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International Academy for Information Management Annual Conference

1997

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Number of papers: 39

  1. An Examination of the Characteristics of Student Interaction in Computer-Based Communication Assignments

    Susan A. Brown & Chelley Vician

    Student interaction and computer-based communication tool appropriation patterns were examined in two different communication assignments requiring active use of computer-based communication tools.... More

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  2. Mapping System Development Goals and Methods to Web Page Projects

    Catherine M. Beise, Merle King & Martha E. Myers

    World Wide Web page projects offer both opportunities and limitations as hands-on projects for students in systems development classes. This paper outlines common pedagogical goals for systems... More

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  3. End User Training: A Decade of Research

    Creggan Gjestland, Craig Van Slyke, Rosann Collins & Paul Cheney

    End user training research has uncovered principles applicable to many forms of training and education. In an attempt to determine useful principles for IS (information systems) educators, the top ... More

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  4. The Impact of a Computer Based Information System (CBIS) on Foreign Investments Opportunities

    Chester Goodwin

    The purpose of this paper is to analyze the impact that computer based information systems (CBIS) could have on U.S. multinational corporations operating in Canada, particularly in the province of ... More

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  5. New Roles of IS Executives: A Leadership Perspective

    Joongho Ahn

    Witnessing the radical changes in business environment and the innovative progress in technology today, organizations are increasing their investment in information technology (IT) and taking more ... More

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  6. Integrating Teamwork into Information Systems Courses

    Craig Van Slyke, Kenneth Trimmer & Marcy Kittner

    Teams are becoming increasingly important as an organizational form, particularly in information systems (IS) development. In response to this trend, a number of educators, including IS educators, ... More

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  7. A Systemic Approach in Designing Common Service Modules in the Subject Computing (IT/IS)

    Willie Yip

    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University's strategic plan for 2001 stipulated that a credit-based system should be adopted for all of its programs. The Department of Computing provides service teaching... More

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  8. Hawaii's Electronic School Project: A Cure or Another Creation of the God of Technology?

    Sonja Wiley-Patton

    This paper presents a qualitative description of one of Hawaii's educational reform projects: the Electronic School Pilot Project, an innovative method of integrating advanced telecommunications... More

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  9. Etiquette in Telecommunications and Web Pages

    Dien D. Phan & Karen J. Thoms

    This paper addresses problems and issues that arise in electronic communications, and offers guidelines and etiquette. Topics covered include: (1) drafting an electronic message, including width of... More

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  10. Architecture and the Web

    William H. Money

    Instructors should be concerned with how to incorporate the World Wide Web into an information systems (IS) curriculum organized across three areas of knowledge: information technology,... More

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  11. A Conceptual Framework for Research in IS/IT Instruction

    Jo Ellen Moore & Lisa A. Burke

    This paper describes a framework for research in Information Systems/Information Technology (IS/IT) instruction that is grounded in existing theory and research from education literature. A... More

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  12. Planning for Academic Computing Laboratories: Haves, Have Nots, and Student Uses of Information Technology

    Betty A. Kleen, L Wayne Shell & Craig A. Wells-Roger

    The researchers investigated the intensity of computer lab use by a broad representation of students at their university. The purpose was to ascertain adequacy of computer laboratory hardware,... More

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  13. Evaluating the Skills & Learning Expectations of Students Enrolled in the Introductory CIS Course

    Camille F. Rogers & Cindy Randall

    This study evaluated the computer skills and learning expectations of students in an introductory course at a regional university in the southeastern United States. A survey was administered to 595... More

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  14. Teaching OOA: Issues and Challenges

    Edward Sim

    This paper presents the argument that object oriented analysis (OOA) is rapidly becoming an important systems analysis methodology and that current systems analysis and design courses should... More

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  15. Six Thinking Aspects of Programming

    John F. Schrage

    Based on literature and student input, six major concerns have been noted for student programming progress for the academic class and work environment. The areas of concern are module driver... More

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  16. Do I/S Students Value Internship Experiences?

    Thomas P. Schambach & David Kephart

    Internships are often put off until late in some students' programs of study. Furthermore, some academics are said to be reluctant to accept the legitimacy of applied work programs and thus... More

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  17. Refocusing the IS Curriculum: An Industry Perspective

    Thomas Case & Geoffrey Dick

    The emergence of information age organization structures challenges information systems (IS) educators to refocus IS curricula and to increase emphasis on topics that they predict to be especially ... More

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  18. An Innovative Approach to Teaching Decisions Support Systems

    Marcy Kittner & Craig Van Slyke

    This paper describes the design, implementation, and subsequent redesign of an innovative MBA (Master's of Business Administration) Decision Support Systems course. The curriculum is developed... More

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  19. Designing Multimedia for Ecological Tourism in an Educational Setting

    Katia Passerini & Mary J. Granger

    This paper describes the development process of multimedia software designed to educate and provide awareness of ecotourism in Costa Rica. Ecotourism is a form of nature-based travel and... More

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  20. Hyper-Link Teaching To Foster Active Learning

    Sandeep Purao

    Active learning is an important element of course design. It has, however, not been integrated in the conduct of class lectures as they have evolved from early, chalkboard-based discussions to... More

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