Reflections on a Course in Emerging Information Technologies

J. Frederick Sencindiver, William Money
InSITE 2002  •  Volume 2  •  2002
The purpose of this paper is to serve as a departure point for a discussion on the design of a course in Advanced Information Technologies, with a special emphasis upon providing students with the tools to identify new, emerging technologies. The paper also shares the experience of offering such a course to graduate students in Information Systems during the Spring of 1999, the Spring of 2001, and the Spring of 2002. The course was designed to engage the students in participatory learning exercises in order to give them experience differentiating emerging from simply new information technologies, using principles described early in the course.
Emerging Technology, Adult Education, CIO, Certification, participatory learning
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