How good are you at multitasking? Try this game …

I recently came across an article showing that laptops in the university classroom lowers performance, both for the student using the laptop as well as for those seated nearby: Junco, R., 2012. In-class multitasking and academic performance. Computers in Human … Continue reading

Understanding Sustained Participation in OSS Projects

Research Question: What mechanisms sustain long-term voluntary developer participation in OSS communities? Abstract: Prior research into open source software (OSS) developer participation has emphasized individuals’ motivations for joining these volunteer communities, but it has failed to explain why people stay … Continue reading

Group Support Systems in the Case Method Classroom

Research Question: How can real-time collaborative technology be effectively integrated in the business school classroom? Abstract: This exploratory study reports on term-long use of a discussion-based GSS by 137 undergraduate business students in a case-based core MIS course. We develop … Continue reading

Collaborative Team Learning in Information Systems

Research Question: Can the team learning pedagogy effectively develop technical knowledge and team skills? Abstract: Business schools must learn how to deliver graduates who are capable team players, particularly in the field of information systems where IS personnel are frequently … Continue reading