Joseph S. Morrell

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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)
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)
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)
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