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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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Lang, Guido – Information Systems Education Journal, 2017
This paper introduces agile learning, a novel pedagogical approach that applies the processes and principles of agile software development to the context of learning. Agile learning is characterized by short project cycles, called sprints, in which a usable deliverable is fully planned, designed, built, tested, reviewed, and launched. An…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Computer Software, Student Projects, Undergraduate Students
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Ellis, William F.; McAleer, Brenda; Szakas, Joseph S. – Information Systems Education Journal, 2015
The Internet's effect on society is growing exponentially. One only has to look at the growth of e-commerce, social media, wireless data access, and mobile devices to see how communication is changing. The need and desire for the Internet, especially in such disciplines as Computer Science or Computer Information Systems, pose a unique risk for…
Descriptors: Internet, Addictive Behavior, Risk, Educational Environment
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Charlebois, Conner; Hentschel, Nicholas; Frydenberg, Mark – Information Systems Education Journal, 2014
The Computer Information Systems Learning and Technology Sandbox (CIS Sandbox) opened as a collaborative learning lab during the fall 2011 semester at a New England business university. The facility employs 24 student workers, who, in addition to providing core tutoring services, are encouraged to explore new technologies and take on special…
Descriptors: Entrepreneurship, Business Schools, Information Systems, Information Science Education
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Lang, Guido; Ceccucci, Wendy – Information Systems Education Journal, 2014
The Google Online Marketing Challenge is a global student competition in which teams are given $250 to develop and run an online advertising campaign for a business or non-profit organization over a three-week period. Despite the fact that 50,000 students have competed in the Challenge since its inception in 2008, relatively little is known about…
Descriptors: Marketing, Internet, Information Systems, Experiential Learning
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Lawler, James P.; Molluzzo, John C.; Doshi, Vijal – Information Systems Education Journal, 2012
Social networking on the Internet continues to be a frequent avenue of communication, especially among Net Generation consumers, giving benefits both personal and professional. The benefits may be eventually hindered by issues in information gathering and sharing on social networking sites. This study evaluates the perceptions of students taking a…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Privacy, Information Security, Student Attitudes
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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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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