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Journal of Information Technology Education: Research

Jan 01, 2006 Volume 5, Number 1


Lynn Jeffrey; Christopher Cheong

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Number of articles: 35

  1. Business Technology Education in the Early 21st Century: The Ongoing Quest for Relevance

    Stephen J. Andriole, Villanova University, United States

    The field of information technology is changing and those responsible for educating the next generation of technology professionals have responded with a new computing curriculum, which identifies ... More

    pp. 1-12

  2. Designing a Versatile Dedicated Computing Lab to Support Computer Network Courses: Insights from a Case Study

    Gokhan Gercek & Naveed Saleem, University of Houston-Clear Lake, United States

    Providing adequate computing lab support for Management Information Systems (MIS) and Computer Science (CS) programs is a perennial challenge for most academic institutions in the US and abroad.... More

    pp. 13-26

  3. Competency Focused Engineering Education with Reference to IT Related Disciplines: Is the Indian System Ready for Transformation?

    Sanjay Goel, Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, India

    The growth of the Indian IT industry has been of great interest to the international IT community. Nearly one third of fresh Indian engineering graduates are currently joining the IT industry... More

    pp. 27-52

  4. On the Design and Development of a UML-Based Visual Environment for Novice Programmers

    Brian D. Moor & Fadi P. Deek, New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States

    Few beginners find learning to program easy. There are many factors at work in this phenomenon with some being simply inherent in the subject itself, while others have more to do with deficiencies ... More

    pp. 53-76

  5. Improving Computer Literacy of Business Management Majors: A Case Study

    David W. Johnson, Kimberly W. Bartholomew & Duane Miller, Utah Valley State College, United States

    Stakeholders, such as future employers, parents, and educators, have raised their expectations of college graduates in the area of computer literacy. Computer skills and understanding are... More

    pp. 77-94

  6. A Self-Paced Introductory Programming Course

    Grandon Gill & Carolyn F. Holton, University of South Florida, United States

    In this paper, a required introductory programming course being taught to MIS undergraduates using the C++ programming language is described. Two factors make the objectives of the course—which are... More

    pp. 95-105

  7. The Issue of Gender Equity in Computer Science – What Students Say

    Iwona Miliszewska, Gayle Barker, Fiona Henderson & Ewa Sztendur, Victoria University, Australia

    The under-representation and poor retention of women in computing courses at Victoria University is a concern that has continued to defy all attempts to resolve it. Despite a range of initiatives... More

    pp. 107-120

  8. The Issue of Gender Equity in Computer Science – What Students Say

    Iwona Miliszewska, Gayle Barker, Fiona Henderson & Ewa Sztendur

    pp. 107-120

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  9. Thinking and Behaving Scientifically in Computer Science: When Failure is an Option!

    Anne Therese Venables & Grace Tan, Victoria University, Australia

    In a Finnish study of four different academic disciplines, Ylijoki (2000) found that in Computer Science there was a disparity between the conceptions held by undergraduate students and staff about... More

    pp. 121-131

  10. A Formal Language Selection Process for Introductory Programming Courses

    Kevin R. Parker, Idaho State University , United States; Joseph T. Chao, Bowling Green State University, United States; Thomas A. Ottaway, Idaho State University , United States; Jane Chang, Bowling Green State University, United States

    The selection of a programming language for introductory courses has long been an informal process involving faculty evaluation, discussion, and consensus. As the number of faculty, students, and... More

    pp. 133-151

  11. Incorporating the Hybrid Learning Model into Minority Education at a Historically Black University

    Nicole A. Buzzetto-More, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, United States; Retta Guy, Fayetteville State University, United States

    Proponents of hybrid learning proclaim it to be an effective and efficient way of expanding course content that supports in-depth delivery and analysis of knowledge (Young, 2002) and increases... More

    pp. 153-164

  12. Gender Differences in Students’ Perceptions of Information Technology as a Career

    Theda Thomas & Alesha Allen, ACU National, Australia

    This paper reports on an investigation into first year students’ perceptions of IT as a career. There are many stereotypes of the typical IT professional. These stereotypes are often depicted in... More

    pp. 165-178

  13. Gender Differences in Students’ Perceptions of Information Technology as a Career

    Theda Thomas & Alesha Allen

    pp. 165-178

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  14. PROVIDE: A Pedagogical Reference Oracle for Virtual IntegrateD E-ducation

    V.Lakshmi Narasimhan, Shuxin Zhao, Hailong Liang & Shuangyi Zhang, The University of Newcastle, Australia

    This paper presents an interactive educational environment for use over both in situ and distance based modalities of teaching. Several technological issues relating to the design and development... More

    pp. 179-199

  15. Students’ Perceptions of Online Learning: A Comparative Study

    Karl L. Smart & James J. Cappel, Central Michigan University, United States

    In search of better, more cost effective ways to deliver instruction and training, universities and corporations have expanded their use of e-learning. Although several studies suggest that online ... More

    pp. 201-219

  16. Students’ Perceptions of Online Learning: A Comparative Study

    Karl Smart & James Cappel

    pp. 201-219

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  17. Towards Changes in Information Security Education

    Mariana Hentea & Harpal S. Dhillon, Southwestern Oklahoma State University, United States; Manpreet Dhillon, George Washington University, United States

    In the ACM guidelines for curricula at educational institutions, the recommendations for Information Security Assurance (ISA) education do not specify the topics, courses, or sequence of courses.... More

    pp. 221-233

  18. Online Communication and Information Technology Education

    Aleksej Heinze & Chris Procter, University of Salford, United Kingdom

    Blended Learning, a learning facilitation that incorporates different modes of delivery, models of teaching, and learning styles, introduces multiple media to the dialog between the learner and the... More

    pp. 235-249

  19. Best Practices in e-Assessment

    Nicole A. Buzzetto-More & Ayodele Julius Alade, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, United States

    According to Martell and Calderon (2005), assessment is an ongoing process that involves planning, discussion, consensus building, reflection, measuring, analyzing, and improving based on the data ... More

    pp. 251-269

  20. On the Development of a Programming Teaching Tool: The Effect of Teaching by Templates on the Learning Process

    Samer Al-Imamy, Higher Colleges of Technology, United Arab Emirates; Javanshir Alizadeh, Ajman University of Science & Technology Network, United Arab Emirates; Mohamed A. Nour, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

    One of the major issues related to teaching an introductory programming course is the excessive amount of time spent on the language’s syntax, which leaves little time for developing skills in... More

    pp. 271-283