Volume 9

V9 N5 Pages 27-45

October 2011

The Greening of the Information Systems Curriculum

Patricia Sendall
Merrimack College
N. Andover, MA 08145, USA

Li-Jen Yu Shannon
Sam Houston State University
Hunstville, TX 77341, USA

Alan Peslak
Penn State University - Worthington Scranton
Dunmore, PA 18512,

Bruce . Saulnier
Quinnipiac University
Hamden, CT 06518, USA

Abstract: The purpose of this study is related to Green Information Technology (IT), Green Computing, and/or Sustainability (GITS) curriculum initiatives in institutions of higher education in the US and abroad. The purpose of this study is threefold; 1) to evaluate whether GITS academic programs have been initiated in higher educational organizations; 2) to analyze if GITS programs and/or courses are currently in place; and 3) to investigate the conceptual framework of GITS across campuses.

Keywords: Green IT, Green Computing, Sustainability, Curriculum Design, Higher Education, Information Systems, Pedagogy

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Recommended Citation: Sendall, P., Shannon, L. Y., Peslak, A., Saulnier, B. .. (2011). The Greening of the Information Systems Curriculum. Information Systems Education Journal, 9(5) pp 27-45. http://isedj.org/2011-9/ ISSN: 1545-679X. (A preliminary version appears in The Proceedings of ISECON 2010)