Education: PhD candidate in Information Systems ( Dissertation deals with Y-Generation leadership and Virtual Teams ), Ms. Business Education, and Bs. in Business Administration
IT/IS Experience: MS Access DBMS developer, BPM advisor/consultant, MS Office Trainer, and Website design
Information Security, computer privacy, online learning environments, and workplace e-learning.
Graham, C. M. & Miaoulis, G. (2010). Web 2.0 Social Networking Technologies & Student Engagement: An Evaluation of an In-Class Question-Answer SMS Text Messaging System. Journal of Innovative Education Strategies. (Accepted )
Jones, N. & Graham , C.M. (2009). Improving Hybrid Course Delivery in Distance Education with Emerging Technologies. In Y.K. (1st Ed.) Learning Management System Technologies and Software Solutions for Online Teaching: Tools and Applications . Hershey, PA: IGI Publishing
BUA 235: Information Systems and Technology for Business
“ Rapid technological change and increased international competition place the spotlight on the skills and preparation of the workforce, particularly the ability to adapt to changing technology and shifting demand. Shifts in the nature of organizations…favor strong non-routine cognitive skills .”( Lynn A Kaoly and Constantijn W.A. Panis, The 21 st Century at Work . RAND Corporation, 2004, p. xiv )
What are your marketable skills?
Third Reason Introduction MIS Most Important
Necessary Non-routine Skills Skill Example Setback / Problems Abstraction Construct a model or representation Inability to model customer life cycle or business process life cycle Systems thinking Model system components and show how components input and outputs relate to one another Confusion about how customers contact accounts payable or how CSR’s record new customer purchases Collaboration Develop ideas and plans with others. Provide and receive critical feedback Unable to work with others / work with others work-in-progress Experimentation Create and test promising new alternatives, consistent with available resources Fear of failure (or saying “I can’t do that!”) prohibits the discussion of new ideas