MIS_3330_Fall2008

MIS_3330_Fall2008 - MIS 3330- Information System Concepts...

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MIS 3330- Information System Concepts (Fall 2009 -- 3 credits) Distance Learning - Section 1 Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems School of Business and Economics Winston-Salem State University INSTRUCTOR: Dr. Cretson L Dalmadge OFFICE : 128 RJRC PHONE : 336-750-2358 E-MAIL : dalmadgec@wssu.edu ONLINE OFFICE HOURS : M (1-2 pm); T (9:00 - 10:00pm) COURSE RATIONAL Information technology (IT) has become an integral part of modern businesses. As such business students are required to understand the role of IT is business and its contribution to overall business performance. This course introduces basic information systems concepts to students and addresses their role in today’s businesses. CATALOG COURSE DESCRIPTION This course provides an introduction to systems science as the basic framework for dealing with the sociotechnical system. Particular emphasis is on organized complexity as exemplified by the modern organization, which depends on uninterrupted timely flow of information for management decision- making. Various concepts concerning system states, behavior, self-organization, adaptation, control, and feedback are addressed in the process. The course focuses on modeling among other analytical techniques and provides for student understanding of the input, throughout and output components of the organization and its information system. PREREQUISITES C’s or better in ENG 1301, ENG 1302, MAT 1312. COURSE TEXTBOOK Laudon, K.C. & J.P. Laudon. Management Information Systems: Managing the Digital Firm, 11 th Ed . Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2010. . COURSE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES Goal 1: Understand the basic concepts of information technology. Objective 1 : Students will demonstrate an understanding of Information Technology theory. Objective 2 : Students will demonstrate a fundamental understanding of organizational information needs. Goal 4: Understand ethical and social issues relating to information system use. Objective 1 : Students will demonstrate an understanding of the key technology trends that raise ethical issues. Objective 2 : Students will apply their knowledge of ethical issues in the global context. REFINED COURSE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
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Goal Objective Assignments Assessment G1: Understand the basic concepts of information technology. O1: Students will demonstrate an
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