Al-Imam Mohammad Ibn Saud Islamic University
College of Computer and Information Sciences
Information Systems Department
IS MSc Program 2016/2017 Fall Semester
IS714 (Business IT/IS Alignment)
A major part of this course is to show your ability and competency to seek, read, analyze,
structure and then write about some academic activities related to the current course. In
this assignment you are requested to submit an essay of no less than 1500 words directly
Understanding different views about IS and IT terminologies
Therefore and in order to submit the required essay in a professional style, you have to
follow some major requirements as follow:
This assignment is not group work. It is an individual assignment (work
As aforementioned, no less than 1500 words is accepted.
You have to highlight and show different references that you have referred to
during your essay writing.
You can refer to any sort of references (bibliographies) such as textbooks,
academic papers (if you can access), websites, and online materials and so on.
Do not forget to mention them.
Your essay writing should be coherent to help different readers to understand
easily your report.
Figures and tables are more welcomed but with certain use and limit.
You have to follow a professional writing style such as:
Writing structure (titles, sub-titles etc)
Writing formats (pages numbers, text font size,
font type, etc)
References at the end of your essay
Electronically, submit your assignments at any time before the deadline (see
below for more information on how to submit your assignment). This is
according to the availability of Bb!
The hard copies of your essays have to be submitted during class time last
the week before term break
Please note that, copying others’ works (as is) or asking other people to
write on behalf of you means FAIL (F).