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Dr. Diane C. Lending
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JMU Faculty Diane LendingProfessor of Computer Information Systems and Business Anayltics
Capital One Information Security Faculty Scholar


Ph.D., Management Information Systems, University of Minnesota, 1996
B.A., Mathematics, University of Virginia, 1976

Professional Interests:

Pedagogy and Assessment
Systems Implementation
Hospital Information Systems

Current Courses Taught:

MBA 640 - Management Information Systems
CIS 304 - Enterprise Architecture
CIS 454 - Systems Analysis and Design

Key Publications:

"Using activity diagrams to model systems analysis processes: Teaching what we preach," Journal of Information Systems Education, forthcoming (with Jeffrey L. May)

Your Office, Microsoft Office 2013, Prentice Hall, 2013 (with Amy S. Kinser, et al.)

Your Office, Microsoft Office 2013, Access Comprehensive, Prentice Hall, 2013 (with Amy S. Kinser, et al.)

"Writing IS Teaching Tips: Guidelines for JISE Submission," Journal of Information Systems Education, (32:1), Spring 2012, pp. 11-18 (with Chelley Vician)

"Will they Adopt? Effects of Privacy and Accuracy," Journal of Computer Information Systems, (50:4), Summer 2010, pp. 20-29 (with Thomas W. Dillon)

"Using a Wiki to Collaborate on a Study Guide," Journal of Information Systems Education, (21:1), April 2010, pp. 5-14

Perceived quality benefits influenced by usefulness and documentation accuracy of information systems, CIN: Computers Informatics Nursing, (26:6), November/December 2008 (with Dorothea McDowell and Thomas Dillon)

Editor, Proceedings of the 2007 ACM SIGMIS CPR Conference, The Global Information Technology Workforce, St. Louis Missouri, USA, April 19-21, 2007, The Association of Computing Machinery (with Chelley Vician)

"The Effects of Confidentiality on Nursing Self-Efficacy with Information Systems," International Journal of Healthcare Information Systems and Informatics, (2:3), July-September 2007, pp. 49-64 (with Thomas W. Dillon)

"Early Internet IPOs Versus Subsequent Entrants," Journal of Economics and Finance, Spring 2004 (with Beverly Marshall and Claire E. Crutchley)

"Predicting Academic Performance in an Introductory College-Level IS Course," Information Technology, Learning and Performance Journal, Fall 2003, (21:2), pp. 9-15 (with Susan Kruck)

"Nursing Self-Efficacy of an Integrated Clinical and Administrative Information System," Computers, Informatics, Nursing, July/August 2003, pp. 198-205. (with Thomas W. Dillon, Thaddeus R. Crews, II & Ray Blankenship)

"CASE Tool Use and Job Design: A Restrictiveness/ Flexibility Explanation," Journal of CIS, (43:1), Fall 2002, pp. 81-90 (with Norman L. Chervany)

Positions Held:

Chair, CIS Assessment Committee, CIS & BSAN Department, 2007-present
Faculty Advisor, Habitat for Humanity, JMU Student Chapter, 2012-present
Associate Editor, ICIS, 2013-2014
Chair, CLEP Information Systems and Computer Applications test development committee, College Board, 2008-2012
Vice-Chair, ACM SIGMIS (Association of Computing Machinery, Special Interest Group in MIS), 2005-2009