COCA: Concept-oriented course architecture towards a methodology for designing and teaching information system courses

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This chapter introduces the concept-oriented course architecture (COCA); an architecture that utilizes IS concept as a fundamental building block to guide a methodology for designing and teaching IS courses. COCA aims at supporting rapid composition of IS course/curriculum out of a sound and complete set of IS concepts provided by well-specified business models, market or standardization organizations such as ACM and IEEE. COCA is defined, composed of three roles: (R1) concept providers, (R2) a concepts registry, and (R3) IS course/curriculum designers. These roles interact through four operations in order to design/teach an IS course/curriculum: (O1) publish, (O2) consider, (O3) validate, and (O4) teach. This methodology, based on a flexible, scalable, well-specified architecture of the IS concepts and their organization, will assist the complex and resource-consuming task of designing and teaching IS courses in the information age, where the IS tools, including management information systems (MIS) and information technology (IT) are rapidly evolving.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInformation Systems and Technology Education: From the University to the Workplace
PublisherIGI Global
Pages327-348
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9781599041148
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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    Baghdadi, Y. (2007). COCA: Concept-oriented course architecture towards a methodology for designing and teaching information system courses. In Information Systems and Technology Education: From the University to the Workplace (pp. 327-348). IGI Global. https://doi.org/10.4018/978-1-59904-114-8.ch016