Journal of Information Systems Education

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

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 4, Winter

A Preliminary Examination of the Factors for Knowledge Sharing in Technology Mediated Learning
1. INTRODUCTION Technology-mediated learning (TML) has been defined as "an environment in which the learner's interactions with learning materials (e.g., readings, assignments, exercises), peers, and/or instructors are mediated through advanced...
Business Student Computer Self-Efficacy: Ten Years Later
1. INTRODUCTION Students entering college today can logically be expected to have more computing experience than students of years past. They are also more likely to use computers in home, educational, and workplace settings than their counterparts...
Clarifying Normalization
1. INTRODUCTION A perusal of database textbooks exposes an obvious disagreement as to how to teach database normalization. Apparently, there are divided opinions as to what normalization is supposed to accomplish. Similarly, there are conflicting...
Effective Use of Case Studies in the MIS Capstone Course through Semi-Formal Collaborative Teaching
1. INTRODUCTION How can the quality of teaching in the classroom be improved? This question is of central concern to dedicated educators everywhere, resulting in a large body of literature in response. Many techniques for improving the quality of...
Emerging Educational Technology: Assessing the Factors That Influence Instructors' Acceptance in Information Systems and Other Classrooms
1. INTRODUCTION Although emerging educational technology usage in the classroom, which is primarily led by information systems (IS) instructors, has increased in recent years, technology acceptance and usage of non-IS instructors continue to be...
Identifying Employer Needs from Accounting Information Systems Programs
1. INTRODUCTION The emergence of undergraduate Accounting Information Systems (AIS) programs is the result of universities heeding the recommendations of leading professional accounting societies and recognizing employment trends. For example, as...
Knowledge Creation through User-Guided Data Mining: A Database Case
1. PROJECT SUMMARY Terra Firma, Inc. (TFI) is a growing management consulting firm headquartered in Bangor, Maine. TFI has major, ongoing consulting assignments in several U.S. cities, and is currently expanding into other U.S. regions, as well...
Student Monks-Teaching Recursion in an Is or CS Programming Course Using the Towers of Hanoi
1. INTRODUCTION 1.1 Recursion and Related Research Recursion is a programming technique that involves a procedure/method/function calling itself either directly or indirectly through another procedure/method/function (Deitel and Deitel, 2005)....
Teradata University Network: A No Cost Web-Portal for Teaching Database, Data Warehousing, and Data-Related Subjects
1. INTRODUCTION Database management, one of the standard subjects taught worldwide in Information systems (IS) curricula, is an expanding field. New topics are continually being added, including data warehousing, large-scale databases, on-line analytical...
Tools and Techniques for Simplifying the Analysis of Captured Packet Data
1. INTRODUCTION The introductory networking essentials course that I co-teach with one of my colleagues includes a weekly lab session. I have developed a set of thirteen labs for this course (see http://telecomm.boisestate.edu/itm305l.fall.2008/)....