Teaching Case: The Course Management Process for an Undergraduate IT Class at Scholastic University

HEC Montreal Centre for Case Studies: Case and Teaching Notes Catalogue. 9 65 2008 002

5 Pages Posted: 27 Sep 2011 Last revised: 3 Oct 2012

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Francine Vachon

Brock University,Goodman School of Business

Date Written: December 31, 2008

Abstract

This case is available to instructors at no charge for teaching purposes. Please contact the author to receive a copy of the accompanying teaching notes. The case teaching notes will only be distributed to instructors with proof of status (webpage) and will be sent at their institution e-mail. Please DO NOT distribute the teaching notes to students.

Teaching Case: Factual case that masks the identity of the company/individuals. This case was evaluated by the editorial committee. Scholastic University is a small Canadian university. Until fifteen years ago, Scholastic was primarily a teaching institution. Over the last few years, greater emphasis was placed on Scholastic's research mandate. New hires are expected to produce high-quality research and to demonstrate teaching excellence. Professor Charlene Smith is a new tenure-track assistant professor of information systems. Each term, she teaches three sections of BMOD101, Business Modeling. As well as teaching, Professor Smith must work on her publications to build her tenure and promotion file. Because BMOD101 represents a heavy workload, Smith realizes that she may not be able to meet her research commitments. Your mandate is to analyze the course management process for BMOD101 and provide Smith with a solution that leverages information technologies to optimize her time and that of teaching assistants as well as other course resources.

Keywords: Information Technologies, business process reengineering, value-added activities

Suggested Citation

Vachon, Francine, Teaching Case: The Course Management Process for an Undergraduate IT Class at Scholastic University (December 31, 2008). HEC Montreal Centre for Case Studies: Case and Teaching Notes Catalogue. 9 65 2008 002, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1934248

Francine Vachon (Contact Author)

Brock University,Goodman School of Business ( email )

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HOME PAGE: http://brocku.ca/goodman/faculty-research/faculty-directory/francine-vachon/

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