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Recommended Readings on the Top-Ten IT Issues
The following list provides recommended readings for each of the top-ten information technology issues identified by the 2003 EDUCAUSE Current Issues Survey. The complete survey and further analysis are available at http://www.educause.edu/issues/index.asp?page=activities.
1. IT Funding Strategies
David L. Smallen and Jack McCredie, "Getting beyond Budget Dust to Sustainable Models for Funding Information Technology," in Polley A. McClure, ed., Organizing and Managing Information Resources on Your Campus, EDUCAUSE Leadership Strategies Series, vol. 7 (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003), 45–58. Reprinted in EDUCAUSE Review 38, no. 2 (March/April 2003): 42–50, /ir/library/pdf/erm0323.pdf.
Willam H. Graves, "New Educational Wealth as a Return on Investment in Technology," EDUCAUSE Review 37, no. 4 (July/August 2002): 38–48, /ir/library/pdf/erm0242.pdf.
2. Administrative Systems, ERP, and Information Systems
Robert B. Kvavik, Richard N. Katz, and Associates, "The Promise and Performance of Enterprise Systems for Higher Education," ECAR Research Study, vol. 4, 2002. A summary of the key findings of this research study is available online at no charge: /ir/library/pdf/ecar_so/ers/ERS0204/ekf0204.pdf.
3. Security and Identity Management
Ronald A. Johnson, Tracy Mitrano, and R. David Vernon, "Meeting the Cybersecurity Challenge," in Polley A. McClure, ed., Organizing and Managing Information Resources on Your Campus, EDUCAUSE Leadership Strategies Series, vol. 7 (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2003), 93–111. For an abstract, see http://www.educause.edu/LibraryDetailPage/666?id=pub7007.
4. Maintaining and Upgrading Network and IT Infrastructure
5. Faculty Development, Support, and Training
Donald P. Buckley, "In Pursuit of the Learning Paradigm: Coupling Faculty Transformation and Institutional Change," EDUCAUSE Review 37, no. 1 (January/February 2002): 28–38, /ir/library/pdf/erm0202.pdf.
Paul R. Hagner, "Faculty Engagement and Support in the New Learning Environment," EDUCAUSE Review 35, no. 5 (September/October 2000): 26–37, http://www.educause.edu/apps/er/erm00/articles005/erm0052.pdf.
6. IT Strategic Planning
David Ward and Brian L. Hawkins, "Presidential Leadership for Information Technology," EDUCAUSE Review 38, no. 3 (May/June 2003): 36–47, /ir/library/pdf/erm0332.pdf.
7. Web Services
Carl Jacobson, "Web Services: Stitching Together the Institutional Fabric," EDUCAUSE Review 37, no. 2 (March/April 2002): 50–51, /ir/library/pdf/erm0228.pdf.
8. Distributed Learning and Teaching & Learning Strategies
John C. Hitt and Joel L. Hartman, Distributed Learning: New Challenges and Opportunities for Institutional Leadership, no. 3 in "Distributed Education: Challenges, Choices, and a New Environment" series (Washington, D.C.: American Council on Education and EDUCAUSE, 2002), http://www.acenet.edu/bookstore/pdf/distributed-learning/distributed-learning-03.pdf.
9. Enterprise-Wide Portals
Richard Katz and Associates, Web Portals and Higher Education: Technologies to Make IT Personal (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2002), /ir/library/html/pub5006.asp.
10. Online Student Services
Diana Oblinger, "Boomers, Gen-Xers, and Millennials: Understanding the 'New Students,' " EDUCAUSE Review 38, no. 4 (July/August 2003): 36–47, /ir/library/pdf/erm0342.pdf.