ...  set of practices in a wider world of literacy.  ... 
doi:10.4324/9781315668369-8 fatcat:5n5sk4e6uzge7n2bg75rw6kbri

Working Together on Diverse Tasks: A Longitudinal Study on Individual Workload, Presence and Emotional Recognition in Collaborative Virtual Environments

Negar Khojasteh, Andrea Stevenson Won
2021 Frontiers in Virtual Reality  
In a longitudinal study, we examined what does and does not change over time as individual users adapt to collaboration in virtual environments.  ...  Numerous studies have shown the potential benefits of collaborative virtual environments (CVEs) for distributed teams.  ...  But I think my attitude toward it didn't change that much. I feel like I always thought it was pretty immersive."  ... 
doi:10.3389/frvir.2021.643331 fatcat:idu5nn7r7fezvhm5zmwqyjwuv4

Exploring the impacts of knowledge (re)use and organizational memory on the effectiveness of strategic decisions: a longitudinal case study

A. Hatami, R.D. Galliers, J. Huang
2003 36th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2003. Proceedings of the  
Two forces that dramatically affect the sustainability of firms' competitive advantage in the new competitive landscape have been identified as globalization and information and communication technologies  ...  In addition, rapid technological change affects dramatically the nature and pace of firms ' competitive moves (e.g. Ball 2002) .  ...  As part of the case study analysis, observation is also being used to account for the behavior of human agencies in their natural social system and to make sense of the world of intersubjectively created  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2003.1174254 dblp:conf/hicss/HatamiGH03 fatcat:gvbz63dch5crvf3sze26cps7um

A Longitudinal Analysis of IT Outsourcing in Large Polish Organizations

Jolanta Sloniec
However, there is a tendency to extend cooperation in outsourcing. The most common form of payment for services is a fixed price, although there is a trend towards other forms of payment.  ...  Purpose: The purpose of the research was to determine the dynamics of the development of information technology outsourcing (ITO) in large organizations in Poland.  ...  This attitude towards the future of ITO is very conservative.  ... 
doi:10.35808/ersj/2275 fatcat:srqwieqcq5fjnow2gpmyj4eipq

Cube Assessment Framework for B2C Websites Applied in a Longitudinal Study in the Luxury Fashion Industry

Rina Hansen, Niels Bjørn-Andersen
2013 Journal of Theoretical and Applied Electronic Commerce Research  
This framework is then applied to 15 luxury fashion brands in a longitudinal study in the years of 2006, 2008, 2010 and 2012.  ...  A careful analysis of the eight categories and sub-categories reveals that the B2C website design can be characterized (and indeed defined) by virtue of three strategic choices regarding website design  ...  This attitude is slowly changing as the majority of fashion brands are realizing the importance of Internet presence.  ... 
doi:10.4067/s0718-18762013000200002 fatcat:c74z3t3dardehmt2w2zifkmgsm

'Vaping and fidget-spinners': A qualitative, longitudinal study of e-cigarettes in adolescence

Rikke Tokle
2020 International journal of drug policy  
This longitudinal study explores the vaping phenomenon in a context where nicotine e-liquid is still prohibited.  ...  We see the contours of a cigarette-free adolescent cohort in Norway.  ...  The foundation support free research and receives part of the profit the national lottery in Norway, Norsk Tipping.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.drugpo.2020.102791 pmid:32516687 fatcat:gv4vionrdjhldati2ihgmhhaiq

Entangled Stakeholder Roles and Perceptions in Health Information Systems: A Longitudinal Study of the U.K. NHS N3 Network

Pouloudi Nancy, Wendy Currie, Edgar Whitley
2016 Journal of the AIS  
As a longitudinal case study, the research tracks the development and implementation of a large private information systems network in the UK National Health Service (NHS).  ...  Using stakeholder theory, we unpack the story of a complex network of stakeholder roles and perceptions and how these change over time.  ...  At the time, the intended users of the system, notably the GPs, adopted a 'wait and see' attitude.  ... 
doi:10.17705/1jais.00421 fatcat:alkgaew2mjeh7n7lkucahzfob4

The Use of the Internet in Science Teaching: A longitudinal study of developments in use by student‐teachers in England

Pete Sorensen, John Twidle, Ann Childs, Janet Godwin
2007 International Journal of Science Education  
The Use of the Internet in Science Teaching: A Longitudinal Study of Developments in use by Student Teachers in England This paper reports on a longitudinal study of developments in use of the Internet  ...  [Insert Table 1 here] The longitudinal study was framed by an initial investigation during year one of the study, examining attitudes and use of the Internet.  ... 
doi:10.1080/09500690601137676 fatcat:ynzkrv552zf4nfxbny6or4p7cq
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