Abstract: The introductory course in information systems plays an important role in a business school’s curriculum. The soul of that course should be information and systems. The introductory course is where all business students, information systems majors and non-majors alike, learn why information and the technologies associated with it are driving organizations’ strategy, processes, and successes. The content in that course and how it is taught profoundly shape students’ perceptions of our discipline. Over the years there has been a reduction of focus on information and systems and increased focus on the latest technological innovation. We must get back to teaching how information systems drive decision making.
Keywords: Information systems, Curriculum, Decision Support, Introductory course
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Recommended Citation: Modaresnezhad, M., Schell, G. (2019). The Soul of the Introductory Information Systems Course . Information Systems Education Journal, 17(5) pp 39-46. http://isedj.org/2019-17/ ISSN: 1545-679X. (A preliminary version appears in The Proceedings of EDSIGCON 2018)