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ISSN: 1690-4524 (Online)


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Honorary Editorial Advisory Board's Chair
William Lesso (1931-2015)

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Nagib C. Callaos


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Industry Connect Initiative Experience Report: Undergraduate Computer Science Courses
Bonnie Achee, Ghassan Alkadi, Matthew McNulty
(pages: 1-7)

Comparing Students' Evaluation of Online, Hybrid, and Face-to-Face Classes
Cindy Zhiling Tu, Joni Adkins
(pages: 8-12)

Developing Preservice Teachers' Design Thinking Mindset Using Interactive Technology
Areej ElSayary
(pages: 13-16)

Privacy of Data Against the Challenges of Information Technology from the Perspective of the Normative Regulation of GDPAR – Aspects of Security During the Processing of Personal Data
Yllka Rupa
(pages: 17-22)

Graph Sampling Through Graph Decomposition and Reconstruction Based on Kronecker Graphs
Shen Lu, Les Piegl, Richard S. Segall
(pages: 23-32)

Effect of Wall Shear Stress Gradient on Cells: Distribution of Deformation and Rotation
Hiroki Yonezawa, Shigehiro Hashimoto, Ryuya Ono
(pages: 33-39)

A Study in Performing Big Data Analytics with Limited Resources
Steven Mathis, John Coffey
(pages: 40-44)

Contributions of Design Thinking in Inter and Transdisciplinary Communication, Research & Co-work Environment for Complex Problem Solving
Fátima Caiado, Leonardo Springer
(pages: 45-50)

Investigating Data Risk Considerations in Emergent Cyber Physical Production Systems
Gerard Ward, Lech Janczewski
(pages: 51-62)

The Role of Erasmus+ Project Leaders' Digital Competences in Sustaining European Transnational Cooperation During COVID-19 Pandemic
Pawel Poszytek, Jadwiga Fila
(pages: 63-70)

Innovative Educational Communication in the Global Digital Environment: Trans-Disciplinary Models, Tools, and Mechanisms
Rusudan Makhachashvili, Ivan Semenist
(pages: 71-79)

Smart Cities, Sustainability, and Quality of Life – A Comparison of Indexes and the Indicators They Include
João Vitor Souza Teixeira, Renata Maria Abrantes Baracho, Dagobert Soergel
(pages: 80-90)


 

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Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Literacy: Integration and Assessment in Higher Education

Irvin R. Katz, Alexius Smith Macklin


Despite coming of age with the Internet and other technology, many college students lack the information and communication technology (ICT) literacy skills—--locating, evaluating, and communicating information—--necessary to navigate and use the overabundance of information available today. This paper presents a study of the validity of a simulations-based assessment of ICT literacy skills. Our overall goals for the assessment are to support ICT literacy instructional initiatives at colleges and universities.

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