2014 ISECON Proceedings - Panel Presentation
Teaching Systems Thinking in Information Systems Programs
Eastern Connecticut State University
University of North Carolina Wilmington
Central Connecticut State University
Jeffry Stephen Babb
West Texas A&M University
Systems Approaches are not covered beyond the basic notions in most IS textbooks and IS programs. The panel will address several issues associated with the introduction of systems thinking in Information Technology programs like raising awareness of the relevance of systems approaches to IS development, identifying ways to introduce more systems thinking in IS programs and the topics to include at different levels of a program, recent trends in systems thinking and systems methodologies relevant to IS development and IS programs. The panel session will identify ways for integrating systems thinking in the IS curriculum and the associated challenges.
academics and practitioners in systems development as well as IT management.
Recommended Citation: Petkov, D., Waguespack, L., Schell, G., Petkova, O., Babb, J. S., (2014). Teaching Systems Thinking in Information Systems Programs. The Proceedings of the Information Systems Education Conference, v.31 n.3157, Baltimore, Maryland