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Nov 28, 2023Open    Access

Cloud Computing Security, Protecting University Information

Anita C. Eluwa
Cybersecurity is the study of protecting information and systems. One of the most secure ways of protecting information online is through cloud services when used appropriately. In St. Mary’s university, cloud computing adaption has rapidly grown and evolved over the years. However, the protection and safety of students and staff’s information is still unsteady, which prompted the evaluation and survey of this research. In this paper, a risk analysis is performed on one of the university’s cloud...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Oct 31, 2023Open    Access

Research on Gamification Teaching Based on ARCS Motivation Model—Taking the Mid-Level “Web Page Production and Practical Training” as an Example

Hong Yu, Wansong Liu
Gamification techniques can be used in the classroom to motivate and engage students significantly. “Web Page Production and Practical Training” is a compulsory course for secondary computer majors with solid practicality. In the context of education, this study shows how gamification has the potential to increase engagement and promote higher-order learning. However, according to the actual survey results so far, the teaching effect of this course could be more satisfactory because it has not s...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Jun 16, 2023Open    Access

Drivers of Mobile Payment Acceptance: The Impact of Network Externalities in Nigeria

Qasim M. Ajao, Olukotun Oludamilare, Lanre Sadeeq
The rising popularity of mobile payments can be attributed to the widespread use of smartphones and their applications. Despite its potential to simplify our lives, its adoption in African countries has been limited. This paper aims to enhance our understanding of the critical factors that influence the acceptance of mobile payments in Nigeria by exploring the impact of “network externalities” in addition to conventional technology acceptance factors. It posits that performance expectancy, effor...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Feb 27, 2023Open    Access

Bridge the Gap—Incorporating Classroom Response Systems for Classroom-Embedded Formative Assessment

Weihua Shi, Jace Hargis
Research on the topic of summative assessments has attracted a large audience. The latest trend of a “process-oriented view of learning” has given rise to a heated discussion about assessment as a facilitative instrument to scaffold learning rather than being regarded solely as a “high-stake” measurement tool. Black and Wiliam contributed heavily to theorizing about the pedagogical use of assessment in the classroom with their widely read papers “Assessment and classroom learning (1998)” and “Cl...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.10, 2023

Oct 20, 2022Open    Access

Transforming the Instructional Leadership Professional Development Landscape Utilizing National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) Resources

Twianie Roberts, Cheryl Seay, Deborah Bellamy
Increasing measurable student achievement is a primary goal for K-12 institutions worldwide. To this end, Instructional Leaders must be knowledgeable concerning instructional best practices, technology, and current research in education. This paper examines professional development for Instructional Leaders utilizing an accomplished teaching model that employs National Board for Professional Teaching Standards resources as the basis for instruction. Within the context of this paper, Instructiona...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Jul 21, 2022Open    Access

Wavelet Transform ROI Palmprint Image Retrieval System

Danping Ge, Xinwu Chen, Youchao Tu
In the global environment of COVID-19 outbreak, contactless biometric identification technology improves the security of services. As an important biometric recognition method, one of the important aspects of palmprint recognition is feature extraction. In order to perform palmprint image feature extraction and recognition accurately and efficiently, this paper proposes a wavelet transform palmprint image retrieval system. The palmprint image is extracted from the region of interest, and the wav...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Jul 15, 2022Open    Access

Challenges and Opportunities for Smart Homes Deployment in Developing Countries: A Case Study of the User Perspective in Kenya

Metto S. Kimutai, Omieno K. Kelvin, Ondulo M. Jasper
A smart home refers to a habitation furnished with a communication network, sensors, household devices, and appliances that can be remotely identified, accessed, monitored, and controlled. The objective of this paper is to assess the perception of users of smart homes on the enablers and challenges they face in the deployment of smart homes and seeks to identify opportunities that could be adopted by vendors and manufacturers in meeting a selling point to users. The methodology adopted in this p...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

May 16, 2022Open    Access

Effect of ICT Use on Library Service Delivery: A Comparative Approach from Two Universities

Frank Kofi Essien, Zhangping Lu, Pearl Abredu, Isidore Komla Zotoo
The study is aimed at investigating the effect of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) use on library service delivery in two universities namely, University of Ghana library (Ghana) and Jiangsu university library (China). The paper adopted quantitative method and used a structured questionnaire to gather the research data. A sample size of 62 staff from Jiangsu University Library and 80 staff from the University of Ghana Library were selected. In all, a sample size of 142 respondents ...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Mar 30, 2022Open    Access

Analysis of Hangzhou Metro Planning from the Perspective of Sustainable Development

Zhuyun Wang
With the urbanization and economic development, the urban population is increasing. In this way, a growing population leads to an increasing demand for travel. The city has been improving its public transportation system to reduce the pressure of urban traffic. Taking Hangzhou metro as an example, this paper analyzes the current planning status of Hangzhou metro, the existing problems, and the corresponding suggestions. It also proposes that intelligent transportation is one of the ways to achie...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022

Jan 07, 2022Open    Access

An Approach to Diet Cost Optimization for Different Age Groups Using Linear Programming

Jakia Sultana, Md. Mehedi Hasan, Samiha Islam Tanni, Umme Ruman, Shamima Islam
Linear Programming optimization is used in this paper to find minimum cost and quantity of food items for selection of proper diet containing sufficient nutrition elements over a week for three different age groups. For this purpose, first a linear programming optimization model is selected and then three data files defining the various food items with their corresponding cost and nutrition elements appropriate to three distinct age groups are constructed. Finally, the model files and the data f...
Open Access Library J.   Vol.9, 2022


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