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Recommended Citation: Jordan, K.  A Course in E-commerce Architecture.  In The Proceedings of the Information Systems Education Conference 2000, v 17 (Philadelphia): §503.

A Course in E-commerce Architecture

Kurt Jordan    [a1] [a2]
Information Systems and Computer Programming
Purdue University Calumet    [u1] [u2]
Hammond, Indiana, USA    [c1] [c2]

This paper describes a course that provides Computer Information Systems students with a basic foundation in the business, technical and risk aspects of e-commerce architecture. The reasons for offering such a course are presented. The goals of the course and its basic structure are discussed. Instructional methods such as case studies, class debates and papers are used to expand the student's understanding of issues and methods used in e-commerce. Students who successfully complete the course are prepared to develop, support and provide advice on e-commerce applications.

Keywords: e-commerce, m-commerce, Web development, application architecture, World Wide Web, Internet

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