Journal of Information Systems Education

Journal publishing applications-oriented and research articles covering information systems education and training topics.

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 2, Summer

A Call to IS Educators to Respond to the Voices of Women in Information Security
1. INTRODUCTION In February 2000, in response to a major Internet security breach, President Clinton invited a group of industry and academic information security experts to the White House. Of the 29 invited guests, with titles ranging from Chief...
Accelerating Student Learning of Technology Terms: The Crossword Puzzle Exercise
1. INTRODUCTION According to Moore's law (Moore, 1965), significant changes in the world of computer technology occur within a shortening window of twenty four to eighteen months. With these changes comes an influx of new terminology to describe...
Are Men More Technology-Oriented Than Women? the Role of Gender on the Development of General Computer Self-Efficacy of College Students
1. INTRODUCTION Over the decades, IS researchers have struggled to identify factors that cause people to accept and make effective use of information technologies (Compeau and Higgins, 1995; King and He, 2006). Several theories and approaches have...
Business Process Elicitation, Modeling, and Reengineering: Teaching and Learning with Simulated Environments
1. INTRODUCTION Enterprise information systems are a class of information systems used to integrate business processes and data across the various departments within an organization and with its external organizations such as suppliers and customers...
Demonstrating Operating System Principles Via Computer Forensics Exercises
1. INTRODUCTION During ICIS (International Conference on Information Systems) 2005, a breakfast meeting for department heads was held. An agenda item for the breakfast was that of discussing the current MIS major curriculum at each of the represented...
Examining the Affects of Student Multitasking with Laptops during the Lecture
1. INTRODUCTION Laptop computers are widely used in many college classrooms today (Weaver and Nilson, 2005); however, there is an ongoing debate regarding the purpose and value of laptop initiative programs that encourage or even require students...
IS Success Model in E-Learning Context Based on Students' Perceptions
1. INTRODUCTION Both undergraduate and graduate courses are experiencing a migration away from the traditional classroom and toward a greater emphasis for electronic delivery of content (Allen and Seaman, 2008). This trend cuts across all departments...
Teaching ERP Systems: A Multi-Perspective View on the ERP System Market
1. MOTIVATION Today, standardised enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems are used in a majority of enterprises. For example, more than 92 percent of all German industrial enterprises use ERP systems (Konradin, 2009). Due to this strong demand,...
Teaching Information Systems Development Via Process Variants
1. INTRODUCTION The development of an information system (IS) has always been a complex process necessitating the use of methodological approaches such as the systems development life cycle, which is a systematic process of creating a system (Carroll,...
Team Learning in Technology-Mediated Distributed Teams
1. INTRODUCTION Technology-mediated learning (TML) has been defined as a learning process (i.e., information exchange, interpretation, and encoding into a mental model) among peers and/or instructors that are mediated through the use of advanced...
The Importance of Emphasizing Individual Learning in the "Collaborative Learning Era"
1. INTRODUCTION Modern learning theories from any cognitive-constructivist paradigm assume that learning involves iterative processes of structuring, refining and restructuring of mental models. These processes are combined with other learning related...
The Rescue911 Emergency Response Information System (ERIS): A Systems Development Project Case
1. BACKGROUND 1.1 Introduction The Rescue911 systems development project case was written for use in a higher level undergraduate systems development project course. The case write-up is based on the guidelines presented by Cappel and Schwager...