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Gezgin, Deniz Mertkan – International Journal of Distance Education Technologies, 2019
This article investigates the effect of mobile learning support on students' academic success on a database management systems (DBMS) course. The research was carried out with 36 students attending a state university in Turkey. In this study, a mixed method was used, which includes both quantitative and qualitative data collection techniques. For…
Descriptors: Management Systems, Databases, Academic Achievement, Pretests Posttests
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Marangos, John – Education Economics, 2012
This paper uses a relatively large dataset of the stated academic major preferences of economics majors at a relatively large, not highly selective, public university in the USA to identify the "discouraged-business-majors" (DBMs). The DBM hypothesis addresses the phenomenon where students who are screened out of the business curriculum often…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Grade Point Average, Microeconomics, Calculus
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Asarta, Carlos J.; Butters, Roger B. – Journal of Economic Education, 2012
The term "Discouraged-Business-Major" (DBM) describes students who become discouraged with the rigorous standards of colleges of business and migrate to colleges of arts and sciences to complete a degree in economics under relaxed requirements (Salemi and Eubanks 1996). Following Salemi and Eubanks, the present authors examine a decade…
Descriptors: Economics Education, Undergraduate Students, Student Characteristics, Ability
King, Ronald S.; Rainwater, Stephen B. – 2002
This paper describes a methodology for use in teaching an introductory Database Management System (DBMS) course. Students master basic database concepts through the use of a multiple component project implemented in both relational and associative data models. The associative data model is a new approach for designing multi-user, Web-enabled…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Computer System Design, Database Design, Database Management Systems
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Lazarony, Paul J.; Driscoll, Donna A. – American Journal of Business Education, 2011
Researchers are often distressed to discover that the data they wanted to use in their landmark study is not configured in a way that is usable by a Statistical Analysis Software Package (SASP). For example, the data needed may come from two or more sources and it may not be clear to the researcher how to get them combined into one analyzable…
Descriptors: Data Processing, Statistical Analysis, Database Management Systems, Experiential Learning
Braniff, Tom – CAUSE/EFFECT, 1979
The use of a data base management system (DBMS) as opposed to traditional data processing is discussed. The generalized file concept is viewed as an entry level step to the DBMS. The transition process from one system to the other is detailed. (SF)
Descriptors: Change Strategies, Computer Science, Computers, Data Processing
Vogel, J. Thomas; Burns, Lynn W. – Online, 1984
Describes serials management at Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science library via a microcomputer, a file manager called PFS, and a relational database management system called dBase II. Check-in procedures, programing with dBase II, "static" and "active" databases, and claim procedures are discussed. Check-in forms are…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Databases
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Teer, Harold B.; Teer, Faye P.; Kruck, S. E. – Journal of Marketing Education, 2007
This article presents findings of an empirical investigation of the database marketing (DBM) course in business schools within the United States accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Results indicated that from 2001 to 2005 there was a 52.5% increase in the percentage of business schools offering an undergraduate…
Descriptors: Marketing, Databases, Course Content, Case Studies
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Jakab, Imrich; Ševcík, Michal; Grežo, Henrich – Electronic Journal of e-Learning, 2017
The methods of geospatial data processing are being continually innovated, and universities that are focused on educating experts in Environmental Science should reflect this reality with an elaborate and purpose-built modernization of the education process, education content, as well as learning conditions. Geographic Information Systems (GIS)…
Descriptors: Models, Higher Education, Geographic Information Systems, Environmental Education
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Tsai, Chia-Wen; Shen, Pei-Di; Tsai, Meng-Chuan – Behaviour & Information Technology, 2011
The vocational schools in Taiwan regard professional certifications as a badge of skills achievement. The teaching in this context usually focuses on how to help students enhance their professional skills and pass the certificate examinations, particularly for computing courses. However, due to national education policy, pure online courses are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Education, Database Management Systems, Instructional Design
Rosenfeld, Pilar N. – 1985
This investigation of the use of database management systems (DBMS) in a research environment used the Rand Corporation as a case study. After a general introduction in section 1, eight sections present the major components of the study. Section 2 contains an overview of DBMS terminology and concepts, followed in section 3 by a general dsecription…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Case Studies, Computer Software, Data Collection
Wolfram, Dietmar – Microcomputers for Information Management, 1992
Outlines the file structure requirements for a microcomputer-based information retrieval system using FoxPro, a relational database management system (DBMS). Issues relating to the design and implementation of such systems are discussed, and two possible designs are examined in terms of space economy and practicality of implementation. (15…
Descriptors: Bibliographic Databases, Computer System Design, Database Management Systems, Information Retrieval
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Peterson, Randolph L.; Roessler, Richard T. – Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, 1997
Describes the development and components of a referral database management system developed by the Arkansas Transition Project. The system enables individualized-education-plan team members to refer students with disabilities directly to adult agencies and to receive a monitoring report describing the agency response to the referral. The system is…
Descriptors: Adults, Agency Cooperation, Community Information Services, Coordination
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Neill, Charlotte; And Others – Library Software Review, 1985
Describes management decisions and resultant technology-based system that allowed a medical library to meet increasing workloads without accompanying increases in resources available. Discussion covers system analysis; capabilities of book-order management system, "BOOKDIRT;" software and training; hardware; data files; data entry;…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Databases
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Cvetanovic, M.; Radivojevic, Z.; Blagojevic, V.; Bojovic, M. – IEEE Transactions on Education, 2011
This paper presents a Web-based educational system, ADVICE, that helps students to bridge the gap between database management system (DBMS) theory and practice. The usage of ADVICE is presented through a set of laboratory exercises developed to teach students conceptual and logical modeling, SQL, formal query languages, and normalization. While…
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Engineering, Database Management Systems, Theory Practice Relationship
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