Share Paper: Developing Open Data Spreadsheet Applications for Undergraduate Mass Sections

  1. Emese Felvegi, University of Houston, United States
  2. Robert McCarn, University of Houston, United States
Tuesday, March 19 4:30-4:45 PM Sunset 4

Abstract: This session discusses the development and deployment of open data spreadsheet applications in undergraduate Management Information Systems mass sections at a tier-one research university in the Southern region of the United States. Our analytics projects deployed in face-to-face, hybrid, and online environments allow for students to practice computer and information literacy skills from the classroom on relevant contemporary data sets that go beyond small scale traditional publisher created assignments and have future workforce relevance. Students apply a complex set of skills as they work with open government data sets from the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Department of Education, Department of ...