Society for the Advancement of Information Systems

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Call for 2018 Papers - Submission Deadline: October 30, 2017

A diverse range of research topics will be considered. Proposals for panels and papers on curricular issues, teaching techniques, and interdisciplinary efforts are especially invited (Click Here to Submit Now).

2017 DIstinguished Paper Award Announcement

The Society for the Advancement of Information Systems 2017 Distinguished Paper Award was given to Anu Gokhale, Illinois State University, for her paper "Development of a Scale to Measure Attitudes Toward Information Systems and Technology."

Our Most Recent SAIS Conference (March 22-24, 2017)

SAIS papers that were presented include:

"Making a MOOC Work: A Review of the Various Obstacles and Key Factors Faced in the Restructuring and Successful Delivery of a Massive Open Online Course"
      Thomas L. Buck, College of St. Scholastica
      Ricard L. Revoir, College of St. Scholastica
"A Study of the Effectiveness and Level of Use of Online Discussion Tools to Support Student Collaboration in MOOC Environments"
      Abbas Foroughi, University of Southern Indiana 
"How Do You Flip a Fully Online Class? (And Why?) One Instructor’s Experience and Proven Methods"
      Jim Janossy, DePaul University
"An Examination of Business Analysis Techniques in SAD Sources"
      Jim Cappel, Central Michigan University
      Zhenyu Huang, Central Michigan University
"Development of an Expert System for Transformer Gas Analysis"
      Jiin Wang, Alabama State University
"Disability Accessibility of the Websites of the 50 Busiest U.S. Airports: Are there Barriers for the Disabled?"
      Charletta Gutierrez, Northeastern Illinois University
"The Value of a CIS ERP Class in the College of Business Curriculum: Observations and Ideas"
      Jennifer Williams, University of Southern Indiana
"Exploring the Chain of Eff ects from Enjoyment to Website Loyalty— The Case of Facebook"
      Kenny Jih, Middle Tennessee State University
"Development of a Scale to Measure Attitudes Toward Information Systems and Technology"
      Anu Gokhale, Illinois State University
"Engaging Middle and High School Students Through Robotics Competitions: Patching Possible Leaks in the Computer Science Pipeline"
      Thomas L. Buck, College of St. Scholastica
      Thomas Gibbons, College of St. Scholastica
"Forensic Analysis of Whatsapp and Facebook Messengers"
      Swetha Rajshree, Lewis University
      Safwan Omari, Lewis University
"Comparisons of International and American Students' Microethics"
      Ali Salehnia, South Dakota State University
      Mohammad Taheri, South Dakota State University
"Collaboration and Social Communication Technologies in a Digital Firm"
      Myung-Ho Yoon, Northeastern Illinois University
"Applying Design Thinking into Information Systems Design"
      David Chou, Eastern Michigan University
"Requisite Skills and Knowledge Required of New Information Systems Graduates"
      Tim Greer, Middle Tennessee State University
"Big Data: Dimensions, Impacts, and Challenges"
      In Lee, Western Illinois University
"Comparison of Excel Applications of Data Screening for Accounting Information in Financial Valuation: Fact Set vs. Compustat"
      James R. Scott, Missouri State University
"Publishing in the American Journal of Business"
      David Burnie, Western Michigan University

SAIS Panel Discussions included:

Panel Discussion: "Principles of MIS—Keeping It Current and Relevant in the College of Business Curriculum"
      Panelists:
      Carol Clark, Middle Tennessee State University
      Jennifer Williams, University of Southern Indiana
Panel Discussion: "Novel Learning Techniques for Next Generation IT Workforce"
      Panelists:
      Rami Khasawneh, Lewis University
      Faisal Abdullah, Lewis University
      Safwan Omari, Lewis University 

Click here for a listing of the 2016 SAIS Conference presentations.

Click here for a listing of the 2015 SAIS Conference presentations.

For more information, please visit the MBAA International website.

 

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