Curent Issues In It Education

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Interdisciplinary scholars contribute ideas for teaching and learning information technology (IT) in this text for those involved in planning, designing, and teaching IT-related courses. The book provides a resource for all educators who use IT in the classroom. McGill (information technology, Murdoch U., Australia) edits 33 chapter topics including the making way for Java in an IT masters program, design of an Internet surfing class for the elderly as an exercise for IT graduate students, and designing e-business courses for industry. Annotation ©2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931777537
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • Publication date: 7/1/2002
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 466
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Ch. I Belief, Inquiry, Argument and Reflection as Significant Issues in Learning about Information Systems Development Methodologies 1
Ch. II Making the Case for Case-Based Learning in Computer Information Systems 11
Ch. III Introducing Information Systems Students to Research with a Structured Group Project 26
Ch. IV Making Way for Java in an Information Technology Masters Program 34
Ch. V Analysis of Learner Performance on a Tutoring System for Java 46
Ch. VI Supporting Creativity in Software Development: An Application in IT Education 77
Ch. VII Training in Remote Database Server Administration 88
Ch. VIII Conceiving Architectural Aspects for Quality Software Education through the Constructivist Perspective 98
Ch. IX The TCP/IP Game 117
Ch. X Framing Leadership Issues for System Developers 125
Ch. XI S3: Senior SurfSchool - A Special Graduate Information Systems Course 133
Ch. XIII How Do IT Students Stay Up to Date with Employers' Skill Requirements? 144
Ch. XIII Education for a Technology-Based Profession: Softening the Information Systems Curriculum 153
Ch. XIV Tracking Through Information Technology Education 173
Ch. XV Designing e-Business and e-Commerce Course to Meet Industry Needs 185
Ch. XVI Adding Reality to Team Projects: E-Business Consulting for Small Business Entities 198
Ch. XVII Metacognition in Information Systems Education 213
Ch. XVIII Required Software Proficiency in General Education and Business Courses 223
Ch. XIX Technology Literacy Issues for Freshmen Education Majors in a Leading Teacher Program 228
Ch. XX Assessing Computer Literacy: A Comparison of Self-Assessment and Actual Skills 238
Ch. XXI Using Modulization Approach to Design Instructional Systems for Computer Literacy Courses 255
Ch. XXII Information Technologies in Educational Organizations: An Innovative Collaborative Course Development, Delivery and Evaluation 268
Ch. XXIII Developing Graduate Qualities 286
Ch. XXIV Real Live Cases in Training Management of Information Resources During the Transition to Market Economy 297
Ch. XXV Business Students as End-User Developers: Simulating "Real Life" Situations through Case Study Approach 304
Ch. XXVI E-Business Education for Everyone: Developing and Implementing Breakthrough Strategies (Or How Can IT Practicioners and Educators Make Computer Morons Surf and Steer on E-Business Space) 313
Ch. XXVII Information Management in Public Sector Agencies: A Context-Sensitive Conceptual Framework of CIO Competence 323
Ch. XXVIII Empirical Study of Students' Perceptions of Online Courses 357
Ch. XXIX Community Informatics - Enabling Emancipatory Learning 367
Ch. XXX An Examination of ICT Planning Maturity in Schools: A Stage Theory Perspective 376
Ch. XXXI On-Line Case Discussion: A Methodology 396
Ch. XXXII A Comparison Between the Use of IT in Business and Education: Applications of the Internet to Tertiary Education 404
Ch. XXXIII Virtual Government: Online-Services within the Public Sector 416
About the Authors 432
Index 443
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