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Journal of Information Systems Education

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

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 4, Winter

An Active, Reflective Learning Cycle for E-Commerce Classes: Learning about E-Commerce by Doing and Teaching
1. INTRODUCTION With the increasing popularity of e-commerce courses (Gunasekaran, Ngai, and Harris, 2005; Moshkovich, Mechitov, and Olson, 2006), information systems educators have been challenged to find course delivery mechanisms that are successful...
Are We Teaching the Is 2009* Model Curriculum?
1. INTRODUCTION Technology continues to change and evolve at a rapid pace (Topi et al., 2009), which has led to a need to review and maintain up-to-date IS curriculum (Kung et al., 2006). However, has the Information Systems (IS) curriculum kept...
Consuming Web Services: A Yahoo! Newsfeed Reader
1. INTRODUCTION A fundamental tenet for information architecture is to maintain data consistency. In its simplest connotation, data consistency is about having one version of reality. It is not a fad to want inventory counts or customer information...
Mapping the Information Systems Curricula in UK Universities
1. INTRODUCTION The phenomenon of decreasing IS (Information Systems) as well as computing student numbers has been causing concern to academia worldwide for some time (Aken and Michalisin, 2007; Foster, 2005; Plice and Reinig, 2007; White and Irons,...
Mobile Phone Service Process Hiccups at Cellular Inc
1. INTRODUCTION Customer-facing processes need to operate flawlessly in organizations. Each process failure threatens the perceived quality of the firm. Process failures can be complex considering that business processes transcend departments and...
Teaching Software Componentization: A Bar Chart Java Bean
1. INTRODUCTION Modern-day software applications can be characterized as assemblages of portable software components. This has led to a new approach to software development, often called Component Based Development (CBD), which facilitates software...
Using the Same Problem with Different Techniques in Programming Assignments: An Empirical Study of Its Effectiveness
1. INTRODUCTION Computer programming, in its modern form, has been around for over 60 years, and became a topic taught in universities in the 1960s. Since that time various techniques and tools have been developed to assist in teaching programming...
Using Virtual Servers to Teach the Implementation of Enterprise-Level DBMSs: A Teaching Note
1. INTRODUCTION One of the main functions of IS faculty is to carefully choose topics for the IS curriculum that will give students the most powerful and complete set of skills and knowledge within the constraints of the available resources. Today's...