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Boost Productivity with Electronic Signatures: Learn How to Add Yours to a PDF

In today’s fast-paced digital world, finding ways to streamline tasks and improve productivity is essential. One area where businesses often struggle is the signing of important documents. Traditionally, this process involved printing, signing, scanning, and sending documents back and forth. However, with advancements in technology, electronic signatures have become the preferred method for signing documents. In this article, we will explore how to insert a signature into a PDF file using electronic signature software.

Understanding Electronic Signatures

Electronic signatures are legally binding and offer numerous benefits over traditional paper-based signatures. They provide a secure way of signing documents without the need for physical copies or face-to-face meetings. With electronic signatures, you can sign documents anytime and anywhere using any device with an internet connection. This flexibility eliminates delays in the signing process and allows for faster transactions.

Choosing the Right Electronic Signature Software

To add your signature to a PDF file electronically, you will need reliable electronic signature software. There are several options available on the market that offer varying features and pricing plans. When choosing an electronic signature software, consider factors such as ease of use, security measures implemented by the software provider, compatibility with different devices and file formats (including PDF), integration options with other platforms or applications you use regularly in your workflow.

It is also important to look for electronic signature software that complies with industry standards and regulations regarding data privacy and security. Make sure that the software provides encryption methods to protect your signed documents from unauthorized access or tampering.

Adding Your Signature to a PDF File

Once you have selected an electronic signature software that meets your requirements, adding your signature to a PDF file becomes a straightforward process. Most electronic signature software offers intuitive interfaces that guide users through each step.

Firstly, locate the document you wish to sign on your device. Open the electronic signature software and import the PDF file into the software’s workspace. The software will then prompt you to place your signature in the appropriate location within the document. This can be done by using a stylus pen or your mouse to draw your signature directly onto the screen.

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Finalizing and Sharing Your Signed PDF

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Literature Review of E-Learning Since 2015 - 2020

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2021, Proceedings of the 2nd International Seminar of Science and Applied Technology (ISSAT 2021)

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The concept of e-learning is a technology-mediated learning approach of great potential from the educational perspective and it has been one of the main research lines of Educational Technology in the last decades. The aim of the present systematic literature review (SLR) was to identify (a) the research topics; (b) the most relevant theories; (c) the most researched modalities; and (d) the research methodologies used. To this end, the PRISMA protocol was followed, and different tools were used for the bibliographic management and text-mining. The literature selection was carried out in three first-quartile journals indexed in JCR-SSCI specialized in Educational Technology. A total of 248 articles composed the final sample. The analysis of the texts identified three main nodes: (a) online students; (b) online teachers; and (c) curriculum-interactive learning environments. It was revealed that MOOC was the most researched e-learning modality. The Community of Inquiry and the Technological Acceptance Model, were the most used theories in the analyzed studies. The most frequent methodology was case study. Finally, the conclusions regarding the objectives of our SRL are presented: Main themes and research sub-themes, most researched e-learning modality, most relevant theoretical frameworks on e-learning, and typologies of research methodologies.

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Study of existing literature on e-learning trend is a must in order to define the path for new research in the field. The objective of this study is to find the full range of scientific literature published since the emergence of the concept of e-learning. The researcher intended to get all of the literature published in the Sri Lankan context. Web of Science database search was carried out in January 2020 to understand the research trend. This study found 6934 results for e-learning after performing a basic search in Web of Science. This results covered 59784 citations. Though multilingual literature was found, 6,617 (95.43%) items were published in English language. Though different types of documents were included in the search result, journal articles were predominant with 5839 (84.21%) instances. USA and England accounted for 1003 (14.24%) and 828 (11.75%) papers respectively, which placed them as the countries that contributed the most. Considering the subject area broadly, th...

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Technologies are changing rapidly and so is the education system. The ultimate objective of the education is to produce skilled professionals in various fields who have better qualities than previous skilled groups and par than legitimated competence skill. In the previous decade, it have been observed that all the developed countries/ communities have highly supported information and communication technology (ICT) enabled learning; which is being followed by developing learner groups in present. Various academic communities have introduced e-learning platforms, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), Online Learning Packages etc. These resources are inducing ease for learners for being skilled and hence are very popular in worldwide. Although pedagogy has changed from all dimensions but the impact of e-pedagogy on learners is impregnable. In order to predict the growth in coming days, it is mandatory to spoof the literatures, versions of pedagogy, global objective changes and some more cohorting domains of learning. These streams help to find hidden patterns in growth of ICT enabled learning. This paper is reviewing such literatures and analyzing the pattern of change in pedagogy.

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This paper applies the citation analysis to identify research trends in the field of e-learning quality, based on the Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) and Science Citation Index (SCI) databases from 2003 to 2012. To do this, 35,482 citations of 1,647 documents identified from SSCI and SCI texts were analyzed. Results showed that research trends varied rapidly and richly in many disciplines between the two time periods (2003-2007 and 2008-2012). This study may be of benefit to scholars seeking to understand the literature surrounding e-learning quality and explore promising research questions. Keywords: e-learning quality, research trends, citation analysis, informetrics

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The increase in the use of E-learning during the COVID-19 pandemic as a consequence of the call for Work From Home (WFH) is increasingly massive. In contrast to regular times, E-learning during the COVID-19 pandemic depends on available home resources. Technology plays an essential role in supporting the implementation of e-learning which must consider the resources available at home. This research is a systematic literature review using database sources from ScienceDirect and Emerald. The inclusion criteria are research that discusses e-learning in higher education during the COVID-19 pandemic (2019-2020) from a computer science perspective. An exclusion criterion is research examining e-learning in higher education from sources outside ScienceDirect. The search results from ScienceDirect obtained 518, and Emerald got 66 relevant articles. The next stage is reviewing abstracts and titles that focus on technology in e-learning on the lecturer and student side; We obtained 23 articles and then checked them in full text. This literature study shows that technology as a support for e-learning systems during the COVID-19 period in universities needs to consider the resources available at home, namely infrastructure and applications for students and teachers, for future work in the research of friendly e-learning technology to the availability of resources at home.


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