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  Profile

David F. Wood, Ph.D.
Associate Dean, School of Communications & Information Systems (School of Communications and Information Systems)
Professor of Computer & Information Systems (Computer and Information Systems)
Director, Doctor of Science Program (School of Communications and Information Systems)
wood@rmu.edu
412-397-6465 phone (M)
412-397-6469 fax
Wheatley Center 308


My Website


Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Business Administration, University of Pittsburgh, 1979
  • Master of Business Administration, Operations Research, University of Pittsburgh, 1969
  • Bachelor of Science, Physics, Carnegie Mellon University, 1968

Area of Expertise/Research

  • Information Systems Curriculum
  • Information Systems Program Accreditation
  • Teaching Programming Languages

Publications

  • Laverty, J., Wood, D., Kohun, F., Turchek, J. (2011). Comparative Analysis Of Mobile Application Development And Security Models. Issues in Information Systems  XII(1) 301-312.
  • Laverty, J., Kohun, F., Wood, D., Turchek, J. (2011). Vulnerabilities And Threats To Mobile Device Security From A Practitioner’s Point Of View.  Issues in Information Systems XII(2) 181-193.
  • Wood, D., Kohun, F. and Laverty, J. (2010). The Object Oriented Approach in Systems Analysis and Design Texts: Consistency Within the IS Curriculum. Information Systems Education Journal, 8 (61). http://isedj.org/8/61/. ISSN: 1545-679X.(A preliminary version appears in The Proceedings of ISECON 2008: §3155. ISSN: 1542-7382.)
  • Wood, D., Kohun, F., Ali, A., Paullet, K., Davis, G. (2010). Cyber Forensics and Security as an ABET CAC Accreditable Program. Information Systems Education Journal, 8(60). http://isedj.org/8/60/. ISSN: 1545-679X. (A preliminary version appears in The Proceedings of ISECON 2009: ?2355. ISSN: 1542-7382.)
  • Laverty, Wood, and Turchek (2010). Using Blackboard's Learning Suite in ABET - CAC Outcomes Assessment and Accreditation. Information Systems Education Journal, 8 (64). http://isedj.org/8/64/. ISSN: 1545-679X. (A preliminary version appears in The Proceedings of ISECON 2009: §1734. ISSN: 1542-7382.)
  • Laverty, J., Wood, D., Kohun, F., DeLorenzo, G. (2010). Perceptions of the Importance of Object Programming Language Content by Industry Professionals:  A Preliminary Study. Issues in Information Systems, XI(1), 715-723.
  • Kohun, Wood, and Laverty (2009). Systems Oriented Architecture, Unified Process Life Cycle, and IS Model Curriculum Compatibility: Meeting Industry Needs. Information Systems Education Journal, 7 (15). http://isedj.org/7/15/. ISSN: 1545-679X. (A preliminary version appears in The Proceedings of ISECON 2007: §2314. ISSN: 1542-7382.)
  • Baugh, J., Kovacs, P., Scarpino, J., Davis, G., Wood, D. (2009).  Employers and Educators Want Information Systems Graduates to be able to Communicate.  Issues in Information Systems, X(1) 198-207
  • Ali, A., Kohun, F., Wood, D. (2009). Selecting a first programming language to teach perspective teachers – Case examples from two programs. Issues in Information Systems, X(2) 128-137
  • Wood, D., Kohun, F. and Laverty, J. SOA in the Context of a Comparison of Distributed Computing Architectures and the IS Curriculum (2008).  Issues in Information Systems IX(1). 
  • Ali, A., Kohun, F. and Wood, D.  (2007).  Comparing Two Program Contents With Computing Curricula 2005 Knowledge Areas. Issues in Information Systems VIII(2)
  • Kohun, F., Wood, D., Laverty, J. (2007).  Systems Oriented Architecture, Unified Process life Cycle, and IS Model Curriculum Compatibility:  Meeting Industry Needs. Information Systems Education Journal, 5(1).
  • Wood, D., and Skovira, R. (2007).  Secure Programming Concepts In Selected C++ And Java™ Textbooks. Issues in Information Systems VIII(1).

Presentations

  • 2010 - Laverty, J., Wood, D., Turchek, J. (2010) Implementing a Dynamic Database-Driven Course using LAMP. Information Systems Educators Conference 2010 ISECON Proceedings Nashville Tennessee, USA v27 n1375
  • 2008 - Wood, D., Kohun, F. and Laverty, J. The Object Oriented Approach in Systems Analysis and Design Texts: Consistency Within the IS Curriculum. Proceedings of ISECON 2008, v25 (Phoenix).
  • 2007 - Kohun, F G, D F Wood, and J P Laverty. Systems Oriented Architecture, Unified Process Life Cycle, and IS Model Curriculum Compatibility: Meeting Industry Needs. In The Proceedings of ISECON 2007, v 24 (Pittsburgh): ?2314. ISSN: 1542-7382. (Category B)

Schedule of Courses
Schedule Book for All Active and Available Future Terms, David


Fall 2014: Doctorate
Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • DISC8150-A
  • -APPTMWood2 (08/18-12/13/14)11 Seats
  • DISC9520-L
  • -APPTMWood1 (08/18-12/13/14)0 Seats

    Spring 2015: Doctora
    Course-SectionTimeDaysLocInstructorSessionSeats
  • DISC9530-J
  • -APPTMWood2 (01/05-05/02/15) Seats

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