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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
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Mew, Lionel – Information Systems Education Journal, 2016
This paper discusses how cloud computing can be leveraged to add value to academic programs in information systems and other fields by improving financial sustainment models for institutional technology and academic departments, relieving the strain on overworked technology support resources, while adding richness and improving pedagogical…
Descriptors: Information Systems, Information Technology, Technological Advancement, Computer Software
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Serapiglia, Anthony; Serapiglia, Constance; McIntyre, Joshua – Information Systems Education Journal, 2015
Bitcoin, Litecoin, Dogecoin, et al "cryptocurrencies" have enjoyed a meteoric rise in popularity and use as a way of performing transactions on the Internet and beyond. While gaining market valuations of billions of dollars and generating much popular press in doing so, little has been academically published on the Computer…
Descriptors: Monetary Systems, Information Technology, Information Systems, Internet
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Soares, Andrey – Information Systems Education Journal, 2014
App Inventor has been used successfully to teach introduction to programming course for CS/IS/IT and Non-CS majors. Now, researchers are looking on how to include the tool in the curriculum of more advanced computing courses. This paper presents some Issues, Challenges and Opportunities observed while teaching courses on Mobile Application…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Programming, Computer Science Education, Information Systems
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Lawler, James; Joseph, Anthony – Information Systems Education Journal, 2012
Education in entrepreneurship continues to be a developing area of curricula for computer science and information systems students. Entrepreneurship is enabled frequently by cloud computing methods that furnish benefits to especially medium and small-sized firms. Expanding upon an earlier foundation paper, the authors of this paper present an…
Descriptors: Internet, Computer Software, Computers, Users (Information)
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Kraft, Theresa A.; Carlisle, Judith – Information Systems Education Journal, 2011
The expanded use of teaching case based analysis based on current events and news stories relating to computer ethics improves student engagement, encourages creativity and fosters an active learning environment. Professional ethics standards, accreditation standards for computer curriculum, ethics theories, resources for ethics on the internet,…
Descriptors: Ethics, Standards, Computer Use, Undergraduate Students
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Shannon, Li-Jen; Schneider, Solomon; Bennett, Judith F. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2010
This study examined the status of critical thinking (CT) and reasoning skills in information communication and technology (ICT) for 190 college students in a higher education system. It analyzed how the students performed in CT, reasoning, and internet copyright and ethical issues. A CT assessment was designed to analyze the CT and reasoning…
Descriptors: College Students, Information Technology, Critical Thinking, Abstract Reasoning
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Frydenberg, Mark; Press, Larry – Information Systems Education Journal, 2010
Computer literacy has evolved from writing simple BASIC programs to using desktop productivity applications. The shift from mainframe to personal computer brought about the need to rethink computer literacy courses to introduce basic skills and familiarity using desktop productivity applications. While these skills remain important, the recent…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Web 2.0 Technologies, Information Technology, Computer Science Education
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Davis, Gary Alan; Kovacs, Paul J.; Scarpino, John; Turchek, John C. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2010
The emergence of increasingly sophisticated communication technologies and the media-rich extensions of the World Wide Web have prompted universities to use alternatives to the traditional classroom teaching and learning methods. This demand for alternative delivery methods has led to the development of a wide range of eLearning techniques.…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Information Technology, Information Systems, Internet
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Peslak, Alan R. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2010
One of the most important topics for today's information technology professional is the study of legal and regulatory issues as they relate to privacy and security of personal and business data and identification. This manuscript describes the topics and approach taken by the instructors that focuses on independent research of source documents and…
Descriptors: Privacy, Information Security, Computer Security, Electronic Publishing