Emotional and cognitive overload with information technology can be caused by more than just too many digital devices.
The paper describes the implementation and acceptation of e-learning (electronic learning) in a hospital environment using off-the-shelf technology (Blackboard). Twenty-eight nurses participated in a pilot study that was designed to support an electronic course on advanced electro-cardiogram interpretation, a required skill for nurses working in cardiology… (More)
Eighteen Impact columns to date have talked only about growing software. Les Hatton, Anne Rutkowski, and Carol Saunders indicate that there are also limits to growth in our field.
In this paper we describe • explicit materials that were generated in an ongoing effort to help undergraduate and Masters-level students learn about offshore outsourcing and radical technical changes in Information Technology development, and • the environment in which these materials were developed and continue to be distributed. The environment provides a… (More)
Partially distributed teams (PDTs) are common as organizations collaborate across distances. A PDT has at least one collocated subteam and at least two geographically dispersed subteams. We describe a large-scale experiment that examines student global PDTs working on software requirements for an emergency MIS; the teams comprised one U.S. subteam and one… (More)