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Journal of Information Technology Education

2005 Volume 4, Number

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Perception versus Reality: Determining Business Students' Computer Literacy Skills and Need for Instruction in Information Concepts and Technology

    Patricia Wallace & Roy B. Clariana

    Many colleges and universities require incoming students to demonstrate a prescribed level of computer proficiency. Currently, many educational institutions offer introductory computer courses to... More

    pp. 141-151

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  2. A Framework and Implementation of User Interface and Human-Computer Interaction Instruction

    Alan Peslak

    Researchers have suggested that up to 50 % of the effort in development of information systems is devoted to user interface development (Douglas, Tremaine, Leventhal, Wills, & Manaris, 2002; Myers ... More

    pp. 189-205

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  3. High School Students Learning University Level Computer Science on the Web: A Case Study of the "DASK"-Model

    Linda Mannila

    Computer science is becoming increasingly important in our society. Meta skills, such as problem solving and logical and algorithmic thinking, are emphasized in every field, not only in the natural... More

    pp. 207-218

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  4. Individual and Organisational Factors Influencing Academics' Decisions to Pursue the Scholarship of Teaching ICT

    Julianne Lynch, Judithe Sheard, Angela Carbone & Francesca Collins

    This paper focuses on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) academics' perceptions of factors that promote and inhibit their pursuit of scholarship in their teaching work. It identifies... More

    pp. 219-236

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  5. The Insiders' Perspectives: A Focus Group Study on Gender Issues in a Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Environment

    Minh Q. Huynh, Jae-Nam Lee & Barbara A. Schuldt

    There is little doubt that the advent of collaborative technologies in recent years has brought some significant changes in the way students learn, communicate, and interact with one another. In... More

    pp. 237-255

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  6. Information Technology Student-Based Certification in Formal Education Settings: Who Benefits and What Is Needed

    Michael H. Randall & Christopher J. Zirkle

    There is a growing trend within secondary and post-secondary institutions to offer information technology (IT) certification programs as instructional vehicles to provide students with viable... More

    pp. 287-306

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  7. A Holistic Approach to Develop IS Curricula: Focusing on Accreditation and IT Certification

    Akram Al-Rawi, Azzedine Lansari & Faouzi Bouslama

    Academic institutions worldwide are constantly trying to refine or even reinvent their Information Systems (IS) curricula to address the needs of industry and government. As many IS curricula... More

    pp. 307-327

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  8. Specializing in Telecommunications: Networking Curricula of IS Programs in the United States

    Stephen Hawk

    Preparation for employment in the telecommunications area is not a major emphasis in most information system (IS) programs. The curricula of most programs include only one or two courses related to... More

    pp. 373-388

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