Peter Ractham

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Podcasting represents a new and exciting learning paradigm within an academic setting. Materials such conference reports, research manuscripts, and course lectures can be recorded as audio and video files and delivered to subscribing users automatically. A minimum skills and effort is requiring for involved parties to accomplish the knowledge transaction.(More)
In this paper we explore the possibility of using Web 2.0 technology, specifically social networking technology, to support a community of practice in a graduate-level classroom setting in order to enhance learning. For our experiment, we utilized Facebook as a learning resource for an MIS course for learners to share prior knowledge and experience. We(More)
Social media have played integral roles in many crises around the world. Thailand faced severe floods between July 2011 and January 2012, when more than 13.6 million people were affected. This 7-month disaster provides a great opportunity to understand the use of social media for managing a crisis project before, during, and after its occurrence. However,(More)
The rapid growth of e-Commerce amongst private sectors and Internet usage amongst citizens has vastly stimulated e-Government initiatives from many countries. The Thailand e-Government initiative is based on the government’s long-term strategic policy that aims to reform and overhaul the Thai bureaucracy. This study attempted to identify the e-Excise(More)
This study posits Blogs and Podcasts can be used to persuade students in one school to have more sense of community among their group. We designed and developed the WordPress MU based artifact, SISATSpace, to extend students' conversations and foster academic and friendly relationships. SISATSpace might be consider as a persuasive tool, medium, and social(More)
The proliferation of social technology poses both a threat and an opportunity for the delivery of traditional case method learning in business schools. This paper extends the expectation confirmation model (ECM) to examine the possibility of delivering the case method learning via social technology. Our regression analysis shows that, in addition to(More)
During a series of recent natural catastrophes, social media has played an increasingly prominent and varied role in crisis response, ranging from facilitating the recruitment of volunteers during an earthquake to supporting spiritual recovery after a hurricane. In this paper, we propose that social media, beyond the conventional role of information(More)
Today, a significant portion of the student body lives far away from campus and are forced to take long commutes to and from campus. Such students are usually only able to come to campus once a week, and their fleeting presence on campus makes them detached from the intellectual community on campus. This study posits that information technology and "Web 2.0(More)