Mike Mitri - 2019


Professor, Computer Information Systems
Year Started at JMU: 2001
Contact Info

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, Michigan State University 1992
  • M.S., Computer Science, Michigan State University 1987 
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Michigan 1978
Professional Interests
  • Business intelligence
  • AI applications in education
Personal Interests
  • Philosophy
  • Chess
  • Working out
  • Karate
  • Kickboxing
Professional Background
  • Independent software consultant. Clients in health insurance, trucking, engineering, logistics, and municipal government
Current Courses Taught
  • CIS 221 Principles of Programming
  • CIS 330 Database Design and Application
  • CIS 331 Intermediate Programming
  • CIS 428 Mobile Computing and Security
  • CIS 484 Information Systems Development and Implementation
  • CIS 463 Business Intelligence
Positions Held
  • Interim Department Head, CIS&BSAN, 2011-2014
  • Associate Professor, Eastern Michigan University 1992-2001
Awards and Recognitions
  • 2012 – Recipient of Ben Bauman Award for Excellence, granted by the International Association for Computer Information Systems (October 2012 IACIS Conference)
  • 2009 – Recipient of Shenandoah Valley Technology Council’s (SVTC) Innovative Technology Application award
Key Publications

Mitri, Michel. “Active Learning via a Sample Database: The Case of Microsoft's Adventure Works”. Journal of Information Systems Education. (Vol. 26, Nbr 3). Summer 2015.

Mitri, Michel and Palocsay, Susan (2015) "Toward a Model Undergraduate Curriculum for the Emerging Business Intelligence and Analytics Discipline," Communications of the Association for Information Systems: Vol. 37, Article 31. Available at: http://aisel.aisnet.org/cais/vol37/iss1/31

Kruck, Susan E., Mathieu, Richard G., Mitri, Michel. “Research in Information Systems Education: Scope and Productivity”. Journal of Computer Information Systems. (Vol. 54, Nbr. 1) pp 34-41 Fall 2013.

Mitri, Michel. “Applying Analogical Reasoning Techniques for Teaching XML Document Querying Skills in Database Classes”. Journal of Information Systems Education. (Vol. 23, Nbr 4). pp 385-394  Winter 2012.

Mitri, Michel. “Teaching Software Componentization: A Bar Chart Java Bean”. Journal of Information Systems Education. Vol 21, Nbr 4. Winter 2010.

Mitri, Michel. "A Software Development Capstone Course and Project for CIS Majors". Journal of Computer Information Systems. Vol 48 Nbr 3. Spring 2008

Pringle, Charles and Mitri, Michel. "Assessment Practices in AACSB-Accredited Business Schools". Journal of Education for Business: Special Issue on Program Assessment. 82:4, pp202-211. March/April 2007

Reif, Harry and Mitri, Michel. "How university professors teach project management for information systems". Communications of the ACM. Volume 48 Issue 8. August 2005

Mitri, Michel. "Applying Knowledge Management Techniques for Performance Assessment". Computers and Education. Volume 41. Fall 2003

Mitri, Michel. "A Knowledge Management Framework for Curriculum Assessment". Journal of Computer Information Systems. Vol 43 Nbr 4 Summer 2003

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