Anchors away - does one size fit all in information systems curriculum development?

Tessa Berg, Jenny Coady

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Abstract

There is much discord and contradiction in academia amongst those who teach on Information System Programmes. Much of the argument is based upon content and structure. This paper argues against having a static or singular centering, or anchoring, structure to an IS degree. Results from early report findings, based upon student feedback, suggest there is a need for an Information System curriculum to engage both students and industry as stakeholders. This engagement should ensure a relevant Programme once reflection and evaluation is considered on a continuous basis. Combined with a sound pedagogy, this continual reflection and regular industrial engagement will ensure relevant IS courses are being
taught negating the need for a ‘one size fits all’ approach to IS education.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 2014
EventUKAIS International Conference on Information Systems 2014 - Oxford, United Kingdom
Duration: 7 Apr 20149 Apr 2014

Conference

ConferenceUKAIS International Conference on Information Systems 2014
Abbreviated titleUKAIS 2014
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityOxford
Period7/04/149/04/14

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    Berg, T., & Coady, J. (2014). Anchors away - does one size fit all in information systems curriculum development?. Paper presented at UKAIS International Conference on Information Systems 2014, Oxford, United Kingdom.