InSITE 2017: Informing Science + IT Education Conferences: Vietnam

Jul 31 - Aug 5 2017, Ho Chi Minh (Saigon), Vietnam 


Online ISSN: 1535-07-03

proceedings, InSITE, conference, informing science, IT education
i - iii
Ashish K Das, Quynh Thi Nguyen, Susan Thomas
Aim/Purpose: This study aims to investigate various characteristics from both victims as defaced websites and defacers that linked to a risk of being defaced through a set of descriptive analysis.

Background: The current figures from a spectrum of sources, both academic and non-academic reports, proved a progressive increase of website defacement attacks to numerous organisations.

Methodolog ...
defacement, re-defacement, entertainment and defacer
1 - 9
Sabra E. Brock, Zvi G Loewy, F. Ellen Loh
Aim/Purpose: To measure the change in team skills resulting from team projects in professional and graduate school courses, a pilot study was conducted among students in two courses in a graduate school of business and one in the pharmacy school of the same institution of higher learning. This pilot study evaluated (a) students receiving training and practice in working as part of a classroom tea ...
team skills, pharmacy education, business education, multi-disciplinary collaboration
11 - 20
Wing Shui Ng
Aim/Purpose: In adolescents’ cyberethics education, case-based discussion, debate and role-playing are commonly used instructional strategies to engage students in critical dialogues in an open setting. However, the open setting is entirely different from the private and individual environment when adolescents go online. Teachers are in a position of higher power and peers’ observation provokes ...
cyberethics, adolescent, self-presentation, self-knowledge, self-awareness, self-assessment, pressure-free, information ethics, information security, privacy, intellectual property, netiquette
21 - 22
Milos Maryska, Petr Doucek, Lea Nedomova
Aim/Purpose: The aim of this paper is analysis of applicants for study at the University of Economics, Prague (UEP) that are coming from foreign countries. The second aim is to learn the graduation rate of foreign students.

Background: Knowledge about applicants results are important for changing entrance exams according to the changing situation in high school education systems and according ...
mathematics, English, economic study applicants, Vietnamese students, Russian students, entrance exams
23 - 37
Mohammadreza Akbari, Dr Steven J Clarke, Shaghayegh Maleki Far
Aim/Purpose: During an evolutionary time for Iran the purpose of this research study was to establish the outsourcing best practices in the area of supply chain by investigating in the construction firms in Iran, which is identified as the most successful industry in outsourcing.

Background: Clarifying outsourcing decisions have been a difficult and challenging task because the outsourcing its ...
outsourcing, decision making, supply chain management, construction, Iran
39 - 50
Marie Devlin, Lindsay F Marshall, Chris Phillips
This paper outlines two different methods of peer assessment used in team projects at Newcastle University. One of them requires team agreement, whilst the other allows students to assess each other anonymously. Our results show that students are not convinced about the validity and fairness of either approach, and this illustrates that we need to do more work on teaching them how to assess fairl ...
software engineering, peer assessment, contribution matrices, team projects
51 - 62
Gaetano R Lotrecchiano, Shalini Misra
Aim/Purpose: This paper proposes to bridge transdisciplinary team characteristics with the study of communication in teams. It proposes the question “”what does the systematic study of transdisciplinary teams tell us about communication?” This paper addresses (1) a typology of transdisciplinary teams for observation and analysis; (2) features of communication within transdisciplinary teams; and (3 ...
transdisciplinarity, teams, features, characteristics, communication
63 - 64
Hiep Pham, Linda Brennan, Joan Richardson
Aim/Purpose: Inconsistent findings on the effect of various determinants of cyber security behaviour emphasise the need for further understanding of the applicability of compliance theories. The paper provides a critical review of determinants of users’ cyber security behaviour and establishes directions for future research.

Background: Cyber security behaviour has been studied using a range of b ...
security compliance, theory of planned behaviour, protection motivation theory, rational choice theory, general deterrence theory
65 - 76
Vicki L Gregory, Kiersten L Cox
Aim/Purpose: In many public and academic libraries, ebooks are being pushed on users mainly due to budgetary and space needs even though readers are still showing a strong preference for print books.

Background: Many librarians are focusing on how to get readers to use ebooks when they really should be considering how ebooks fit into learning, whether formal or self-learning, and the preferences ...
books, ebooks, textbooks, user preferences
77 - 83
Clara A. Nkhoma, Mathews Nkhoma, Irfan ulhaq, Sang Q Mai
Aim/Purpose: Development of a conceptual model linking early class preparation to improve class participation and performance.

Background: Class preparation and class participation are precursors for the students’ performance.

Methodology: Literature review.

Findings: In a student-centered class environment, class preparation remains essential for the successful collaboration and partic ...
class preparation, class participation, conceptual model, grade performance, active learning, flipped-classroom
85 - 95
ly Thị Thảo dang, Sean Watts, Trung Quang Nguyen
Aim/Purpose: This research critically reviews literature examining the prior empirical and case study research studies to help educators and to shape the conceptual framework of what and how to prepare for MOOCS (Massive Open Online Courses), especially in Vietnam, SouthEast Asia, and developing countries.

Background: MOOCs are a disruptive trend in education. Several initiatives have emerged r ...
MOOCS, eLearning, online education, constrain of MOOCs, MOOCS frame-work, Vietnam Higher Education
97 - 115
Jaime J Calbeto, Ahmad Abareshi, Narumon Sriratanaviriyakul, Mathews Nkhoma, Siddhi Pittayachawan, Irfan ulhaq, Fabian Wandt, Hung Xuan Vo
Aim/Purpose: This case study examines the last-mile logistics model as implemented by Lazada Vietnam, as well as the logistics challenges in the local business environment that led the e-commerce company to dually employ the inventory/retail model and the marketplace model for delivering orders to online customers in Vietnam in search of the way to perfect their last-mile logistics.

Background: ...
last-mile logistics, Lazada Vietnam, Lazada Group, retail/inventory model, mar-ketplace model, Vietnam e-commerce, discussion case
117 - 126
Maria Sagrario Resurreccion Simbulan
Aim/Purpose: The study focuses on how 107 third and fourth year college students use social networking sites to communicate, to coordinate activities, and to collaborate with family members, classmates, and friends.
Background This research study looks at the students’ social networking site usage patterns, their frequency of use, online social behavior as well as awareness of risks relating to ...
social media; social networking site; cyberbullying; online interaction
127 - 137
Raafat George Saadé, James Wan
Aim/Purpose: Using United Nations as the backdrop, this article present a theory-based conceptual model. The results of this empirical study also identify the most influence factors to the success of change management to the United Nations.

Background: In 2000, the issue of management reform started taking center stage in the United Nations, and change efforts were presented to various govern ...
change management, United Nation context, integration, theory of change, integrated management model
139 - 145
Raafat George Saadé, Dennis Kira, Tak Mak, Fassil Nebebe
Aim/Purpose: To investigate the state of anxiety and associated expected performance in online courses at the undergraduate level.

Background: Online courses continue to increase dramatically. Computer related anxieties remain an important issue, and, in this context, it has evolved to online learning anxieties with deeper psychological states involved. Consequently, performance is compromised ...
anxiety, elearning, performance, online, gender, age
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