Internet Research: Volume 9 Issue 5


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Electronic courses: old wine in new bottles?

Gary Saunders, Rick Weible

Offerings of electronic courses and degrees are growing at a surprising rate. Some have surmised that E courses represent the future for higher education and that the traditional…


An analysis of fraud on the Internet

C. Richard Baker

This paper examines the issue of fraud on the Internet and discusses three areas with significant potential for misleading and fraudulent practices, namely: securities sales and…


Mobile agents for Web‐based systems management

Paolo Bellavista, Antonio Corradi, Fabio Tarantino, Cesare Stefanelli

The increasing dimension and heterogeneity of global Web systems make their management with tools based on the client/server model more difficult. The mobile agent technology…

Security implications of electronic commerce: a survey of consumers and businesses

S.M. Furnell, T. Karweni

Examines the general requirement for security technologies in order to provide a basis for trust in the e‐commerce environment. The discussion is supported by the findings from…


Benchmarking: a tool for Web site evaluation and improvement

Kelsey L. Johnson, Mark M. Misic

Although benchmarking has touched many areas of an organization, including information systems, very few examples are available on how this powerful methodology can be used to…


A study of student perspectives on Web‐based learning: WebCT in the classroom

Dean A. Morss

WebCT has been used to support traditional teaching techniques for the entire 1997‐98, and half of the 1998‐99, academic years. It was used within the structure of over 60 courses…

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