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Title Information systems and technology education [electronic resource] : from the university to the workplace / Glenn R. Lowry, Rodney L. Turner [editors].

Published Hershey, Pa. : IGI Global (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, Pennsylvania, 17033, USA), c2007.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description electronic texts (xvii, 424 p. : ill.) : digital files.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 379-413) and index.
Contents 1. A dynamic structural model of education and skills requirements for careers in information systems : perspectives across gender and time / Glenn R. Lowry, Rodney L. Turner, and Julie Fisher -- 2. Leveraging diversity in information systems and technology education in the global workplace / Eileen M. Trauth, Haiyan Huang, Jeria L. Quesenberry, and Allison J. Morgan -- 3. Critique : information systems academics' core competency? / Mike Metcalfe -- 4. Enterprise systems software in the business curriculum : aligning curriculum with industry requirements / Ravi Seethamraju -- 5. Globalising software development in the local classroom / Ita Richardson, Sarah Moore, Alan Malone, Valentine Casey, and Dolores Zage -- 6. Creating an entrepreneurial mindset : getting the process right for information and communication technology students / Briga Hynes and Ita Richardson -- 7. Curriculum change and alignment with industry : the student perspective / Krassie Petrova and Gwyn Claxton -- 8. Aligning learning with industry requirements / Jocelyn Armarego -- 9. Relevance of computing programmes to industry needs in Jordan's higher education institutes / Ala M. Abu-Samaha -- 10. Professionalism and ethics : is education the bridge? / Zeenath Reza Khan,Ghassan al-Qaimari, and Stephen D. Samuel -- 11. Experiential group learning for developing competencies in usability practice / Phil Carter -- 12. Industry-academic partnerships in information systems education / Mark Conway --
13. Industry-university collaborations in research for information systems : an exploratory study of a management model / Tom O'Kane -- 14. Ethics for the graduating class : issues, needs, and approaches / Theresa M. Vitolo and Barry J. Brinkman -- 15. Tomorrow's workforce today : what is required by information systems graduates to work in a collaborative information systems workplace? / Kathy Lynch & Julie Fisher -- 16. COCA : concept-oriented course architecture towards a methodology for designing and teaching information system courses / Youcef Baghdadi -- 17. Enhancing the employability of ICT students with hybrid skills : insights from a UK survey with small business managers / Yanquing Duan, Daoliang Li, and Yongmei Bentley -- 18. Teaching business intelligence in higher education / Paul Hawking and Robert Jovanovic.
Restrictions Restricted to subscribers or individual electronic text purchasers.
Summary "This book presents a multifaceted, global view of the human dynamics of education, supply, demand, and career development in the information systems and technology industry. It provides a tool to meet the challenges of providing improved education and employing an optimal supply of information systems and technology graduates in the decades to come"--Provided by publisher.
Other formats Also available in print.
System notes Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Other author Lowry, Glenn R.
Turner, Rodney L.
IGI Global.
Subject Information technology -- Vocational guidance.
Information technology -- Educational aspects.
Aligning learning with industry requirements
Business intelligence in higher education
COCA : concept-oriented course architecture
Curriculum change
Developing competencies in usability practice
Enhancing the employability of ICT students
Enterprise systems software
Entrepreneurial mindset
Experiential group learning
Globalizing software development
Industry-university collaborations
Information systems education
Perspectives across gender and time
Professionalism and ethics
Skills requirements for careers in IS
ISBN 9781599041162 (PDF)
9781599041148 (hardcover)
1599041146 (hardcover)
9781616927554 (softcover)
Standard Number 10.4018/978-1-59904-114-8