Crossing Disciplines for Educational Concepts: The Value of REA as a Top-Down Approach to Introduce Entity-Relationship Diagramming in IS Curricula Conference

Trimmer, K, LeRouge, C, Pinsker, R. (2002). Crossing Disciplines for Educational Concepts: The Value of REA as a Top-Down Approach to Introduce Entity-Relationship Diagramming in IS Curricula . 844-849.



cited authors

  • Trimmer, K; LeRouge, C; Pinsker, R

fiu authors

abstract

  • Data modeling is an important IS skill generally included in IS curricula. This paper integrates the REA framework into data modeling instruction. An REA (top down) approach is presented as a means to enrich students' conceptual framework of the data modeling and to reinforce a strategic perspective of information systems.

publication date

  • December 1, 2002

start page

  • 844

end page

  • 849