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									                         Tentative Schedule for MIST 2090 — Spring, 2007
Notes:
         The professor may adjust the dates and topics relative to the pace of the course.
         HPM = Information Systems: Creating Business Value by Mark W. Huber, Craig A. Piercy, Patrick G.
          McKeown
         Prior To Class, you should accomplish the readings listed for that week. Once assigned, it may appear on a
          quiz BEFORE it is covered in class. Working ahead will help you understand the material and enhance
          your learning.
         A separate lab schedule will be posted to the course web site.
         MIDPOINT WITHDRAWAL DEADLINE – Thursday, Mar. 1, 2007 –last day to withdraw with
          a grade of ―W,‖ BUT, ONLY IF YOU ARE PASSING THE CLASS, (your midterm grade
          includes grades on in-class quizzes, homework, lab assignments, and tests, etc.). THERE IS NO
          SUCH THING AS AN AUTOMATIC ―W‖ PRIOR TO MIDTERM. After Midterm UGA policy
          dictates a ―WF‖ regardless of your grade.

Week          Topic                                                                      Readings and Assignments
Jan 9 &       Introduction – we’ll discuss the conduct of the course and individual      Syllabus
              responsibilities.                                                          Week 1
              Intro. to Information Systems                                              HPM – Chapter 1

Jan 11        Technology Fundamentals: IT Hardware, Software, and Networking             HPM – Chapter 2
                                                                                         Field Guides A, B, and C
              Lab: NO LABS THIS WEEK
Jan 16 &      Guest Speaker: Mr. Ron Swift                                               HPM – Chapter 2
                                                                                         Field Guides A, B, and C
Jan 18        Ms. Sara Park from the Career Center
              Technology Fundamentals: IT Hardware, Software, and Networking
              Lab: NO LABS THIS WEEK
Jan 23 &      Technology Fundamentals: IT Hardware, Software, and Networking (cont.)     HPM – Chapter 2
              Academic Honesty – Ms. Karen Boyd (3:30 class only)
Jan 25                                                                                   HPM – Chapter 3
              Knowledge Work, Decision Making, and Problem Solving
              Academic Honesty – Ms. Karen Boyd (all other classes)
              LABS BEGIN THIS WEEK (Jan. 22 or Jan. 25)
Jan 30 &      In-Class Exercise I (Survival Game - Team Decision Making)                 ODT Handout

Feb 1         Discussion of In-Class Exercise I and Teams and Teamwork                   HPM – Chapter 4 Appendix
Feb 6 &       The Organization: Understanding Organizations                              HPM – Chapter 4

Feb 8         IT for the Business Organization                                           HPM – Chapter 5
Feb 13 &      IT for the Business Organization - Data Modeling                           HPM – Chapter 5

Feb 15        Catch up and Review for Midterm                                            All Previous Material
Feb 20 &      In-Class Exercise II (Design of Delivery Device)

Feb 22        Backup day to hold midterm in case Blackboard doesn’t work out –
              otherwise day off                                                          All Previous Material
              (Midterm on Blackboard in labs – Feb. 19 and 21)
Feb 27 &      Discussion of In-Class Exercise II and Creating IS Solutions               HPM – Chapter 6

Mar 1         Creating IS Solutions (cont.)




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MIDPOINT WITHDRAWAL DEADLINE – Thursday, March 1, 2007 – last day to withdraw with a
grade of ―W,‖ BUT, ONLY IF YOU ARE PASSING THE CLASS, (your midterm grade includes grades
on quizzes, lab homework, projects, midterm, etc.). THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS AN AUTOMATIC
―W‖ PRIOR TO MIDTERM. After Midterm UGA policy dictates a ―WF‖ regardless of your grade.
Mar 6 &    In-Class Exercise III Part 1 – (Tower Game)                               HPM – Chapter 6

Mar 8      In-Class Exercise III Part 2 – (Tower Game)
Mar 12 –                        Spring Break – No Classes
Mar 16
Mar 20 &   Discussion of In-class exercise III and Creating IS Solutions (cont.)     HPM – Chapter 6

Mar 22     Creating IS Solutions (cont.)
Mar 27 &   Extending the Organization Through E-Commerce                             HPM – Chapter 7
Mar 29
Apr 3 &    E-Commerce Related Guest Speakers (Vascent, others??)

Apr 5      Technology Focused Beyond the Organization: E-commerce and Supply Chain   HPM – Chapter 8
           Technologies
Apr 10 &   Technology Focused Beyond the Organization (cont.)                        HPM – Chapter 8

Apr 12     Technology Focused Beyond the Organization (cont.)
Apr 17 &   The Connected Organization and Beyond                                     HPM – Chapter 9

Apr 19     The Connected Organization and Beyond (cont.)
Apr 24 &   Guest Speaker Panel (can be on Thursday if better for guests)

Apr 26     Course Wrap-up and Evaluation – Review for Final                          All Previous Materials
           Note: LAB PRACTICALS are this week in lab - All Previous Lab Materials
May 3      Final Exam: Check the Registrar’s Website for the most up-to-             All previous
and        date Final Exam Times and Locations.                                      readings, notes,
May 8
           Unless otherwise specified by your instructor, your final exam            handouts, etc.
           will be held in the same room as your regularly scheduled
           lecture class.                                                            Unless you have
                                                                                     written permission
           Students must attend the final exam period that corresponds to the
                                                                                     from your
           class for which they are registered. Unless prior written
                                                                                     2090professor,
           approval has been given by your professor (NOT a TA), failure
                                                                                     (NOT a TA) you
           to attend the correct final exam period will result in a zero on
                                                                                     must take your final
           the final exam, whether or not you successfully complete the
                                                                                     exam during the
           exam.
                                                                                     final exam period
                Aronson/Goodhue (8:00 am) MIST 2090 Class:                          assigned to your
                    Tuesday, May 8, 2007: 8:00 am – 11:00 am
                                                                                     class.
                   Piercy (9:30 am) MIST 2090 Class:
                    Thursday, May 3, 2007: 8:00 am – 11:00 am
                   Boudreau (11:00 am) MIST 2090 Class:
                    Tuesday, May 8, 2007: 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm
                   Greiner (3:30 pm) MIST 2090 Class:
                    Thursday, May 3, 2007: 3:30 pm – 6:30 pm




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