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Journal of Information Technology Education: Research

Jan 01, 2012 Volume 11, Number 1

Editors

Lynn Jeffrey; Christopher Cheong

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 20

  1. Do ICT Competences Support Educational Attainment at University?

    Kurt De Wit, University of Leuven, Belgium; Dirk Heerwegh, Sint-Lambrechts-Woluwe, Belgium; Jef C. Verhoeven, University of Leuven, Belgium

    Taking into account that universities assume students will have at least some basic knowledge of the use of computers and the Internet, we hypothesize that the command of ICT skills by freshmen... More

    pp. 1-25

  2. The Live Teaching Case: A New IS Method and its Application

    Ann-Frances Cameron, Marie-Claude Trudel, Ryad Titah & Pierre-Majorique Léger, HEC Montréal, Canada

    When teaching Information Systems (IS), one of the crucial objectives is to make students understand the practical aspects of the integration of IS in organizations. Over the last decades, several ... More

    pp. 27-42

  3. Towards an Understanding of the Business Process Analyst: An Analysis of Competencies

    Thembela Sonteya & Lisa F Seymour, University of Cape Town, South Africa

    The increase in adoption of business process management (BPM) and service oriented architecture (SOA) has created a high demand for qualified professionals with a plethora of skills. However,... More

    pp. 43-63

  4. Cooperative Learning and Soft Skills Training in an IT Course

    Aimao Zhang, Georgia Southern University, United States

    Pedagogy of higher education is shifting from passive to active and deep learning. At the same time, the information technology (IT) industry and the Accreditation Board for Engineering and... More

    pp. 65-79

  5. Collaborative Learning in Online Study Groups: An Evolutionary Game Theory Perspective

    Raymond Chiong, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia; Jelena Jovanovic, University of Belgrade, Australia

    Educational benefits of online collaborative group work have been confirmed in numerous research studies. Most frequently cited advantages include the development of skills of critical thinking and... More

    pp. 81-101

  6. A Tanzanian Perspective of the Technical Aspects of IT Service Management Education

    Jyri Kemppainen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland; Matti Tedre, Stockholm University, Sweden; Erkki Sutinen, University of Eastern Finland, Finland

    Information technology (IT) professionals face markedly different kinds of challenges in developing countries from the ones in developed countries. Based on the research literature and our fourteen... More

    pp. 103-124

  7. Student Interaction with Online Course Content: Build It and They Might Come

    Meg Coffin Murray, Jorge Pérez, Debra Geist & Alison Hedrick, Kennesaw State University, United States

    Online learning continues to expand at educational institutions around the globe. Educators must better understand how interaction with online course content impacts student engagement and learning... More

    pp. 125-140

  8. Computer Self-Efficacy, Anxiety, and Learning in Online Versus Face to Face Medium

    Richard Hauser, Ravi Paul & John Bradley, East Carolina University, United States

    The purpose of this research is to examine the relationships between changes to computer selfefficacy (CSE) and computer anxiety and the impact on performance on computer-related tasks in both... More

    pp. 141-154

  9. Peer Assessment of Soft Skills and Hard Skills

    Aimao Zhang, Georgia Southern University, United States

    Both the information technology (IT) industry and the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) demand soft-skill training in higher education and require IT graduates to... More

    pp. 155-168

  10. A Standardized Rubric for Evaluating Webquest Design: Reliability Analysis of ZUNAL Webquest Design Rubric

    Zafer Unal, USF St. Petersburg, United States; Yasar Bodur, Georgia Southern University, United States; Asli Unal, Usak Unversity, Turkey

    Current literature provides many examples of rubrics that are used to evaluate the quality of webquest designs. However, reliability of these rubrics has not yet been researched. This is the first ... More

    pp. 169-183

  11. Evaluating Student Satisfaction with Blended Learning in a Gender-Segregated Environment

    Mahmoud Abou Naaj, Mirna Nachouki & Ahmed Ankit, Ajman University of Science & Technology, United Arab Emirates

    Blended learning combines multiple delivery media that are designed to complement each other and promote learning and application-learned behavior (Smith & Dillon, 1999). This article reports on a ... More

    pp. 185-200

  12. E-learning Environments in Academy: Technology, Pedagogy and Thinking Dispositions

    Dan Bouhnik & Golan Carmi, Jerusalem College of Technology, Israel

    Around two decades have passed since higher education institutions began incorporating the internet as an alternative studying environment, together with frontal class teaching and learning. This... More

    pp. 201-219

  13. Computer Attitude of Teaching Faculty: Implications for Technology-Based Performance in Higher Education

    Josephine A. Larbi-Apau & James L. Moseley, Wayne State University, United States

    This study examined the validity of Selwyn’s computer attitude scale (CAS) and its implication for technology-based performance of randomly sampled (n=167) multidiscipline teaching faculty in... More

    pp. 221-233

  14. Impacting Student Perceptions about Careers in Information Systems

    Kent A. Walstrom & Thomas P. Schambach, Illinois State University, United States

    A shortage of graduates prepared to fill the available jobs in Information Systems remains. Previous studies have verified the shortage and attempted to explain why students do not major in... More

    pp. 235-248

  15. Exploring the Efficacy of Student Response System in a Sub-Saharan African Country: A Sociocultural Perspective

    Alaba Olaoluwakotansibe Agbatogun, The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    The student response system (SRS) is marketed as a reliable tool for improving students’ academic attainment. However, findings to the question of whether or not the SRS does improve the learning... More

    pp. 249-267

  16. Does Math Achievement h’APP’en when iPads and Game-Based Learning are Incorporated into Fifth-Grade Mathematics Instruction?

    Jennie M. Carr, Bridgewater College, United States

    After 10 years of No Child Left Behind standards-focused education, mathematics scores have improved only marginally for elementary-aged students. Students who developed a solid conceptual... More

    pp. 269-286

  17. Does Math Achievement h’APP’en when iPads and Game-Based Learning are Incorporated into Fifth-Grade Mathematics Instruction?

    Jennie Carr

    pp. 269-286

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  18. Developing Digital Literacy through Collaborative Inquiry Learning in the Web 2.0 Environment – An Exploration of Implementing Strategy

    Jacky Pow, Hong Kong Baptist University, China; Jun FU, South China Normal University, China

    This study explores a strategy for Web-based collaborative inquiry learning (WCIL) for the purpose of developing students’ digital literacy (DL). In view of the problems and difficulties identified... More

    pp. 287-299

  19. Developing Digital Literacy through Collaborative Inquiry Learning in the Web 2.0 Environment – An Exploration of Implementing Strategy

    Jacky Pow & Jun FU

    pp. 287-299

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  20. Determinants of Intention to Use eLearning Based on the Technology Acceptance Model

    Alfie Chacko Punnoose, Assumption University, Thailand

    The purpose of this study was to find some of the predominant factors that determine the intention of students to use eLearning in the future. Since eLearning is not just a technology acceptance... More

    pp. 301-337