Melissa Cole

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This paper reports on a failed experiment to use Wiki technology to support student engagement with the subject matter of a third year undergraduate module. Using qualitative data, the findings reveal that in an educational context, social technologies such as Wiki’s, are perceived differently compared with ordinary personal use and this discourages student(More)
BACKGROUND Poor hand hygiene on college campuses can be improved by promoting handwashing behavior. This observational study was conducted to evaluate gender and race/ethnic differences in hand hygiene practices among college students. METHODS Hand hygiene practices in college students were evaluated in 4 settings (soap and water; soap and water and(More)
The Nepal Safer Motherhood Project (1997-2004) was one of the first large-scale projects to focus on access to emergency obstetric care, covering 15% of Nepal. Six factors for success in reducing maternal mortality are applied to assess the project. There was an average annual increase of 1.3% per year in met need for emergency obstetric care, reaching 14%(More)
Business success requires that advances in technology be designed and applied within a human context. Too often technological advance has occurred without reference to human behavior. While research appreciates that electronic consumers are computer users, and vice-versa, few understand exactly how this is transforming consumer behavior. In other words,(More)
This research aims to design an educational mobile game for home computer users to protect against phishing attacks. Phishing is an online identity theft which aims to steal sensitive information such as username, password and online banking details from victims. To prevent this, phishing education needs to be considered. Mobile games could facilitate to(More)
This research aims to design an educational mobile game for home computer users to prevent from phishing attacks. Phishing is an online identity theft which aims to steal sensitive information such as username, password and online banking details from victims. To prevent this, phishing education needs to be considered. Mobile games could facilitate to embed(More)