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Ogallo, Godfrey G. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The rapid advancement in information technology and the ubiquitous penetration of the Internet are heralding an experience in the world where every physical device is interconnect-able to other devices and the Internet. IoT forms the core of this new wave of ubiquitous technologies. This nascent technology is opening new and virtually…
Descriptors: Data, Decision Making, Higher Education, College Students
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Woods, David M. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2018
Cloud computing is a rapidly emerging topic, but should it be included in an introductory IT course? The magnitude of cloud computing use, especially cloud infrastructure, along with students' limited knowledge of the topic support adding cloud content to the IT curriculum. There are several arguments that support including cloud computing in an…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Internet, Computer Science Education, Computer Software
Gusev, Dmitri A. – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2018
Chess programming is an old and venerable branch of game development. In the modern computing environment, it encompasses the development of chess engines, chess user interfaces (UIs), chess tournament broadcast tools, chess databases, endgame tablebases (EGTBs) and opening books. In this paper, the author shares his multi-year experience of…
Descriptors: Games, Computer Science Education, Programming, Programming Languages
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Soundarajan, Neelam; Camp, Stephen M.; Lee, David; Ramnath, Rajiv; Weide, Bruce W. – Advances in Engineering Education, 2016
The number of freshmen interested in entrepreneurship has grown dramatically in the last few years. In response, many universities have created entrepreneurship programs, including ones focused on engineering entrepreneurship. In this paper, we report on NEWPATH, an innovative NSF-supported program at Ohio State, designed to nurture students to…
Descriptors: Program Descriptions, Engineering Education, Entrepreneurship, State Universities
Richie, D. – Office of Community College Research and Leadership, 2016
The nation has made an unprecedented investment in community colleges to simultaneously increase college completion and stimulate economic recovery. One of the most substantial investments was the Trade Adjustment Act Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) program of the United States Department of Labor (U.S. DOL). Beginning October…
Descriptors: Capacity Building, Curriculum Development, Community Colleges, Investment
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Woods, David M. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2016
Professionals working in technology fields face continuing challenges to be involved in the decision-making process about how technology is used by organizations rather than just implementing these decisions. Developing skills for thinking and acting strategically are key skills for our students. This has been recognized by the addition of an IS…
Descriptors: Information Technology, Introductory Courses, Decision Making, Thinking Skills
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Howard, Elizabeth V.; Woods, David M. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2016
In previous semesters of our IT Ethics course, students created traditional final projects where they presented some topic in IT Ethics that we did not cover during the course. Students were free to choose how they would present their information with most groups choosing a traditional presentation where some members of the group were clearly…
Descriptors: Ethics, Multimedia Materials, Information Technology, Student Projects
Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2016
The Association Supporting Computer Users in Education (ASCUE) initiated a refereed track for paper submissions to the conference in 2008. In fact, at the 2008 business meeting, the membership approved three different presentation tracks: refereed with 3 blind reviews for each paper, session with paper where the author submits a paper but it is…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Computer Software, Conferences (Gatherings), Computers
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Li, Chengcheng – Journal of Information Technology Education: Innovations in Practice, 2015
As both the frequency and the severity of network breaches have increased in recent years, it is essential that cybersecurity is incorporated into the core of business operations. Evidence from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012) indicates that there is, and will continue to be, a severe shortage of cybersecurity…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Computer Security, Internet, Computer Networks
Agyeman, Cynthia A. – ProQuest LLC, 2015
Painting is believed to predate recorded history and has been in existence for over 35,000 (Ayres, 1985; Bolton, 2013) years. Over the years, painting has evolved; new styles have been developed and digital media have been explored. Each period of change goes through a period of rejection before it is accepted. In the 1960s, digital media was…
Descriptors: Artists, Painting (Visual Arts), Information Technology, Attitude Measures
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Woods, David M.; Howard, Elizabeth V. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2015
With continuing changes in all aspects of the technology field, especially the emergence of cloud and "as a service" offerings, developing skills for strategic thinking about technology is of increasing importance to our students. However, the presence of formal IS/IT strategy courses in programs of study trails that of more traditional…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Information Technology, Active Learning, Experiential Learning
Smith, Peter, Ed. – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2015
The Association Supporting Computer Users in Education (ASCUE) is a group of people interested in small college computing issues. It is a blend of people from all over the country who use computers in their teaching, academic support, and administrative support functions. ASCUE has a strong tradition of bringing its members together to pool their…
Descriptors: Workshops, Administrators, Educational Games, Access to Information
Fraser, James W. – Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation, 2014
In this commentary, James W. Fraser, a noted historian of education, cites examples from several teacher education programs at more than 30 universities partnering with the Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships in various ways. Additionally, Fraser reviews decades of challenges to traditional teacher preparation, looks at some current reforms, and…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Educational History, Historians, Teacher Education Programs
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Woods, David M.; Howard, Elizabeth V. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2014
Courses in Information Technology Ethics are often designed as discussion-intensive courses where case studies are introduced and evaluated using ethical theories. Although many of the case studies directly apply to our students' online lives, the stories can sometimes seem too far removed from their own experiences. While we read the news…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Learning Activities, Information Technology, Ethics
Blundell, Shelley; Lambert, Frank – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2014
In early spring 2013, a pilot study was conducted at a major public university in Ohio to explore elements of information anxiety (defined herein as a combination of library anxiety and information technology anxiety) among second-semester freshmen enrolled in all iterations of both a traditional and a remedial first-year English course. The…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Student Attitudes, College Freshmen, Public Colleges
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