Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE)

Volume 20 - Table of Contents

Volume 20 Number 1, Spring 2009

5 Teaching Tip: Using Word Scrambles as an Information Systems Creativity Warm-Up Exercise
Steven M. Dunphy, Indiana University Northwest
Constance C. Milbourne, Indiana University Northwest

13 Teaching Tip: Usability: A Teaching and School Service Project
Johnny Snyder, Mesa State College

17 Teaching Case: Enhancing Knowledge Integration: An Information System Capstone Project
David M. Steiger, University of Maine

25 Teaching Case: A Network Implementation Class Exercise: BusinessQuest Business Incubator, LLC
Priscilla A. Arling, Butler University

29 Business Faculty and Undergraduate Students' Perceptions of Online Learning: A Comparitive Study
John R. Tanner, University of Louisiana - Lafayette
Thomas C. Noser, Western Kentucky University
Michael W. Totaro, University of Louisiana - Lafayette

41 Using Google AdWords in the MBA MIS Course
Mark A. Rosso, North Carolina Central Univeristy
Marilyn K. McClelland, North Carolina Central University
Bernard J. Jansen, Pennsylvania State University
Sundar W. Fleming, North Carolina State University

51 Moral Problems Perceived by Industry in Collaboration with a Student Group: Balancing between Beneficial Objectives and Upholding Relations
Tero Vartiainen, Turku School of Economics

67 Building Real World Domain-Specific Social Network Websites as a Capstone Project
Kwok-Bun Yue, University of Houston - Clear Lake
Dilhar De Silva, AtLink Communications
Dan Kim, University of Houston - Clear Lake
Mirac Aktepe, University of Houston - Clear Lake
Stewart Nagle, University of Houston - Clear Lake
Chris Boerger, University of Houston - Clear Lake
Anubha Jain, University of Houston - Clear Lake
Sunny Verma, University of Houston - Clear Lake

77 Designing IS Curricula for Practical Relevance: Applying Baseball's "Moneyball" Theory
Nandra C. Surendra, West Virginia University
James W. Denton, West Virginia University

87 The Effects of Flow on Learning Outcomes in an Online Information Management Course
Don Rossin, University of Michigan - Dearborn
Young K. Ro, University of Michigan - Dearborn
Barbara D. Klein, University of Michigan - Dearborn
Yi M. Guo, University of Michigan - Dearborn

99 Synthesizing Huber's Problem Solving and Kolb's Learning Cycle: A Balanced Approach to Technical Problem Solving
Arnold Kamis, Suffolk University
Beverly K. Kahn, Suffolk University

Volume 20 Number 2, Summer 2009
Special Issue on the Impacts of Web 2.0 and Virtual World Technologies on IS Education

123 Teaching Tip: Microsoft or Google Web 2.0 Tools for Course Management
Thomas Rienzo, Western Michigan University
Bernard Han, Western Michigan University

129 Teaching Tip: Tweeting the Night Away: Using Twitter to Enhance Social Presence
Joanna C. Dunlap, University of Colorado - Denver
Patrick R. Lowenthal, University of Colorado - Denver

137 Web 2.0 and Virtual World Technologies: A Growing Impact on IS Education
Albert L. Harris, Appalachian State University
Alan Rea, Western Michigan University

145 Using Web Technology to Teach Students about their Digital World
Lynn M. Braender, The College of New Jersey
Craig M. Kapp, The College of New Jersey
Jeddel Yeras, The College of New Jersey

155 Using Web 2.0 Technologies to Meet Quality Matters (QM) Requirements
Lissa Pollacia, Northwestern State University
Terrie McCallister, Northwestern State University

165 Using Web 2.0 to Support Active Learning Experiences
Jo Williams, University of Southern Maine
Susan J. Chinn, University of Southern Maine

175 Does it Really Matter? Using Virtual Office Hours to Enhance Student-Faculty Interaction
Lei Li, Columbus State University
Jennifer P. Pitts, Columbus State University

187 Investigating Pedagogical Value of Wiki Technology
Sunil Hazari, University of West Georgia
Alexa North, University of West Georgia
Deborah Moreland, North Metro Technical College

199 Selecting a Virtual World Platform for Learning
Russell W. Robbins, University of Pittsburgh
Brian S. Butler, University of Pittsburgh

211 Virtual Worlds as a Context Suited for Information Systems Education: Discussion of Pedagogical Experience and Curriculum Design with Reference to Second Life
Carl Dreher, Curtin Business School
Torsten Reiners, University of Hamburg
Naomi Dreher, Curtin Business School
Heinz Dreher, Curtin Business School

225 Intentions to use Virtual Worlds for Education
Jia Shen, Rider University
Lauren B. Eder, Rider University

235 Extending the Classroom through Second Life
Yuanqiong Wang, Towson University
James Braman, Towson University

249 Action Learning with Second Life: A Pilot Study
Christian Wagner, City University of Hong Kong
Rachael K. F. Ip, City University of Hong Kong

Volume 20 Number 3, Fall 2009

269 Teaching Tip: An Approach to Reducing Cognitive Load in the Teaching of Introductory Database Concepts
John M. Bunch, The SAJES Group, Inc.

277 Teaching Tip: An Inexpensive Device for Teaching Public Key Encryption
Norman Pendegraft, University of Idaho

281 Teaching Case: Migrating Legacy Systems in the Global Merger & Acquisition Environment
Pairin Katerattanakul, Western Michigan University
Hwee-Joo Kam, North Central Michigan University
James J. Lee, Seattle University
Soongoo Hong, Dong-A University

289 An Exploratory Review of Design Principles in Constructivist Gaming Learning Environments
Roberto A. Muñoz Rosario, New Jersey Institute of Technology
George R. Widmeyer, New Jersey Institute of Technology

301 Improving the Communication Skills of IS Developers during Requirements Elicitation using Experiential Learning
Mustafa H. Qurban, King Fahd Military Medical Complex
Richmond D. Austria, King Fahd Military Medical Complex

313 Desirable ICT Graduate Attributes: Theory vs. Practice
J. Debuse, University of the Sunshine Coast
M. Lawley, University of the Sunshine Coast

325 Interdisciplinary Student Teams Projects: A Case Study
S. E. Kruck, James Madison University
Faye P. Teer, James Madison University

331 The Importance of Synchronous Interaction for Student Satisfaction with Course Web Sites
Qidong Cao, Winthrop University
Thomas E. Griffin, Nova Southeastern University
Xue Bai, Virginia State University

339 Virtualization Technologies in Information Systems Education
Dale L. Lunsford, University of Southern Mississippi

349 Knowledge and Skill Requirements for Entry-Level Information Technology Workers: A Comparison of Industry and Academia
Cheryl L. Aasheim, Georgia Southern University
Lixin Li, Georgia Southern University
Susan Williams, Georgia Southern University

357 MIS versus Computer Science: An Empirical Comparison of the Influences on the Students' Choice of Major
James. P. Downey, University of Central Arkansas
Ronnie McGaughey, University of Central Arkansas
David Roach, Arkansas Tech University

369 Practicing Learner-Centered Teaching: Pedagogical Design and Assessment of a Second Life Project
Shu Z. Schiller, Wright State University

Volume 20 Number 4, Winter 2009

393 Teaching Tip: CFC (Comment-First-Coding): A Simple yet Effective Method for Teaching Programming to Information Systems Students
Arijit Sengupta, Wright State University

401 Teaching Case: Enabling Business Processed thorugh Information Management and IT Systems: The FastFit and Winter Gear Distributors Case Studies
Richard M. Kesner, Northeastern University
Bruce Russell, Northeastern University

407 Filling the Pipeline for IS Professionals: What can IS Faculty Do?
William Kuechler, University of Nevada - Reno
Alexander McLeod, University of Nevada - Reno
Mark G. Simkin, University of Nevada - Reno

419 Assessing Students' Learning in MIS using Concept Mapping
Andreas Gregoriades, European University Cyprus
Maria Pampaka, University of Manchester
Harris Michail, University of Patras

431 Interpreting Beyond Syntactics: A Semiotic Learning Model of Computer Programming Languages
Jeffrey May, James Madison University
Gurpreet Dhillon, Virginia Commonwealth University

439 Partnering with the Majors: A Process Approach to Increasing IS Enrollment
Hope Koch, Baylor University
Timothy Kayworth, Baylor University

451 The IS Core: An Integration of the Core IS Courses
Conan C. Albrecht, Brigham Young University
Marshall Romney, Brigham Young University
Paul B. Lowry, Brigham Young University
Greg Moody, University of Pittsburgh

469 A Comparison of Information Systems Programs at AACSB and ACBSP Schools in Relation to IS 2002 Model Curricula
J. David Lifer, Ashland University
Kristine Parsons, Ashland University
Robert E. Miller, Central Michigan University

477 The Impact of a Computer Proficiency Exam on Business Students' Admission to and Performance in a Higher-Level IT Course
Patrick J. Rondeau, Butler University
Xiaolin Li, Towson University