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Understanding student participation in undergraduate course communities: A case study

Francisco J. Gutierrez, Sergio F. Ochoa, Gustavo Zurita, Nelson Baloian
2015 Information Systems Frontiers  
This article presents a case study in which student participation in a course community was motivated using two different extrinsic mechanisms, and mediated by a software platform.  ...  The analysis of these results indicates that managing a partially virtual course community requires the introduction of monitoring services, community managers and extrinsic mechanisms to motivate participation  ...  Acknowledgments This work has been partially supported by the Fondecyt Project (Chile), grant: 1150252. The work of Francisco J. Gutierrez has been supported by the Ph.D.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10796-015-9573-2 fatcat:vbolrcsxlbhj7ootvzepzp5zhy

Business Analytics and Information Processing Needs - a Case Study

Kevin McCormack, Peter Trkman
2012 European Conference on Information Systems  
We use a case study of a North-American company to analyze how the successful implementation of analytics tools lead to high initial use.  ...  An analysis of factors influencing the continued use of those systems is thus called for.  ...  Obviously our case suffers from usual limitations of case study research; one case may not be sufficient for a generalization of the findings.  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/McCormackT12 fatcat:fef3qjdwbjgcpd7dc5mjnbshdm

User Interface Design And Information Systems Usage: A Case Study Of Tvet Information System At Iprc Kigali

MugumeNkuranga David, Raymond Wafula Ongus, Mbaabu Morris Gitonga, MukuruSsessaazi Alfred
2018 Zenodo  
The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of User Interface Design on Information Systems Usage for the Technical Vocational and Educational Training Information System at (TVET-IS) at Integrated  ...  Polytechnic and Regional Centre (IPRC) Kigali, with the following objectives; to examine the design of the user interface of TVET information systems at IPRC Kigali; to evaluate the level of usage of  ...  Objectives of Study The study consists of the general objective and the specific objectives: General Objective was to assess the impact of user interface design on information system usage taking a case  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1171466 fatcat:g5wkv4eri5b3zm5t6ox5arlgbe

Deploying Cryptography in Internet-Scale Systems: A Case Study on DNSSEC

Hao Yang, E. Osterweil, D. Massey, Songwu Lu, Lixia Zhang
2011 IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing  
Our study reveals a fundamental gap between cryptographic designs and operational Internet systems.  ...  The DNS Security Extensions (DNSSEC) are among the first attempts to deploy cryptographic protections in an Internet-scale operational system.  ...  In a broader context, our case study on DNSSEC reveals that a sound and simple cryptographic design can be very difficult to deploy in a large-scale system.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tdsc.2010.10 fatcat:xy5sevue35gcjiab7veyvob5q4

Revise your eHealth-Platform! - Design Principles for a Descriptive Case Study

Martin Benedict, Hannes Schlieter
2017 Americas Conference on Information Systems  
Addressing this gap, we present design principles for platform construction by the mean of a descriptive case study.  ...  A common model which allows an easier allocation of ICT solutions is to create a platform for eHealth services. Beyond the technical basis, platforms establish market functions for eHealth services.  ...  Acknowledgement This work is ERDF-funded (project "IBMS") by the European Union and the Free State of Saxony.  ... 
dblp:conf/amcis/BenedictS17 fatcat:6f7a3bxovbdq3d2wymxi2rnv34

Leveraging E-Government for City Transformation: a Case Study of "Digital Wuyi"

Xiaoying Dong, Yan Yu, Xin Wang, Na (Nancy) Zhang
2012 European Conference on Information Systems  
Seeing the scarcity of successful e-government programs in developing countries while a high failure rate reported on the opposite, this study investigates the success of "Digital Wuyi" program in China  ...  Implications of this study can be derived for the municipal government development in China and other developing countries.  ...  In this study, we aim to investigate a successful e-government case in Wuyishan City, China, named as "Digital Wuyi", by describing its ten years evolution, identifying the key success factors for the  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/DongYWZ12 fatcat:yramdfnp7bbhxbjyodsddwn4ku

A case study for prioritizing features in environments with multiple stakeholders

Eduardo Cristiano Negrão, Eduardo Martins Guerra
2011 Proceedings of the ACM international conference companion on Object oriented programming systems languages and applications companion - SPLASH '11  
There is, consequently, a heavy challenge to implement agile methodologies which deal with such conflicts in order to prioritize the features of the system.  ...  These barriers often lead these companies to abandon such agile methods, incorporating an approach of a chaotic work environment.  ...  An Example Of Case Study This section aims to describe a fictional story about planning to develop features related to an e-commerce platform of electronic sporting goods.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2048147.2048187 dblp:conf/oopsla/NegraoG11 fatcat:sigawzn37jgybhaanlpbxlgfvy

Evaluating e-governemnt implementation using an institutioal perspective: a case study of oman

Moaman Al-Busaidy, Ramzi El-Haddadeh
2011 European Conference on Information Systems  
This is achieved using an empirical study in a large ministry in Oman by reflecting on their e-government implementation efforts.  ...  Using institutional theory as conceptual lens, this paper aims to provide a better understanding of the pressures that influence the success of egovernment projects.  ...  Based on the interview results, a number of items could be considered important in a focused case study.  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/Al-BusaidyE11 fatcat:7w7qftwbvvfgbgoudcqpw55d74

Quality Management Systems in Education [chapter]

Douglas Matorera
2018 Quality Management Systems - a Selective Presentation of Case-studies Showcasing Its Evolution  
A critique of quality management through the lenses of the disciplines of team learning, systems thinking, shared vision and mental modelling and of the Six Sigma, roadmaps should engender a new approach  ...  Based on the performed research, obtained outcomes suggest the presence of numerous opportunities and benefits in using quality management systems.  ...  , monitoring and controlling of the education provision system or processes.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.71431 fatcat:dhovuokuyrfcjjyc3ysrbqrrom

The Impact of Online Social Networks on Health and Health Systems: A Scoping Review and Case Studies

Frances Griffiths, Tim Dobermann, Jonathan A. K. Cave, Margaret Thorogood, Samantha Johnson, Kavé Salamatian, Francis X. Gomez Olive, Jane Goudge
2015 Policy & Internet  
Through a review of the academic literature and case studies of four social networking health sites (PatientsLikeMe, Mumsnet, Treatment Action Campaign, and My Pro Ana), we establish the extent to which  ...  Transient social networking about health on platforms such as Twitter were not included as case studies but may be where the most radical or destabilizing influence on health care policy might arise.  ...  The Impact of Online Social Networks on Health and Health Systems: A Scoping Review and Case Studies Introduction The ability to access and disseminate information through digital communication networks  ... 
doi:10.1002/poi3.97 pmid:27134699 pmcid:PMC4841174 fatcat:jik2ndsf2fbutbx3klcthdbjda

Successful Practices for using Social Media by Police departments: a Case Study of the Munich Police

Cigdem Akkaya, Jane Fedorowicz, Helmut Krcmar
2019 European Conference on Information Systems  
This paper conducts a multi-method case study of a 2016 shooting rampage event in Munich that resulted in the Munich police department receiving high praise.  ...  We conclude the paper by documenting the implicit social media successful practices deployed by the Munich police during this emergency.  ...  This study examines the role of social media in communications between law enforcement and the public during emergency events, based on an extensive case study of social media use in mitigation of a serious  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/AkkayaFK19 fatcat:hwfjodfkovfi3mzfglcai5pwae

The periodicity and initial evolution of micro-mobility systems: a case study of the docked bike-sharing system in New York City, USA

Liye Zhang, Jie Song
2022 European Transport Research Review  
Objectives This study developed an analytical framework that aims at understanding the evolutionary processes of a micro-mobility system (for example, bike-sharing), which offers insights into the transforming  ...  nature of a city transport system.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Citi Bike's official website (https:// www. citib ikenyc. com/) and two other open data sources: https:// data. ny. gov/ and https:// opend ata. cityo fnewy ork. us/ for making the  ... 
doi:10.1186/s12544-022-00549-y fatcat:dacsroo6zfegngplb2au3f3izu

Does decision documentation help junior designers rationalize their decisions? A comparative multiple-case study

U. van Heesch, P. Avgeriou, A. Tang
2013 Journal of Systems and Software  
Acknowledgement We would like to thank all participating students from the Software Factory course 2011/2012 at the Fontys University of Applied Science in Venlo, the Netherlands.  ...  design experience of the students could have an effect on the outcome of the study.  ...  The relationship view showed the students that some decision have a great impact on other decisions. Both project teams spent a lot of effort on understanding these impacts.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.jss.2013.01.057 fatcat:rxtlubnupfayxjkfcs4fwtu6se

Merging SaaS Products In A User-Centered Way — A Case Study of Overleaf and ShareLaTeX

Paulo Reis, John D Lees-Miller, Sven Laqua
2021 Extended Abstracts of the 2021 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems  
This case study describes and discusses the user-centered approach taken to successfully merge two established online LaTeX editors: Overleaf and ShareLaTeX.  ...  A user-centered approach can help ensure the success of a merger.  ...  [6] (3) How can end users be brought on-board with the changes? This case study outlines and discusses our approach to bringing users of OL and SL on-board with the merger.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3411763.3443455 fatcat:gme7b5xg6jcqxbyscevkoehkui

An Exploratory Qualitative Study on People's Attitudes towards Offline and Online Social Networks: A Case Study at a Brazilian University

Maria Lucia B. Villela, Simone I. R. Xavier, Raquel Oliveira Prates, Marcos O. Prates, Antonio A. P. Prates, Alexandre A. Cardoso
2015 Journal of Interactive Systems  
In this work, we have investigated through a qualitative study one of these challenges: how people perceive and deal with privacy in online networks, as opposed to the physical world.  ...  Based on these findings, we discuss how design decisions are related to privacy issues identified through the interviews and considerations for the design and evaluation of online social networks.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Authors thank all the participants of the interview for their valuable collaboration to this research.  ... 
doi:10.5753/jis.2015.651 fatcat:tsxmkuj6cnhk3co3rzjkjhzscu
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