Chelley Vician

Associate Professor, Accounting

vici9046@stthomas.edu

(651) 962-5551

2115 Summit Ave
McNeely Hall 306
St. Paul, MN 55105

B.A., Accounting, Mundelein College
M.B.A., IS and Intl Business, University of Notre Dame
Ph.D., Information Systems, University of Minnesota

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Chelley Vician joined the faculty in 2010 and teaches in the M.B.A., masters of science in accountancy and undergraduate business programs. She is the SAP University Alliances Faculty Coordinator, leading the integration of business process content throughout the college's programs. Vician also serves as the ISACA academic advocate for the University of St. Thomas. She has previously taught at the business programs of Michigan Technological University, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities.

Vician's research emphasizes how individuals and teams make decisions to adopt and use information systems (especially collaboration, health and learning systems) as well as the effects of such use upon activity outcomes. She also investigates data and information quality issues of integrated systems in the workplace. She has published articles in scholarly journals such as DataBase, Journal of the Association for Information Systems, Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Group Decision and Negotiation, and numerous conference proceedings.

Vician is a senior editor for DataBase and associate editor for the Communications of the Association for Information Systems and e-Services Journal. She has also served as treasurer of the Association of Information Systems SIGEd/IAIM, Midwest Region Chapter of AISand ICIS 2010 conference.

Her professional activities in recent years have included accounting process projects with a number of regional nonprofit organizations, including Lifetrack Resources, Highland Friendship Club, River Valley Riders, West 7th Organization and Turningpoint (for victims of domestic and sexual violence). Prior professional projects have included organizations such as the Internal Revenue Service, Texaco, Kimberly-Clark, Girl Scouts, United Way/Crusade of Mercy (Chicago) and several hospitals.

She earned her Ph.D. in information systems from the University of Minnesota, her M.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame, and her B.A. (business/accounting) from Mundelein College. Prior to her academic career, she worked as an information systems professional in banking, health care, fundraising, government and education sectors.

Summer 2015 Courses
Summer 2015 Courses
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Fall 2015 Courses
Fall 2015 Courses
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ACCT 775 - 711 Accounting Information Systems M - W - - - - 1230 - 1400 TMH 357
Description of course Accounting Information Systems : CRN: 42873
This course examines the governance and control dimensions of accounting information systems and their use in management decision-making. Principles and problems of accounting system design and alternative information processing approaches will be presented. Planning and control issues in information systems, such as internal control procedures and management reports, will also be addressed.

Schedule Details

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CISC 419 - 01 Accounting Information Systems M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 OSS 432
Description of course Accounting Information Systems : CRN: 40764 4 Credit Hours
(Formerly QMCS 419) This course will provide an understanding of the conceptual framework and practices of accounting information systems and the ability to work effectively with computer specialists and management to design, implement and audit such systems. Examples of subjects included are: systems development life cycle (SDLC), systems analysis phase of the SDLC, data and process models, operations of a corporate data center, including internal controls, database integrity, audit considerations for both internal and external auditors, unit integration, and system testing. Prerequisites: CISC 110 or 200, and previous or concurrent enrollment in ACCT 316

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CISC 419 - 02 Accounting Information Systems M - W - - - - 1730 - 1915 OSS 432
Description of course Accounting Information Systems : CRN: 42190 4 Credit Hours
(Formerly QMCS 419) This course will provide an understanding of the conceptual framework and practices of accounting information systems and the ability to work effectively with computer specialists and management to design, implement and audit such systems. Examples of subjects included are: systems development life cycle (SDLC), systems analysis phase of the SDLC, data and process models, operations of a corporate data center, including internal controls, database integrity, audit considerations for both internal and external auditors, unit integration, and system testing. Prerequisites: CISC 110 or 200, and previous or concurrent enrollment in ACCT 316

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J-Term 2016 Courses
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Academic and Professional Positions
  • Associate Professor, University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business, Saint Paul / Minneapolis (2014 - present)
  • Associate Professor, University of St. Thomas - Opus College of Business, St. Paul / Minneapolis (2012 - 2014)
  • Distinguished Service Faculty, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul / Mpls (2010 - 2012)
  • Associate Professor, Michigan Technological University, Houghton (1994 - 2010)
  • Assistant Professor, University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh, Oshkosh (1998 - 1999)
  • Research / Teaching Assistant, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (1990 - 1994)
  • User Services Consultant & Trainer, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame (1988 - 1990)
  • Systems Development Manager, United Way / Crusade of Mercy, Chicago (1985 - 1988)
  • Senior Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, Chicago (1981 - 1985)
  • Programmer-Analyst, LaSalle National Bank, Chicago (1979 - 1980)

Professional Memberships
  • AIS Educator's Association
  • American Accounting Association
  • Association for Computing Machinery
  • Association for Information Systems
  • Beta Gamma Sigma
  • ISACA
  • International Academy for Information Management
  • International Federation for Information Processing
  • Kappa Gamma Pi
  • Midwest Association for Information Systems

Professional Service
  • AIS SIG-ED IAIM Academy of Info Systems & Intl Academy of Info Management, Reviewer
  • Communications of the Association for Information Systems, Editor
  • DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, Editor
  • Journal of Information Systems Education, Reviewer
  • eService Journal, Editor

Publications
  • Buche, M. W., Davis, L. R., & Vician, C. M. (2012). Does technology acceptance affect e-learning in a non-technology intensive course?. Journal of Information Systems Education, (23)(1), pp. 41-50
  • Lending, D., & Vician, C. M. (2012). Writing information systems teaching tips: Guidelines for JISE submission. Journal of Information Systems Education, (23)(1), pp. 11-18
  • Beise, C., Carte, T., Vician, C. M., & Chidambaram, L. (2010). A case study of project management practices in virtual settings lessons from working in and managing virtual teams. DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems, (41)(4), pp. 75-97
  • DeSanctis, G., Poole, M. S., Zigurs, I., DeSharnais, G., & Vician, C. M. (2008). The Minnesota GDSS research project: Group support systems, group processes, and outcomes. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, (9)(10/11), pp. 551-608
  • Buche, M. W., Davis, L. R., & Vician, C. M. (2007). A longitudinal investigation of the effects of computer anxiety on performance in a computing-intensive learning environment. Journal of Information Systems Education, (18)(4), pp. 415-423
  • Gribbins, M. L., Hadidi, R., Urbaczewski, A., & Vician, C. M. (2007). Technology-enhanced learning in blended learning environments: A report on standard practices. (20), pp. 741-759
  • Vician, C. M. (2007). On becoming an information systems professional: Reflections on academic career demands. (20), pp. 46-50
  • Charlesworth, P., Charlesworth, D., & Vician, C. M. (2006). Students' perspectives of the influence of web-based coursework on incidences of cheating. (83)(9), pp. 1368-1375
  • Fuller, R. M., Vician, C. M., & Brown, S. A. (2006). E-learning and individual characteristics: The role of computer anxiety and communication apprehension. Journal of Computer Information Systems, (46)(4), pp. 103-115
  • Davis, L. R., Johnson, D., & Vician, C. M. (2005). Technology mediated learning and prior academic performance. (2)(4), pp. 386-401
  • Brown, S. A., Fuller, R. M., & Vician, C. M. (2004). Who's afraid of the virtual world?. Journal of the Association for Information Systems, (5)(2), pp. 79-107
  • Vician, C. M., Garfield, M., Hoffer, J., Prescott, M., & Rollier, B. (2004). The chicken and the egg debate: Positioning database content in the information systems curriculum. (14), pp. 147-157
  • Charlesworth, P., & Vician, C. M. (2003). Leveraging technology for chemical sciences education: An early assessment of WebCT usage in first-year chemistry courses. (80)(11), pp. 1333-37
  • Vician, C. M. (2003). An empirical examination of communication practices and information technology adoption in an international environmental alliance. (3)(4), pp. 7-27
  • Vician, C. M., & Davis, L. R. (2003). Investigating computer anxiety and communication apprehension as performance antecedents in a computer-intensive learning environment. Journal of Computer Information Systems, (43)(2), pp. 51-57
  • Vician, C. M., & Brown, S. A. (2001). Re-engineering participation through on-line learning environments: An examination of communication apprehension, choice, and performance. Journal of Computer Information Systems, (42)(1), pp. 26-36
  • Vician, C. M., & Brown, S. A. (2000). Unraveling the Message Quilt: An Examination of the Characteristics of Student Interaction in Computer-based Communication Assignments. (17)(2), pp. 211-229
  • Vician, C. M., & DeSanctis, G. (2000). The Impact of Role Training in a User-Driven Group Support System Environment. (9)(4), pp. 275-296
  • Vician, C. M., & Nickles, K. (1998). Learning by Doing: A Remote Communication Project. Journal of Information Systems Education, (9)(1 & 2), pp. 10-14
  • Vician, C. M., & Brown, S. A. (1996). Implementing Computer-based Communication into Course Instruction: Lessons Learned and Tips for the Future. International Business Schools Computing Quarterly, (8)(1), pp. 20-27

Books and Chapters
  • Vician, C. M. (2012). Modern database management instructor's manual 11th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall
  • Vician, C. M. (2010). Modern database management instructor's manual 10th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall
  • Vician, C. M. (2008). Modern database management instructor's manual 9th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall
  • Vician, C. M. (2008). Unified information security management. Hershey, PA Hershey, PA: PA IGI Global Publishers
  • Buche, M., & Vician, C. M. (2005). Encyclopedia of Multimedia & Networks. In Margherita Pagani - Boconi Univ. Italy (Ed.), A unified information security management plan (pp. 993-1000). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing (now IGI Global)
  • Vician, C. M., & Buche, M. (2005). Encyclopedia of Multimedia & Networks. In Margherrita Pagani - Bocconi Univ, Italy (Ed.), Information technology and virtual communities (pp. 417-423). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing

Research Interests
  • Accounting
  • Information Technology

Presentations
  • "Investigating technology integration in accounting education: Teaching with technology" OCB Faculty Research Symposium, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 01, 2014
  • "Connecting the dots: Exploring the use of SAP for teaching accounting concepts" AAA Conference on Teaching and Learning in Accounting, Anaheim, California, August 01, 2013
  • "Charting the future of accounting information systems (AIS) courses" Americas Conference on Information Systems, Seattle, Washington, August 01, 2012
  • "Charting the future of accounting information systems (AIS) courses" Americas Conference on Information Systems, Seattle, Washington, August 01, 2012
  • "Longitudinal effects of computer-mediated communication anxiety on interaction in virtual teams" OCB Summer Research Seminar, Minneapolis, Minnesota, February 01, 2012
  • "A resource review for health care quality execution: Business intelligence strategy" Americas Conference on Information Systems, Detroit, MI, August 01, 2011
  • "Technology acceptance and e-learning performance in a non-technology-intensive course" AIS SIG-ED IAIM Academy of Info Systems & Intl Academy of Info Management, Phoenix, Arizona, December 01, 2009
  • "Computer self-efficacy and performance in a technology assisted learning environment for introductory accounting" AAA - American Accounting Association Midwest Regional, St Louis, Missouri, April 01, 2009
  • "Refining the introductory course" Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, May 01, 2008
  • "Technology-enhanced learning in blended learning environments: Practical considerations and lessons learned" Americas Conference on Information Systems, Keystone, Colorado, August 01, 2007
  • "Instructional use of podcasting and RSS: Issues and benefits" Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Springfield, Illinois, May 01, 2007
  • "An e-Ccllaboration tutorial for sharing digital work with geographically dispersed collaborators" Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Springfield, Illinois, May 01, 2007
  • "Participant observation of virtual decision-making meetings" Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 01, 2006
  • "Leading by example: The importance of early adopter experimentation for emerging technologies diffusion" Midwest Association for Information Systems Conference, Grand Rapids, Michigan, May 01, 2006
  • "Database tool choice" IAIM - International Association for Information Management, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, January 01, 2006
  • "Patient record privacy and accuracy and their effects on the adoption of hospital patient-care information systems" International Association for Computer Information Systems, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 01, 2005
  • "Quality care and the technology acceptance of nurses" International Association for Computer Information Systems, New Orleans, Louisiana, October 01, 2005
  • "Computer Instrumentation & Visualization in an Interactive Studio Environment" American Chemical Society Great Lakes Region, Peoria, Illinois, October 01, 2004
  • "Challenges to Facilitating Virtual Database Project Teams" Americas Conference on Information Systems, New York, New York, August 01, 2004
  • "Understanding the role of anxiety and self-efficacy within a computing-intensive learning environment" Americas Conference on Information Systems, New York, New York, August 01, 2004