Real-World Problem Solving as a Means of Promoting IS Expertise

By Weiqi Li, Hanwen Zhang, Ping Li and Ming Li.

Published by The Learner Collection

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This study investigated the effects of an experience-based learning environment on information systems students' learning process, knowledge acquisition and knowledge structure.

Keywords: Learning Environment, Knowledge Structure Assessment, Experience-Based Learning, Learning Technology

International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 7, pp.169-184. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.037MB).

Dr. Weiqi Li

Weiqi Li received the B.S. degree in mechanical engineering in 1982 from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China; the B.A. degree in international trade in 1986 from University of International Business and Economics, China; the M.B.A., M.S. in computer science, and Ph.D. in management information systems from University of Mississippi in 1994, 1996, and 1998, respectively. He served as assistant professor in the School of Business at Michigan Technological University from 1999 to 2001. In 2001 he joined the faculty of the School of Management of the University of Michigan - Flint, where he currently is assistant professor of Management Information Systems. His research interests include machine learning, heuristics for the combinatorial optimization problems, and e-learning.

Hanwen Zhang

Hanwen Zhang received the B.S. degree in electronics from Nanjing University of Science and Technology in 1987, the M.S. degree in computer science from Mississippi State University in 1994, and the Ph.D degree in educational technology from University of Northern Colorado in 1997. His research interests include educational technology, e-learning, and knowledge management system. He found FangWei Co. in 2002 to provide e-learning products and service in market.

Ping Li

Ping Li received the B.A. degree in education from Nanjing Normal University in 1986, the M.A. degree in educational technology from San Diego State University in 1991, and the Ph.D degree in instructional technology from University of Tennessee in 1995. Her research interests concern e-learning and knowledge assessment. She recently joined FangWei Co. for designing products and services for knowledge assessments.

Ming Li

Ming Li received the B.A. degree in English language and culture from Zhengzhou University, China, and M.A. degree in English literature from Shanghai International Studies University, China. She recently works as an education and learning facilitator in the Department of International Education Program at Tongji University, China.


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