Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE)

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JISE is pleased to announce that the Best Paper award for 2021 goes to "Incorporating Big Data Tools for Social Media Analytics in a Business Analytics Course" by Amir H. Zadeh, Hamed M. Zolbanin, and Ramesh Sharda. The winner of the Best Paper Finalist award is "When Students Are Players: Toward a Theory of Student-Centric Edu-Gamification Systems" by Connie S. Barber, and the winner of the Best Paper Honorable Mention award is "Teaching Tip: A Teaching Module of No-Code Business App Development" by Shouhong Wang and Hai Wang. Details about the award process and selection criteria can be found on the Best Papers page.
Volume 33, Issue 2, Spring 2022, is now published (see Current Issue section below). Enjoy!

Current Issue

Volume 33, Issue 2, Spring 2022

109-112 Invited Paper: Getting Published in JISE: A Practical Guide from the Editors
Lee A. Freeman, University of Michigan-Dearborn
Xihui "Paul" Zhang, University of North Alabama

113-126 Teaching Tip: Socio-Cultural Learning to Increase Student Engagement in Introduction to MIS
Amy J. Connolly, James Madison University
Leigh A. Mutchler, James Madison University
Daniel E. Rush, Boise State University

127-134 Teaching Tip: Improving Student Performance by Introducing a No-Code Approach: A Course Unit of Decision Support Systems
Hai Wang, Saint Mary’s University
Shouhong Wang, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

135-140 Teaching Case: The Initial Coin Offering Marketplace: A Data Analytic Case
Wencui Han, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Eric C. Larson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

141-148 Teaching Case: Design and Development of a Special Population Resource Connection Database
Dana Schwieger, Southeast Missouri State University

149-158 Apply Small Teaching Tactics in an Introductory Programming Course: Impact on Learning Performance
Yabing Jiang, Florida Gulf Coast University

159-168 Engaged Brains: A Course on Neuro-Information Systems
Adriane B. Randolph, Kennesaw State University
A.J. Raven, Drexel University

169-181 Analytics in the Business School: Insights from the Literature
Kathleen S. Hartzel, Duquesne University
Pinar Ozturk, Duquesne University

182-194 Contents and Skills of Data Mining Courses in Analytics Programs
Zinovy Radovilsky, California State University, East Bay
Vishwanath Hegde, California State University, East Bay

About JISE

ISSN#: 1055-3096 (print)
ISSN#: 2574-3872 (online)

The Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE) is a peer reviewed journal published quarterly that focuses on IS education, pedagogy, and curriculum including (but not limited to) model curriculum, course projects/cases, course materials, curriculum design & implementation, outcomes assessment, distance education challenges, capstone learning projects, technology selection & impact, and industry relations.

The mission of JISE is to be the premier journal on information systems (IS) education. To support that mission, JISE emphasizes quality and relevance in the papers that it publishes. In addition, JISE recognizes the international influences on IS education and seeks international input in all aspects of the journal, including authorship, reviewing, and Editorial Board membership.

JISE operates as a Diamond Open Access journal. This means that there are no subscription fees, no submission/processing fees, and no publication fees. All papers published in JISE have undergone rigorous peer review. This includes an initial editor screening and double-blind refereeing by three or more expert reviewers. JISE follows industry standard ethical guidelines for all aspects of operations (submissions, reviews, editing, publishing, etc.). Additional details are available regarding the submission process and the types of articles.


The EDSIG Conference on Information Systems and Computing Education (EDSIGCON) is a peer-reviewed conference for academic professionals and institutions of higher learning focused on Information Systems education including (but not limited to) model curriculum, assessment, distance education challenges, capstone and service-learning projects, and information systems research geared toward educators. EDSIGCON 2021 in Washington DC was a great success! EDSIGCON 2022 will be held in Clearwater, Florida on Wednesday, November 2 - Saturday, November 5, 2022. Check out for full details regarding the call for participation, key dates, and more.

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