Journal of Information Systems Education

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

Articles from Vol. 23, No. 1, Spring

An Alumni Assessment of MIS Related Job Skill Importance and Skill Gaps
1. INTRODUCTION The skills required to succeed in the Management Information Systems (MIS) job market are constantly evolving as technology trends change. Periodic reevaluations of skill requirements are essential to ensure that MIS programs are...
An Employment-Oriented Definition of the Information Systems Field: An Educator's View
1. INTRODUCTION Defining information systems is much like the Indian parable of the blind men and the elephant. Like the elephant, the field is huge. As with the blind men, there are many different perspectives. Reflecting this ambiguity, the general...
Does Technology Acceptance Affect E-Learning in a Non-Technology-Intensive Course?
1. INTRODUCTION Over the past decade, course support software (e.g., Blackboard[R]) and textbook supplemental material have provided university instructors with a variety of e-learning tools that may enhance their instructional and assessment activities....
Editor's Message
I hope this issue finds everyone enjoying spring! JISE is making some changes in it's reviewers and board members. JISE is promoting Mark Simkin, University of Nevada to Associate Editor. JISE would like to congratulate and thank Mark for all of his...
Implementation of an Automated Grading System with an Adaptive Learning Component to Affect Student Feedback and Response Time
1. INTRODUCTION The National Research Council (NRC) and National Science Foundation (NSF) have defined basic requirements that today's students need to "Be Fluent in Information Technology" (BeFIT) (National Research Council, 1999). These concepts...
Implementation of an Interorganizational System: The Case of Medical Insurance E-Clearance
1. INTRODUCTION Frank Tsai was sitting in his chamber and pondering over the three hour marathon meeting which he just presided. The meeting went over time. It was nearing midnight now, and his colleagues had all departed one after the other. The...
IS Community Mourns the Loss of Professor Paul Gray
Paul Gray, professor emeritus at Claremont Graduate University (CGU) and JISE Senior Advisor, died on May 10 from injuries suffered in a car crash. He was 81. He was the founding chair of the School of Information Systems and Technology at Claremont...
Technology in the Classroom: Using Video Links to Enable Long Distance Experiential Learning
1. INTRODUCTION The focus of MIS education is to learn both business and technical skills that are directly applicable on the job for which a student would be hired either after graduation or, to a lesser extent, between semesters as an intern....
The Animal Genetic Resource Information Network (AnimalGRIN) Database: A Database Design & Implementation Case
1. INTRODUCTION Organizations rely on databases to provide accurate and timely data to support their operations and decision making. Most university information systems programs include a database course on the fundamental analysis, design, and...
Writing IS Teaching Tips: Guidelines for JISE Submission
1. INTRODUCTION A Journal of Information Systems Education Teaching Tip is a presentation of a field-tested instructional improvement whose purpose is "To Improve Practice (TIP)". The tip may be a teaching technique, method, assignment, or an approach...