Joseph S. Morrell

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Perhaps more than in any other discipline, information systems (IS) curriculum needs are driven by what goes on in the business world. This paper will report on a study of 120 Information Systems department chairs and area coordinators throughout the country. It will compare the faculty responses to those of 192 employers regarding 162 curriculum related(More)
The student experience in the introductory programming course in the undergraduate Information §ystems (IS) curriculum is viewed as being an important contributor to the success of an IS program. A methodology which utilizes pre-tests for predicting student outcomes is being investigated. This study will compare an objective instrament with a widely used(More)
0. Introduction. In this abstract we state some results concerning the approximation numbers and Kolmogoroff diameters of various operators between Banach spaces. Let JSf (E 9 F) and ^(E 9 F) denote the bounded linear operators and the closure of the finite rank operators, respectively. Following Pietsch [8], the wth approximation number a w (T), of a T E(More)
EXTENDED ABSTRACT The need for ongoing change and updating has been a cornerstone of IS curriculum concern for the past decade. It was once fhe case that entry level positions were as " programmer " or " programmer/analyst " in medium to large companies where applications were developed internally; expertise in COBOL was the most critical requirement for a(More)
Until recently, the roles of programmer, programmer-analyst, systems analyst, and database administrator were the primary titles sought by information systems professionals. The responsibilities of these roles were well defined. There is evidence that there are serious changes in the titles and roles in the information systems profession. Recently, new(More)
This research paper presents a database management system for tracking course assessment data and reporting related outcomes for program assessment. It improves on a database system previously presented by the authors and in use for two years. The database system presented is specific to assessment for ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and(More)
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