Table of Contents for IISIT Volume 19, 2022
IISIT, Informing Science, information technology
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Aim/Purpose: This research study explores the challenges, successes, and supports de-sired in implementing virtual learning following a survey of faculty for their experiences and interests. Faculty in higher education need quick, practical tools and strategies to enhance teaching and learning in a virtual classroom. Background The sudden and ongoing COVID-19 pandemic had created an urgency to tr ...
virtual teaching and learning, flexibility, mindsets
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Aim/Purpose: The authors provide different technology applications useful in online instruction in addition to providing effective strategies for use in a virtual environment. Background: Last year, educators were forced to move their instruction online almost overnight. Many were not prepared to teach effectively in a virtual environment. Contribution: This paper serves as a resource to ed ...
online instruction, technology applications, strategies
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An Empirical Examination of the Effects of CTO Leadership on the Alignment of the Governance of Big Data and Information Security Risk Management Effectiveness
Aim/Purpose: Board of Directors seek to use their big data as a competitive advantage. Still, scholars note the complexities of corporate governance in practice related to information security risk management (ISRM) effectiveness. Background: While the interest in ISRM and its relationship to organizational success has grown, the scholarly literature is unclear about the effects of Chief Techno ...
big data, CTO leadership styles, information security risk management effectiveness, and digital transformation
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Machine Learning-based Flu Forecasting Study Using the Official Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Twitter Data
Aim/Purpose: In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tracks the disease activity using data collected from medical practice's on a weekly basis. Collection of data by CDC from medical practices on a weekly basis leads to a lag time of approximately 2 weeks before any viable action can be planned. The 2-week delay problem was addressed in the study by creating mac ...
CDC, correlation, flu trends, machine learning, regression analysis
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Aim/Purpose: To build the skills of innovation, we must first establish a framework for the belief system that surrounds effective innovation practice. In building any belief system, sometimes outdated beliefs need to be replaced with better, more carefully researched ideas. One such belief, discovered in our research and elsewhere, is that creativity is innate and that great ideas arise through ...
creativity, ideation, innovation, mindset, professional development, problem solving, training
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Aim/Purpose: The aim of this study is to explore the role of service-learning in Information Systems (IS) education. Background: While the use of modern technologies presents many operational benefits, such as the lowering of the costs, it may also aggravate social-economic is-sues. IS professionals should account for these issues as well as exhibit the skills demanded by modern-day employers. ...
information systems, service-learning, education, reflection, critical thinking, social awareness, teamwork, community
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Aim/Purpose: The COVID-19 pandemic demanded an immediate and massive adaptation of higher education to distance learning. Teachers had to transform from face-to-face to distance teaching, with insufficient pedagogical and technological knowledge and resources. This study aims to capture higher education faculty experiences in the very early stages of the crisis-prompted transition into synchronous ...
Distance learning, Online learning, COVID-19, e-learning, Faculty, Higher education
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Aim/Purpose: This study examined learning during the COVID-19 crisis, as perceived by preservice teachers at the time of their academic studies and their student teaching experience. Background: The COVID-19 crisis is unexpected. On one hand, it disrupted learning in all learning frameworks, on the other, it may create a change in learning characteristics even after the end of the crisis. This ...
distance learning, digital environment, social emotional learning – SEL, digital literacy, e-readiness, m-learning, teacher presence, social presence, Zoom fatigue, COVID-19
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Findings From an Examination of a Class Purposed to Teach the Scientific Method Applied to the Business Discipline
Aim/Purpose: This brief paper will provide preliminary insight into an institutions effort to help students understand the application of the scientific method as it applies to the business discipline through the creation of a dedicated, required course added to the curriculum of a mid-Atlantic minority-serving institution. In or-der to determine whether the under-consideration course satisfies de ...
first generation college students, transdisciplinary education, scientific method in the business discipline, scientific reasoning in management education, scientific literacy, management education, business education, rubric, student learning outcomes, assessment of student learning, HBCU
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Online Teaching With M-Learning Tools in the Midst of Covid-19: A Reflection Through Action Research
Aim/Purpose: In the midst of COVID-19, classes are transitioned online. Instructors and students scramble for ways to adapt to this change. This paper shares an experience of one instructor in how he has gone through the adaptation. Background: This section provides a contextual background of online teaching. The instructor made use of M-learning to support his online teaching and adopted th ...
COVID-19 transition, online teaching, UTAUT, web app, participant-observer, action research
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