Faculty/Staff Directory

Dr. Alex Koohang

Dean & Professor-Peyton Anderson Eminent Scholar & Endowed Chair
School of Information Technology

Phone: 478.471.2801
Website: http://alexkoohang.com

Locations:
  • Macon - Professional Sciences and Conference Center -
Courses: Graduate Courses

Project management
Management Information Systems
Research Design
Management & Leadership
Electronic Commerce/Business
Graduate Capstone/Project/Research


Undergraduate Course

Human Computer Interaction
Systems Analysis & Design
Project management
MIS
Research Design
Capstone
Education: PhD - Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois.

MSM - National-Louis University, Chicago.

MS & BS, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.
Awards and Honors: Selected Honors & Awards

2009 Computer Educator of the Year - Awarded by International Association for Computer Information Systems.

Awarded Peyton Anderson Eminent Scholar – Endowed Chair in IT, Macon State College, 2008.

Received the 2008 Outstanding Scholarship Award, Macon State College Foundation.

FELLOW, Informing Science Institute – in recognition of dedicated commitment to service, research, editorial, and leadership, 2005.

Doctoral Dissertation Research Award - Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Publications: Refereed Journal Publications

Koohang, A., Paliszkiewicz, J., Goluchowski, J., & Nord, J. H. (2016). Active Learning for Knowledge Construction in E-Learning: A Replication Study. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 56(3), 238-243.

Nord, J., Koohang, A. & Paliszkiewicz, J. (2016). A report on the state of mobile technologies within organizations. Issues in Information Systems, 17(1), 70-79.

Koohang, A., Paliszkiewicz, J., Klein, D., & Nord, J. (2016). The importance of active learning elements in the design of online courses. The Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 4(2), 17-28.

Koohang, A., & Paliszkiewicz, J. (2016). E-Learning Courseware Usability: Building a Theoretical Model. Journal of Computer Information Systems, 56(1), 55-61.

Koohang, A., Paliszkiewicz, J., & Nord, J. H. (2015). predictors of success in e-learning courseware usability design. Issues in Information Systems, 16(2), 116-122.

Paliszkiewicz, J., Goluchowski, J., & Koohang, A. (2015). Leadership, trust, and knowledge management in relation to organizational performance: Developing an instrument. Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 3 (2), 19-35.

Koohang, A., Paliszkiewicz, J., Nord, J., & Ramim, M. (2014). Advancing a theoretical model for knowledge construction in e-learning. The Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 2(2), 12-25.

Paliszkiewicz, J., Koohang, A., Goluchowski, J., & Nord, J. (2014). Management trust, organizational trust, and organizational performance: Advancing and measuring a theoretical model. Management and Production Engineering Review, 5(1), 32-41.

Paliszkiewicz, J., Koohang, A., & Nord, J. (2014). Management trust, organizational trust, and organizational performance: empirical validation of an instrument. The Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 2(1), 28-39.

Koohang, A. & Paliszkiewicz, J. (2013). Knowledge construction in e-learning: An empirical validation of an active learning model. The Journal of Computer Information Systems, 53(3), 109-114.

Harman, K. & Koohang, A. (2013). MOOC 2050: A Futuristic Tour. Issues in Information Systems, 14(2), 346-352.

Koohang, A., Kohun, F., & DeLorenzo, G. (2013). Knowledge construction through active learning in e-Learning: An empirical study. The Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 1(1), 18-28.

Paliszkiewicz, J. & Koohang, A. (2013). Organizational trust as a foundation for knowledge sharing and its influence on organizational performance. The Online Journal of Applied Knowledge Management, 1(2), 116-127.

Koohang, A., Smith, T., Yerby, J., & Floyd, K. (2012). Active learning in online courses: an examination of students' learning experience. International Journal of Management, Knowledge and Learning, 1(2), 205-216.

Koohang, A. (2012). Active learning in e-learning: advancing a systemic model. Issues in Information Systems, Vol 13(1), 68-76.

Koohang, A., Smith, T. (2012). Direct assessment of student outcomes: a systematic approach. Issues in Information Systems, Vol 13(2), 1-10.

Koohang, A., Floyd, K., & Stewart, C. (2011). Design of an Open Source Learning Objects Authoring Tool - The LO Creator. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning & Learning Objects, 7, 111-123.

Smith, T., Koohang, A., & Behling, R. (2010). Understanding and prioritizing technology management challenges. Journal of Computer Information System, 51(1), 91-98.

Koohang, A. Floyd, K., Smith, T., & Skovira, R. (2010). The hype of using social networking as a tool for learning in e-learning. Issues in Information Systems, 11(2), 30-36.

Smith, T., Koohang, A., & Behling, R. (2010). Formulating an effective cybersecurity curriculum. Issues in Information Systems, 11(1), 410-416.

Koohang, A., Riley, L., Smith, T., & Floyd, K. (2010). Design of an Information Technology Undergraduate Program to Produce IT Versatilists. Journal of Information Technology Education, 9, 99-113.

Behling, S., Floyd, K., Smith, T., Koohang, A., & Behling, R. (2009). Managers’ perspectives on employee information technology fraud issues within companies/organizations, Issues in Information Systems, 10(2), 76-81.

Koohang, A., Floyd, K., Spiers, R., & Riley, L. (2009). Design, implementation, and assessment of an information technology senior capstone course, Issues in Information Systems, 10(1), 22-27.

Koohang, A., Riley, L., Smith, T. & Schreurs, J. (2009). E-Learning and Constructivism: From Theory to Application. Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning & Learning Objects, 5(1), 91-109.

Koohang, A. (2009). A learner-centered model for blended learning design. International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 6(1), 76–91.

Koohang, A., Behling, R. & Behling, S. (2008). Adding a new dimension to education: students’ perceptions toward hybrid/blended course delivery. Issues in Information System, 9(1), 1-5.

Koohang, A. Floyd, K., Santiago, J, Greene, S. and Harman, K. (2008). Design, Development, and Implementation of an Open Source Learning Object Repository. Issues in Informing Science & Information Technology, 5(1), 487-498.

Koohang, A. & Harman, K. (2007). Advancing sustainability of open educational resources. Issues in Informing Science & Information Technology, 4, 535-544.

Du Plessis, J. & Koohang A. (2007). Securing learning in learning object. International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 4(2), 197-208.

Harman, K. & Koohang A. (2006). Diffusion of selected concepts in information systems and management: 1973-2004. Industrial Management and Data Systems, 106(5), 663-679.

Koohang, A. & Harman, K. (2006). The academic open access e-Journal: Platform and portal. Informing Science Journal, 9, 71-81.

Harman, K. & Koohang A. (2006). Frequency of publication and topical emphasis of knowledge management books versus doctoral dissertations: 1983 - 2005. The Journal of Computer Information Systems, 46(2), 64-69.

Koohang, A., du Plessis, J., & Britz, J. (2006). Learning objects in learning organizations: A knowledge management perspective. International Journal of Management and Decision Making, 7(1), 58-70.

Mu, X., & Koohang, A. (2006). Video learning object application system: Beyond the static reusability Issues in Informing Science & Information Technology, 3, 411-422.

Koohang, A. & Harman, K. (2005). Usability of digital libraries and their reusable objects in e-learning settings. Issues in Information Systems, 6(2), 272-278.

Harman, K. & Koohang, A. (2005). Doctoral dissertations on knowledge management 1994-2004. Global Business & Economics Anthology, 6, 492-501.

Koohang, A. & Harman, K. (2005). Open source: A metaphor for e-learning. Informing Science Journal, 8, 75-86.

Harman, K. & Koohang A. (2005). Discussion board: A learning object. Interdisciplinary Journal of Knowledge & Learning Object, 1, 67-77.

Koohang, A. & Ondracek, J. (2005). Users' views about the usability of digital libraries. British Journal of Educational Technology, 36(3), 407-423.

Koohang, A. (2004). Expanding the concept of usability. Informing Science Journal, 7, 129-141.

Koohang, A. (2004). Creating learning objects in collaborative e-learning settings. Issues in Information Systems, 4(2), 584-590.

Koohang, A. & du Plessis, J. (2004). Architecting usability properties in the e-learning instructional design process. International Journal on E-Learning, 3(3), 38-44.

Koohang, A. (2004). Development and validation of an instrument for assessing users' views about the usability of digital libraries. Issues in Informing Science & Information Technology, 1, 55-63.

Koohang, A. (2004). A study of users' perceptions toward e-learning courseware usability. International Journal on E-Learning, 3(2), 10-17.

Koohang, A. (2004). Students' perceptions toward the use of the digital library in weekly web-based distance learning assignments portion of a hybrid program. British Journal of Educational Technology, 35(5), 617-626.

Koohang, A. & Durante, A. (2003). Learners' perceptions toward the web-based distance learning activities/assignments portion of an undergraduate hybrid instructional model. Journal of Information Technology Education, 2, 105-113.

Koohang, A. & Weiss, E. (2003). Effect of prior experience with the Internet on graduate students' perception toward courseware usability & web-based distance learning instruction: an exploratory study in a hybrid instruction environment. Issues in Information Systems, 4(2), 535-542.

Koohang A. & Weiss E. (2002). A survey of web-based/on-line learning platform usability in an undergraduate management curriculum. Case Methods Research & Application, 15, 359-362.

Durante A., Koohang A., & Weiss E. (2000). Teaching & learning on-line: lessons learned. Case Methods Research & Application, 13, 181-186.

Harman, K., Weiss, E., & Koohang, A. (2000). Online instruction via a dynamic roving community. Case Methods Research & Application, 13, 191-197.


Books

Paliszkiewicz, J., Koohang, A. (2016). Social Media and Trust: A Multinational Study of University Students. Informing Science Press: Santa Rosa, California.

Koohang, A. Harman, K., & Britz, J. (Eds.). (2008). Knowledge Management: Theoretical Foundations. Santa Rosa, California: Informing Science Press.

Koohang, A. Harman, K., & Britz, J. (Eds.). (2008). Knowledge Management: Research and Application. Santa Rosa, California: Informing Science Press.

Koohang, A. & Harman, K. (Eds.). (2007). Learning Objects: Theory, Praxis, Issues, and Trends. Santa Rosa, California: Informing Science Press.

Harman, K. & Koohang, A. (Eds.). (2007). Learning Objects: Standards, Metadata, Repositories, & LCMS. Santa Rosa, California: Informing Science Press.

Koohang, A. & Harman, K. (Eds.). (2007). Learning Objects and Instructional Design. Santa Rosa, California: Informing Science Press.

Harman, K. & Koohang, A. (Eds.). (2007). Learning Objects: Applications, Implications, & Future Directions. Santa Rosa, California: Informing Science Press.


Book Chapters

Koohang, A. (2015). Positioning Your Paper for Publication in a Journal: Where Do Authors Go Wrong? In J. Liebowitz, A Guide to Publishing for Academics: Inside the Publish or Perish Phenomenon, CRC Press: Taylor and Francis Group: Florida.

Koohang, A. (2009). Expanding the concept of usability. In G. Gill & E. Cohen, Foundations of Informing Science: 1999 - 2008. Informing Science Press: Santa Rosa, California, 113-134.



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