Faculty Profile

Jack Becker

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Information Technology and Decision Sciences
College
College of Business

    

Education

PhD, Washington University, 1977.
Major: Financial Economics, Marketing
MBA, Washington University, 1971.
Major: Masters of Business Administration
BA, Washington University, 1969.
Major: Mathematics

Current Scheduled Teaching*

BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Spring 2020
BCIS 2610.003, Introduction to Computers in Business, Spring 2020
BCIS 4660.002, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Spring 2020
BCIS 2610.003, Introduction to Computers in Business, Fall 2019 Syllabus
BCIS 2610.501, Introduction to Computers in Business, Fall 2019
BCIS 4660.002, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Fall 2019 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

BCIS 3610.501, Basic Information Systems, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5700.001, Strategic Use of Information Technology, Summer 5W1 2019 SPOT
BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 2610.003, Introduction to Computers in Business, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4660.002, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4660.001, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4660.002, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 5W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Summer 5W1 2018 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5700.001, Strategic Use of Information Technology, Summer 5W1 2018 SPOT
BCIS 2610.003, Introduction to Computers in Business, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4660.001, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4660.002, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 2610.050, Introduction to Computers in Business, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4660.001, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4660.002, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 5W1 2017 Syllabus SPOT
DSCI 3996.715, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Summer 10W 2017 Syllabus
BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Summer 5W1 2017 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5700.001, Strategic Use of Information Technology, Summer 5W1 2017 SPOT
BCIS 4660.001, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4660.002, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 2610.050, Introduction to Computers in Business, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4660.001, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4660.002, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 5W1 2016 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Summer 5W1 2016 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5700.001, Strategic Use of Information Technology, Summer 5W1 2016 SPOT
BCIS 4660.001, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4660.002, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5900.715, Special Problems, Spring 2016
BCIS 4660.001, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4660.002, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 5W1 2015 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Summer 5W1 2015 Syllabus SPOT
BCIS 5700.001, Strategic Use of Information Technology, Summer 5W1 2015 SPOT
BCIS 5520.002, Information Technology Service Management, Spring 2015
BCIS 4660.001, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Spring 2015 Syllabus
BCIS 4660.002, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Spring 2015 Syllabus
BCIS 4660.001, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Fall 2014 Syllabus
BCIS 4660.002, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Fall 2014 Syllabus
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 5W1 2014
BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Summer 5W1 2014
BCIS 5700.001, Strategic Use of Information Technology, Summer 5W1 2014
BCIS 5520.002, Information Technology Service Management, Spring 2014
BCIS 4660.001, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Spring 2014
BCIS 4660.002, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Spring 2014
BCIS 5900.715, Special Problems, Spring 2014
BCIS 4660.001, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Fall 2013
BCIS 4660.002, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Fall 2013
BCIS 5900.715, Special Problems, Fall 2013
BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Summer 5W1 2013
BCIS 5700.001, Strategic Use of Information Technology, Summer 5W1 2013
BCIS 5520.002, Information Technology Service Management, Spring 2013
BCIS 4660.001, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Spring 2013
BCIS 4660.002, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Spring 2013
BCIS 5900.715, Special Problems, Spring 2013
BCIS 4660.001, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Fall 2012
BCIS 4660.002, Introduction to Data Warehousing, Fall 2012
BCIS 3610.001, BASIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS, Summer 5W2 2012
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 5W1 2012
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 3W1 2012
BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Summer 5W1 2012
BCIS 5700.001, Strategic Use of Information Technology, Summer 5W1 2012
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Spring 2012
BCIS 5900.715, Special Problems, Spring 2012
BCIS 3610.006, Basic Information Systems, Fall 2011
BCIS 4660.001, Decision Systems Design, Fall 2011
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Fall 2011
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 3W1 2011
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 5W1 2011
BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Summer 5W1 2011
BCIS 5700.001, Strategic Use of Information Technology, Summer 5W1 2011
BCIS 4660.001, Decision Systems Design, Spring 2011
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Spring 2011
BCIS 3610.006, Basic Information Systems, Fall 2010
BCIS 4660.001, Decision Systems Design, Fall 2010
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Fall 2010
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 3W1 2010
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 5W1 2010
BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Summer 5W1 2010
BCIS 5700.001, Strategic Use of Information Technology, Summer 5W1 2010
BCIS 4660.001, Decision Systems Design, Spring 2010
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Spring 2010
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 3W1 2009
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 5W1 2009
BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Summer 5W1 2009
BCIS 5700.001, Strategic Use of Information Technology, Summer 5W1 2009
BCIS 4660.001, Decision Systems Design, Spring 2009
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Spring 2009
BCIS 4900.715, Special Problems, Spring 2009
BCIS 3610.003, Basic Information Systems, Fall 2008
BCIS 4660.001, Decision Systems Design, Fall 2008
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Fall 2008
BCIS 3610.003, Basic Information Systems, Summer 5W1 2008
BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Summer 5W1 2008
BCIS 4900.715, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2008
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Spring 2008
BCIS 5900.715, Special Problems, Spring 2008
BCIS 3610.003, Basic Information Systems, Fall 2007
BCIS 4660.001, Decision Systems Design, Fall 2007
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Fall 2007
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 5W1 2007
BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Summer 5W1 2007
BCIS 5910.715, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2007
BCIS 5610.001, Executive and Decision Support Technologies, Spring 2007
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Spring 2007
BCIS 3610.003, Basic Information Systems, Fall 2006
BCIS 4660.001, Decision Systems Design, Fall 2006
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Fall 2006
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 5W1 2006
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 3W1 2006
BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Summer 5W1 2006
BCIS 4900.715, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2006
BCIS 5610.001, Executive and Decision Support Technologies, Spring 2006
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Spring 2006
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Fall 2005
BCIS 5700.001, Strategic Use of Information Technology, Fall 2005
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 5W1 2005
BCIS 3610.001, Basic Information Systems, Summer 3W1 2005
BCIS 4690.001, Information Technology Management, Summer 5W1 2005
BCIS 4660.002, Decision Systems Design, Spring 2005
BCIS 5610.001, Executive and Decision Support Technologies, Spring 2005
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Spring 2005
BCIS 4660.001, Decision Systems Design, Fall 2004
BCIS 4620.001, Introduction to Database Applications, Fall 2004

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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