Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE)

Best Papers

Beginning with Volume 27, the Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE) will be awarding up to three annual awards: Best Paper, Best Paper Finalist, and Best Paper Honorable Mention.

The Best Paper award will signify the most outstanding manuscript of the published volume. The Best Paper Finalist award and the Best Paper Honorable Mention award will signify the two runners-up to the most outstanding manuscript. Every manuscript published in the volume will be eligible for these awards. Deliberation will occur in late winter and early spring with the winners announced during the spring. The author(s) of the Best Paper will receive a plaque as well as one complementary registration to the next EDSIG Conference on Information Systems & Computing Education (EDSIGCON). The author(s) of the Best Paper Finalist and Best Paper Honorable Mention awards will receive a plaque.

The awards will be presented at the following EDSIGCON in the fall.

Questions should be addressed to the Editor at

Previous Winners

Volume 27 - forthcoming in Spring 2018

Volume 28 - forthcoming in Spring 2018

Selection Criteria

The following criteria will be used for award selection:

  • Contribution to IS pedagogy theory
  • Contribution to practice in the IS classroom
  • Uniqueness/originality of ideas
  • Quality of writing

Selection Process

The following process will be used for award selection:

  • Manuscript nominated by an Associate Editor
  • Each nominated manuscript will be sent to two Senior Editorial Board members and two other Associate Editors
  • The top three ranked manuscripts will be given a final ranking by the Editor