How good are you at multitasking? Try this game …

I recently came across an article showing that laptops in the university classroom lowers performance, both for the student using the laptop as well as for those seated nearby: Junco, R., 2012. In-class multitasking and academic performance. Computers in Human … Continue reading

Technology-Mediated Learning

Research Question: How do students learn in technology-mediated environments? Abstract: Technology-mediated learning refers to an environment in which the learner’s interactions with learning materials, peers, and/or instructors are mediated through information technologies (Alavi and Leidner, 2001). The objective of this … Continue reading

The Pendulum of Centralization and Decentralization

Research Question: What factors influence individual use of a centralized application platform? Abstract: After two decades of actively distributing computing power to individual users in the form of desktop and notebook PCs, IT executives are now being drawn back to … Continue reading

Telecommuter Productivity

Research Question: What factors influence telecommuter productivity? Abstract: Productivity of remote workers is of critical concern to organizations and managers contemplating telecommuting arrangements. Here we suggest a general theoretical framework for understanding telecommuter productivity, and then report on a two-phased … Continue reading