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Journal of Information Technology Education: Research

Jan 01, 2003 Volume 2, Number 1

Editors

Lynn Jeffrey; Christopher Cheong

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 33

  1. In-Class Simulation Games: Assessing Student Learning

    Kenneth J. Klassen, Brock University, Canada; Keith A. Willoughby, Bucknell University, United States

    As instructors continue developing useful learning tools for their classrooms, games have become one popular alternative. This paper explains an inventory simulation game, two methods for... More

    pp. 1-13

  2. Developing a Model of First Year Student Satisfaction in a Studio-based Teaching Environment

    Angela Carbone & Judithe Sheard, Monash University, Australia

    This paper evaluates a studio-based teaching model in a core first year subject of a traditionally delivered IT degree at an Australian university. It reports on first year students’ reactions to... More

    pp. 15-28

  3. Assignment of Real-World Projects: An Economical Method of Building Applications for a University and an Effective Way to Enhance Education of the Students

    Ma Sheila A. Magboo & Vincent Peter C. Magboo, University of the Philippines Manila, Philippines

    This paper is about the strategy used by the Department of Physical Sciences and Mathematics (DPSM ) in the integration of real- world projects in the implementation of its software engineering... More

    pp. 29-40

  4. Interdisciplinary Digital Portfolio Assessment: Creating Tools for Teacher Education

    Jody S. Britten & Laurie J. Mullen, Ball State University, United States

    This article provides the processes and reflections, the influences on the process and criteria, and the resulting rubric that emerged when a university-wide committee was formed to create an... More

    pp. 41-50

  5. Networking Education for the New Economy

    Robert P. Minch & Sharon W. Tabor, Boise State University, United States

    Universities face two important challenges in educating the IT workers of tomorrow. First, aside from occasional economic downturns, the number of graduates in programs such as computer science and... More

    pp. 51-59

  6. A Model and Sample Case for Teaching the Business Value of Information Technology

    John A. Mendonca, Purdue University, United States

    Because it is a strategic resource that is complex, costly and permeates all functions of the modern organization, information technology (IT) is closely scrutinized for its contributed value,... More

    pp. 61-72

  7. Empirical Evidence Justifying the Adoption of a Model-Based Approach in the Course Web Applications Development

    Borislav Roussev, Susquehanna University, United States

    Wit h the ever- increasing role of business people in software development there is a grow ing need for business schools to offer courses in e-business and e-commerce applications development. This... More

    pp. 73-90

  8. Teaching about Information Technology in Nations: Building and Using the "Landscape of IT" Repository

    Erran Carmel, American University, United States; Joan Ellen Cheney Mann, Old Dominion University, United States

    The article describes successful learning methods for teaching about international Information Technology (IT) at two US business schools. The first case is an MBA course that, over the last eight ... More

    pp. 91-104

  9. Learners’ Perceptions toward the Web-based Distance Learning Activities/Assignments Portion of an Undergraduate Hybrid Instructional Model

    Alex Koohang, University of Wisconsin, United States; Angela Durante, Lewis University, United States

    The purpose of this study is to measure learners’ perceptions toward the Web-based distance learning activities/assignments portion of a hybrid program. These activities and assignments were... More

    pp. 105-113

  10. Distance Learning: Step by Step

    Richard D. Manning, Maxine S. Cohen & Robert L. DeMichiell, Nova Southeastern University, United States

    Distance learning is rapidly becoming pervasive in every aspect of education. From elementary school through doctoral programs, information technology enables self-paced learning with some degree... More

    pp. 115-130

  11. Elearn: Towards a Collaborative Educational Virtual Environment

    Anna Michailidou & Anastasios A. Economides, University of Macedonia, Greece

    The evolving growth in networking and telecommunication technologies leads to their enhanced usage in many and different aspects of human activity. One of the technologies that shows great interest... More

    pp. 131-152

  12. Computer Technology Awareness by Elementary School Teachers: A Case Study from Turkey

    Askin Asan, Karadeniz Technical University, Turkey

    In this study, teachers’ perspectives, their awareness level of specific technologies and the roles this technology plays in education are researched. Technical problems that inhibited the use of... More

    pp. 153-164

  13. Tackling Transition: Exposing Secondary School Students to Tertiary IT Teaching and Learning

    Judithe Sheard, Gordon Lowe, Ann Nicholson & Jason Ceddia, Monash University, Australia

    Students entering university from school often experience difficulties as they adapt to tertiary life. During this time of transition, students must adjust to new teaching and learning environments... More

    pp. 165-180

  14. Information Technology for Assessing Student Learning

    Salvatore Valenti, Universita’ Politecnica delle Marche, Italy

    pp. 181-184

  15. Assessing High-Order Skills with Partial Knowledge Evaluation: Lessons Learned from Using a Computer-based Proficiency Test of English for Academic Purposes

    Sandra Maria Aluísio, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil; Valeria Tomas de Aquino, Centro Universitário Barão de Mauá, Brazil; Rafael Pizzirani & Osvaldo Novaes de Oliveira, Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil

    English proficiency tests (EPT) are required from students enrolled in Master and PhD programs in many non-English speaking countries, as the students must demonstrate their ability to understand... More

    pp. 185-201

  16. A Novel Outcome-Based Educational Model and its Effect on Student Learning, Curriculum Development, and Assessment

    Faouzi Bouslama, Azzedine Lansari, Akram Mahmoud Al-Rawi & Abdullah A. Abonamah, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates

    In this paper, a new academic model that responds to the challenges of a modern society such as the UAE is proposed. This academic model is hybrid as it is outcome driven and also uses the... More

    pp. 203-214

  17. A Coherent and Integrated Framework Using Concept Maps for Various Educational Assessment Functions

    Evangelia Gouli, Agoritsa Gogoulou & Maria Grigoriadou, University of Athens, Greece

    Educational assessment is a process of drawing reasonable inferences about what students know on the basis of evidence derived from observation of what they say, do or make in selected situations. ... More

    pp. 215-240

  18. Interaction and Feedback in Automatically Assessed Algorithm Simulation Exercises

    Ari Korhonen, Lauri Malmi, Jussi Nikander & Petri Tenhunen, Helsinki University of Technology, Finland

    Feedback is an essential element of learning. Students need feedback on their work and their solutions to assignments both when they work manually and while they use a computer. A number of tools... More

    pp. 241-255

  19. Assessing Active Alternatives for Teaching Programming

    Sandra Poindexter, Northern Michigan University, United States

    Active learning and cooperative learning are two alternatives to the traditional lecture/lab approach to teaching software development. Evidence supporting use of these learning strategies in... More

    pp. 257-265

  20. Web-Based Educational Information System for Enhanced Learning, EISEL: Student Assessment

    Raafat George Saadé, Concordia University, Canada

    During the last decade, Information Technology (IT) has been the primary force driving the transformation of roles in the education industry. More specifically, the World Wide Web (WWW) and... More

    pp. 267-277