Journal of Information Systems Education

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

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 1, Spring

Experience on Mashup Development with End User Programming Environment
1. INTRODUCTION Mashups are Web applications that combine data or functionality from other Web sources into a new and integrated service (Wikipedia 2009a, Yu et al. 2008, Zang and Rosson 2008). They are expected to be developed quickly using open...
Harnessing Information Technology to Improve the Process of Students' Evaluations of Teaching: An Exploration of Students' Critical Success Factors of Online Evaluations
I. INTRODUCTION This paper explores the benefits of online students' evaluations of teaching (SET) over traditional paper-based surveys and empirically elicits students' perceived critical success factors of online SET, Students' evaluations of...
InterCon Travel Health: Case B
1. INTRODUCTION (1) CIO Richard Nettleson was surprised to learn the outcome of the claim automation system valuation--the project had been passed over because its 5-year NPV was estimated in the range of $2.1-2.5 million. (2) Moreover, the Monte...
IS Staffing during a Recession: Comparing Student and IS Recruiter Perceptions
1. INTRODUCTION The negative impacts of the global recession are a central theme of news media reports. The unemployment rate increased from 7.6% to 9.5% between January and June 2009 (Statistics, 2009b). During times of economic downturns, organizations...
On IS Students' Intentions to Use Theories of Ethics in Resolving Moral Conflicts
1. INTRODUCTION Analytical and critical thinking on matters of ethics and professionalism (e.g., codes of conduct and ethical theory) has been recognised as an important aspect of IS education (Gorgone et al., 2002). As a result, a number of conceptual...
Outsourcing a High Speed Internet Access Project: An Information Technology Class Case Study in Three Parts
OUTSOURCING A HIGH SPEED INTERNET ACCESS AT THE HILTON SANDESTIN BEACH GOLF RESORT & SPA (A) 1. INTRODUCTION It was a glorious summer day in the summer of 2007. Mike Chouri, the general manager of the Hilton Sandestin Beach Golf Resort &...
Teaching MBA Students the Use of Web2.0: The Knowledge Management Perspective
1. INTRODUCTION Web 2.0 is considered as one of the emerging topics that encompasses both technological advances as well as new business models. Lytras et al. (2009) define Web 2.0, as a perceived or proposed second generation of Internet-based...
Team-Based Peer Review as a Form of Formative Assessment-The Case of a Systems Analysis and Design Workshop
The present study was carried out within a systems analysis and design workshop. In addition to the standard analysis and design tasks, this workshop included practices designed to enhance student capabilities related to non-technical knowledge areas,...
The Impact of IQ+EQ+CQ Integration on Student Productivity in Web Design and Development
1. INTRODUCTION With the advancement of the Internet and Web technologies, the global communication and online collaboration become more convenient and less expensive than ever before. This advancement creates an opportunity for companies to maximize...
Towards Greater Learner Control: Web Supported Project-Based Learning
1. INTRODUCTION Project-based learning (PBL) is a pedagogy that uses project work to drive learning. The project is designed to create a need to learn and so more fully engage students in the learning process {Railsback, 2002). Students must self-direct...
Using a Wiki to Collaborate on a Study Guide
1. INTRODUCTION An introductory Management Information Systems class is taught at many institutions as a required course for all business students. The course serves many purposes, including serving other majors, and introducing Information Systems...