Information Technology (Global Issues) OpenCourseWare: Weber State's Free Bachelor Level Information Technology Course

Published Mar 17, 2009

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Learn about the issues impacting Information Technology (IT) on a global level and the resources needed to make educated decisions regarding global awareness in 'Global Issues in Information Technology.' This free OpenCourseWare is offered through Weber State University. The class was an elective choice in the Information Systems and Technologies undergraduate program at Weber State University.

Global Issues in Information Technology: Course Specifics

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Global Issues in Information Technology: Course Description

Learn how Information Technology procedures and context change depending on a country's culture and laws in 'Global Issues in Information Technology.' The original undergraduate online course was an elective option offered through the Information Systems and Technologies department at Weber State University. Taught by Marion Jensen, the coursework examined the distinct cultural features affect IT implementation. While the Information Technology field remains constant across country borders, different cultural features lead to diverse ways for dealing with various IT issues. These cultural features include languages, business practice, telecommunications infrastructure, intellectual property protection and tariffs. The course content focused on these features and how they affect the implementation of Information Technology in global organizations.

This free OpenCourseWare includes external links to reading selections and related sites, discussion questions, an assignment description and a brief biography of the course professor.

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