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Journal of Information Technology Education

2010 Volume 9, Number

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Number of articles: 11

  1. Academic Library Services in Virtual Worlds: An Examination of the Potential for Library Services in Immersive Environments

    Jenna Ryan, Marjorie Porter & Rebecca Miller

    Current literature on libraries is abundant with articles about the uses and the potential of new interactive communication technology, including Web 2.0 tools. Recently, the advent and use of... More

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  2. Straddling the Divide: Towards an Associate Degree in Information Technology

    Grace Tan

    Governments recognize that workers in the twenty-first century need to keep pace with increasingly technical employment environments in order to remain competitive in the global market. The... More

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  3. Study of the Impact of Collaboration among Teachers in a Collaborative Authoring System

    Yacine Lafifi & Ghassen Touil

    Several researchers have studied the impact of collaboration between the learners on their cognitive levels, but few studies have been carried out on the impact of collaboration between the... More

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  4. Didactics of Information Technology (IT) in a Science Degree: Conceptual Issues and Practical Application

    Iwona Miliszewska, Anne Venables & Grace Tan

    Information technology has been transforming various disciplines of life sciences and physical sciences as a tool (for "doing" science) and a technique (for conducting experiments and creating... More

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  5. Database Security: What Students Need to Know

    Meg Coffin Murray

    Database security is a growing concern evidenced by an increase in the number of reported incidents of loss of or unauthorized exposure to sensitive data. As the amount of data collected, retained ... More

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  6. Improving Outcome Assessment in Information Technology Program Accreditation

    Bryan S. Goda & Charles Reynolds

    As of March 2010, there were fourteen Information Technology programs accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, known as ABET, Inc (ABET Inc. 2009). ABET Inc. is the... More

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  7. Wearing the Assessment "BRACElet"

    Grace Tan & Anne Venables

    There exists a wealth of computing education literature devoted to interventions designed to overcome novices' difficulties in learning to write computer programs. However, various studies have... More

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  8. Assessing Students' Structured Programming Skills with Java: The "Blue, Berry, and Blueberry" Assignment

    Xihui Zhang

    Java is an object-oriented programming language. From a software engineering perspective, object-oriented design and programming is used at the architectural design, and structured design and... More

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  9. Unlocking the Barriers to Women and Minorities in Computer Science and Information Systems Studies: Results from a Multi-Methodological Study Conducted at Two Minority Serving Institutions

    Nicole Buzzetto-More, Ojiabo Ukoha & Narendra Rustagi

    The under representation of women and minorities in undergraduate computer science and information systems programs is a pervasive and persistent problem in the United States. Needed is a better... More

    pp. 115-131

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  10. Learn Street Skateboarding through 3D Simulations of Angle Rotations

    Erwin Adi, I Gde Made Krisna Aditya & Meriyana Citrawati

    Learning physical activities such as sports and games is expensive and time-consuming. A common advice is "repetition makes perfection," which implies that wrong actions must soon be noticed and... More

    pp. 217-234

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  11. A Comparison of Information and Communication Technology Application in New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) and Non-NEPAD Schools in Kenya

    Mildred A. Ayere, Florence Yukabet Odera & John Odwar Agak

    To date, less than ten percent of secondary schools in Kenya offer computer studies as a subject in the curriculum despite its perceived role in the nation's socio-economic development. The few... More

    pp. 249-267

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