The Past, Current and Future Development of Information and Educational Technology Systems Success Models
Prof. Yi-Shun Wang
National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan
Prof. Yi-Shun WangNational Changhua University of Education, Taiwan
Dr. Yi-Shun Wang is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Information Management at National Changhua University of Education, Taiwan. Prof. Wang is currently serving as the Chairman for the Research Discipline of Applied Science Education in the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan. He received his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems from National Chengchi University, Taiwan. His current research interests focus mainly on information and educational technology adoption strategies, information and educational technology systems success models, online user behavior, knowledge management, Internet entrepreneurship education, mobile learning, and e-learning. He is also serving as the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Systems Thinking and Management, the Associate Editor of Corporate Management Review, the Guest Editor of Interactive Learning Environments, and the Founding Chairman for the Business Education and Management Society of Taiwan. Prof. Wang’s work has been published in several top-tier journals in the field of management information systems/educational technology, such as Academy of Management Learning and Education, International Journal of Information Management, Information Systems Journal, Computers & Education, Information & Management, and British Journal of Educational Technology. According to the Journal Citation Report, Academy of Management Learning and Education has ever been ranked 1st out of 206 journals in the category of “Education & Educational Research” and 3rd out of 168 journals in the category of “Management”; International Journal of Information Management is currently ranked 1st among 89 journals in the field of “Information Science and Library Science”. Besides, according to both Google Scholar Citations and Microsoft Academic Search, Prof. Wang’s publications have been cited for more than 12,000 times, leading to a high level of academic impact. Among his published papers, 3 papers have been cited for more than 1,000 times, respectively, and 10 papers have been cited for more than 500 times, respectively. Prof. Yi-Shun Wang can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org, Department of Information Management, National Changhua University of Education, No. 2, Shi-da Road, Changhua 500, Taiwan.
Prophecies and Fulfilments in Computer-aided Education
Prof. Carlos Fiolhais
University of Coimbra, Portugal
Prof. Carlos FiolhaisUniversity of Coimbra, Portugal
Born in Lisbon in 1956, he is a Full Professor of Physics at the University of Coimbra, with a specialization in Physics of Condensed Matter and interest in the History of Science and in Educational Technologies, he is the author of 60 books, 160 scientific articles (one of them with more than 18,000 citations) and more than 500 education and outreach articles. He created in the 1980 Coimbra a chair on "Computers for Teaching Physics". The following titles are among his books: "King's John Library" (University of Coimbra Press, with Paulo Mendes), "History of Science in Portugal" (Aranha-Céus) and "Jesuits, Builders of Globalization" (CTT, with José Eduardo Franco). He was Director of the Center for Computational Physics at the University of Coimbra, where he installed the largest Portuguese computer for scientific calculation, and of the General Library of the University of Coimbra, where he carried out several informatization projects related to books and culture. He was responsible for the Knowledge area of the Francisco Manuel dos Santos Foundation, in Lisbon, and National Coordinator of 2015 - International Year of Light in Portugal. He is running presently the Rómulo - Centro Ciência Viva of the University of Coimbra. He has had a voice, in the public space, defending science and scientific culture. He received several national and international awards and distinctions.