Lecturer, Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics

Year Started at JMU: 2000

colecb@jmu.edu

Contact Info

Education
  • M.S. Information and Telecommunication Systems at John Hopkins in 1997
  • B.B.A. in Accounting at JMU in 1981
Professional Interests
  • Nintex (Workflow)
  • SharePoint
  • Collaboration
  • Consulting
Personal Interests
  • History
  • Golf
Current Courses Taught
  • COB 204 - Computer Information Systems
  • CIS 221 - Principles of 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 (COB204) in 2011 and the revision of the CIS Capstone class (CIS484) in 2016.
  • Co-winner of the Russell Ching Best Paper Award at the First World Congress and 2016 Asia-Pacific Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) Conference.
Key Publications

Cole C., Mitri M., Atkins L., (2017) “A Systems Analysis Role Play Exercise and Assignment,” Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE), November 2017. (teaching case)

Cole C., Chen L., Pratt J., (2016) “Factors Influencing Student's Major and career Selection in Systems Development: An Empirical Study,” Journal for Computer Information System (JCIS), June 2017. (article)

Cole C., Chen L., Pratt J., (2016) “The Influence of goal clarity, curiosity, and enjoyment on intention to code,” Behaviour & Information Technology, April 2016. (article)

Cole C., Kroenke D., Fox S., (2011), SharePoint for Students, January 3, 2011. (textbook)

Cole C., Atkins L., (2010), “An Introduction to Collaboration with SharePoint for First-year Business Students,” Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE), October 2010. (teaching tip)

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