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Mega-event flagship (MEF) is a dual instrument for staging a mega-event and catalyzing regional urban renewal. Despite its unfailing popularity and controversial nature, many initiators seem to equate MEF development with signature architecture, resulting in a persistent issue of [...]

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Accurate and reliable information is needed to support decision-making processes. Due to the large number of participants typically involved in supply chain operations, organizations often find that it is difficult to effectively share information within a supply chain, hence, this [...]

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Information overload, and more specifically the overload and associated activity due to the large amount of email received and issued in our organizations, affects business productivity, efficiency, creativity and innovation. This article presents a practical experience of improved [...]

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The experience of using an elearning platform for the Theories of Culture course of the journalism programme at the Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal, is described. The results were very positive: the students participated more; the number of students who attended class increased; [...]

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Currently one of the main challenges in the work of promoting reading in schools is the cultivation of children's enjoyment of reading. We present a unique case study in a school reading club in Spain that has managed to achieve that goal and has received a very positive assessment [...]

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Connected learning explains how people can build learning pathways that connect their interests, relationships, and formal learning to lead toward future opportunities such as careers. However, most learning systems are not set up ideally for connected learning; for instance, most [...]

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In this paper we analyze ICT integration in higher education institutions focusing on the leadership practices of ICT policies, a research field that has not received much attention in higher education studies. An empirical study was carried out using a distributed leadership approach [...]

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This article presents a multiple case study carried out when mobile learning (mLearning) was first introduced to 3.000 freshmen of two university campuses in Mexico. The objective was to analyze mLearning resources in four courses to identify how they help develop cognitive skills [...]

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The advance in new technologies has changed the educational model considerably. On-line education has arrived with a bang at university and those degree courses linked to the field of communication have adopted this type of technologies. In just a few years, the number of courses [...]

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This article discusses the possibilities of audiovisual records as research data in intercultural relationships, or those that allow us to understand the Other. The research aims to contribute to the theory that is being developed on the nature and value of narratives in photographic [...]