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Why should faculty members develop online courses if the effort may be detrimental to their promotion or tenure?
Does the AACSB common body of knowledge requirement for information systems (including applications) suggest that this discipline be included in course work in each business school discipline? Certainly information systems permeate all functional areas of business. Therefore, should information systems theory and practice be incorporated into the course… (More)
There is considerable disagreement as to whether or not a procedural language, such as COBOL, should be included in the junior/senior year course work of information systems students. The curriculum recommendations of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) includes a procedural language prerequisite for information systems students. The ACM… (More)
Access to global information fundamentally alters the information scanning function of decision-makers. The ¯attening of the management pyramid means information scanning of external sources is being performed by personnel in middle and lower levels of management, not only in the traditionaìsenior' management level. Both graduate and undergraduate classes… (More)
Research appearing in <i>Computer Personnel</i> has focused on a number of topics between April 1994 and January 1998, the most consistent topic concerned the careers of information systems professionals. In preparation of articles, researchers have used a variety of references for their work. A surprising number of texts have been cited; the number of text… (More)
The phrase "online course materials" means different things to different people. A common characterization is that online course materials are delivered and consumed via a Web-based interface. Online education requires certain resources to be in place. Technological resources are easy to identify: computers with browser software, Internet access, servers,… (More)
The IS 2010 Model Curriculum introduced a new course into the core curriculum: Enterprise Architecture (EA). The primary goal of this course is to provide undergraduate students with a top-down view of " computing architecture " replacing a more traditional bottom-up view of architecture. Interestingly, few universities teach an EA course and no textbook on… (More)