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Improving Deaf Accessibility To Web-Based Multimedia, Brent N. Shiver Nov 2013

Improving Deaf Accessibility To Web-Based Multimedia, Brent N. Shiver

College of Computing and Digital Media Dissertations

Internet technologies have expanded rapidly over the past two decades, making information of all sorts more readily available. Not only are they more cost-effective than traditional media, these new media have contributed to quality and convenience. However, proliferation of video and audio media on the internet creates an inadvertent disadvantage for deaf Internet users. Despite technological and legislative milestones in recent decades in making television and movies more accessible, there has been little progress with online access. A major obstacle to providing captions for internet media is the high cost of captioning and transcribing services.

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Implicit Knowledge Transfer Use In Virtual Healthcare Information Systems Project Teams And Its Association With Successful Project Outcomes, Nadene A. Chambers Apr 2013

Implicit Knowledge Transfer Use In Virtual Healthcare Information Systems Project Teams And Its Association With Successful Project Outcomes, Nadene A. Chambers

College of Computing and Digital Media Dissertations

This dissertation focuses on implicit knowledge transfer in virtual information systems project teams in the healthcare industry and the association of such knowledge transfer with successful projects. The use of virtual teams is expected to continue to increase, particularly because of the passage of the HITECH Act of 2009, calling for the computerization of medical records in the United States. Although the healthcare industry has had experience with virtual teams and the use of those teams is expected to increase, there has been little research done on how implicit knowledge transfer is linked to successful projects.

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