Improving IS Student Enrollments: Understanding the Effects of IT Sophistication in Introductory IS Courses

@article{Akbulut2009ImprovingIS,
  title={Improving IS Student Enrollments: Understanding the Effects of IT Sophistication in Introductory IS Courses},
  author={Asli Yagmur Akbulut and Clayton Arlen Looney},
  journal={JITE},
  year={2009},
  volume={8},
  pages={87-100}
}
The Information Systems (IS) discipline is facing a sharp downturn in student enrollments. Despite the steady decline in students pursuing the IS major, the demand for information technology (IT) professionals continues to increase. These trends indicate that there might be a shortage of qualified IT employees in the near future. In order to overcome this dilemma, academicians have recently begun to look for mechanisms targeted at improving IS enrollments. This study investigates how such a… CONTINUE READING