Instructor, Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics

Year Started at JMU: 2000

colecb@jmu.edu

Contact Info

Website: http://cob.jmu.edu/colecb

Education
  • M.S. Information and Telecommunication Systems at John Hopkins in 1997
  • B.B.A. in Accounting at JMU in 1981
Professional Interests
  • SharePoint
  • Collaboration
  • Consulting
Personal Interests
  • History
  • Golf
Current Courses Taught
  • COB 204 - Computer Information Systems
  • CIS 221 - Principles of Programming
  • CIS 331 - Intermediate Computer Programming
  • CIS 484 - Information Systems Development and Implementation
Positions Held
  • Member of the Board of Directors for the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council (May 2007 – June 2011)
  • Secretary of the Board of Directors for the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council (June 2008 – June 2009)
  • Vice President of Web Services for SEDSI (2009-2011)
  • Assistant Vice President of Web Services for SEDSI (2008-2009)
Awards and Recognitions
  • Kenneth R. Bartee Award for Teaching Innovation from the College of Business for my efforts with SharePoint
Key Publications

Co-Authored a Pearson textbook entitled SharePoint for Students with David Kroenke and Steve Fox of Microsoft that was released on January 3, 2011. 

Co-Authored a teaching tip with Ms. Laura Atkins that appeared in Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE) in October 2010, entitled: “An Introduction to Collaboration with SharePoint for First-year Business Students”.

Co-Authored a teaching case with Dr. Mike Mitri that appeared in Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE) in July 2007, entitled: “Using Role Playing for Teaching about System Analysis Activities”.

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