DISS 725 Information Systems Development Process AM Portion

Acquire advanced knowledge and deeper understanding of system development process including theories and studies related to system life - cycle models, system development strategies, and implementation success. Review of relevant research in the area of techniques, methods, and tools for the analysis and specification of information systems. Review of studies dealing with design principles, requirements gathering, reusability, and quality assurance. Moreover, review of studies and theories relevant to verification and validation process, integration and acceptance testing, reliability measurements, system testing techniques, end - user computing, implementation effectiveness, and system value. Additionally, review of classical theories in information systems and system analysis and design.

Cluster 1 (Aug 24, 2015 - Oct 15, 2015).

Reading Assignments
83 pages
Textbook, 5 Review articles
638 pages
Assigned research material
199 pages
Individual research material
920 pages
Total
Writing assignments
13 pages
Assignments x 2 (APA)
59 pages
Assignments x 2 (SS)
2 pages
Reading block summary x 2 (SS)
2 pages
Research Paper Abstract
76 pages
Total

Cluster 2 (Aug 25, 2015 - Dec 16, 2015).

Reading Assignments
416 pages
Assigned research material
681 pages
Research material
1097 pages
Total
Writing assignments
67 pages
Assignments x 3 (SS)
39 pages
Research Paper
106 pages
Total

RESD 705 Quantitative Research Methods PM Portion

This course presents an in-depth treatment of the research process from an experimental, developmental, and evaluative perspective. Techniques for planning and designing these types of research projects, as well as the methodologies for data collection, evaluation, and analysis are examined. Special emphasis is placed on the appropriate choice of methodologies for a variety of problem situations.

Cluster 1 (Aug 24, 2015 - Oct 15, 2015).

Reading Assignments
287 pages
13 Chapters
120 pages
Research material
222 pages
2 Group Projects (Six members)
629 pages
Total
Writing assignments
13 pages
Two Individual Assignments
17 pages
2 Group Projects
6 pages
Discussion / Comments (approx.)
36 pages
Total

Cluster 2 (Aug 25, 2015 - Dec 16, 2015).

Reading Assignments
210 pages
10 Chapters
30 pages
Research material
180 pages
3 Group Projects (Six members)
8 Pages
Finale
428 pages
Total
Writing assignments
20 pages
One Individual Assignments
19 pages
3 Group Projects
25 pages
Group Leader
5 pages
Discussion / Comments (approx.)
4 Pages
Finale
73 pages
Total

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