Solomon Negash

Solomon Negash specializes in e-Learning, business intelligence, and Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for developing economies. He is the 2007 Distinguished Graduate Teaching Award recipient from his university and the 2005 recipient of the distinguished eLearning award from his department. His work is published in Information & Management, Communication of the ACM, Psychology and Marketing, Communication of AIS, International Journal in ICT Education, and at conference proceedings in the US, Canada, Spain, Ethiopia, Kenya, and Malaysia. Prof. Negash is the program coordinator for the Bachelor of Science in Information Systems (BSIS) program at Kennesaw State University. With an engineering, management, and information systems background, his over 20 years of industry experience include consulting, entrepreneurship, management, and systems analysis. His teaching area includes system analysis and design, project management, information systems policy, and information technology management.

Publications

Electronic Payment Adoption in the Banking Sector of Low-Income Countries
Teshome Alemu, Tridib Bandyopadhyay, Solomon Negash. © 2018. 22 pages.
Banks in low-income countries are launching e-banking services such as Internet banking, SMS banking, ATM banking, card banking, point of sales (PoS) and mobile banking. Among...
Steering E-Government Projects from Failure to Success: Using Design-Reality Gap Analysis as a Mid-Implementation Assessment Tool
Lemma Lessa, Solomon Negash, Mesfin Belachew. © 2016. 15 pages.
There are many e-government failures in developing countries. Most studies look at these after the event (post hoc), but this chapter takes an original approach to look...
Steering E-Government Projects from Failure to Success: Using Design-Reality Gap Analysis as a Mid-Implementation Assessment Tool
Lemma Lessa, Solomon Negash, Mesfin Belachew. © 2015. 14 pages.
There are many e-government failures in developing countries. Most studies look at these after the event (post hoc), but this chapter takes an original approach to look...
Electronic Payment Adoption in the Banking Sector of Low-Income Countries
Teshome Alemu, Tridib Bandyopadhyay, Solomon Negash. © 2015. 21 pages.
Banks in low-income countries are launching e-banking services such as Internet banking, SMS banking, ATM banking, card banking, point of sales (PoS) and mobile banking. Among...
Accessing ICT Enabled Content in Low-Income Countries: Think Big, Start Small, and Scale Up
Solomon Negash. © 2012. 12 pages.
While the digital revolution has transformed the way many of us work and live, more than half the world’s population lives in rural areas that have been shut-out of the digital...
Perception of African Youth on Personal Computer Utilization: The Case of Ethiopia and Rwanda
Solomon Negash. © 2012. 21 pages.
The tendency to pursue innovativeness and adopt new technologies has been found more likely with younger individuals and a strong relationship between attitude and personal...
ICT Integration Efforts in Higher Education in Developing Economies: The Case of Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Dawit Tibebu, Tridib Bandyopadhyay, Solomon Negash. © 2011. 25 pages.
A situational modified version of Tearle’s model (2004) is utilized in this study to understand the integration of ICTs in the educational process. The study evaluated self...
Synchronous Hybrid E-Learning: Teaching Complex Information Systems Classes Online
Solomon Negash, Marlene V. Wilcox, Michelle Emerson. © 2010. 13 pages.
An empirical analysis in the form of a pilot study was conducted to compare a complex information technology course taught in a synchronous hybrid e-learning environment with one...
ICT Integration Efforts in Higher Education in Developing Economies: The Case of Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Dawit Tibebu, Tridib Bandyopadhyay, Solomon Negash. © 2010. 25 pages.
A situational modified version of Tearle’s model (2004) is utilized in this study to understand the integration of ICTs in the educational process. The study evaluated self...
Accessing ICT Enabled Content in Low-Income Countries: Think Big, Start Small, and Scale Up
Solomon Negash. © 2010. 12 pages.
While the digital revolution has transformed the way many of us work and live, more than half the world’s population lives in rural areas that have been shut-out of the digital...
ICT Integration Efforts in Higher Education in Developing Economies: The Case of Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia
Dawit Tibebu, Tridib Bandyopadhyay, Solomon Negash. © 2009. 25 pages.
A situational modified version of Tearle’s model (2004) is utilized in this study to understand the integration of ICTs in the educational process. The study evaluated self...
Synchronous Hybrid E-Learning: Empirical Comparison with Asynchronous and Traditional Classrooms
Solomon Negash, Michelle Emerson, John Vandegrieft. © 2009. 14 pages.
An empirical analysis was conducted to compare synchronous hybrid e-Learning environment with traditional classrooms. Empirical study with 165 students from eight colleges at a...
Handbook of Distance Learning for Real-Time and Asynchronous Information Technology Education
Solomon Negash, Michael Whitman, Amy Woszczynski, Ken Hoganson, Herbert Mattord. © 2008. 406 pages.
In information technology, unlike many other fields, the need to support the unique perspective of technologically advanced students and deliver technology-rich content presents...
E-Learning Classifications: Differences and Similarities
Solomon Negash, Marlene V. Wilcox. © 2008. 23 pages.
This chapter identifies six e-learning classifications to understand the different forms of e-learning and demonstrates the differences and similarities of the classifications...
Synchronous Hybrid E-Learning: Teaching Complex Information Systems Classes Online
Solomon Negash, Marlene V. Wilcox, Michelle Emerson. © 2007. 13 pages.
An empirical analysis in the form of a pilot study was conducted to compare a complex information technology course taught in a synchronous hybrid e-learning environment with one...
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education (IJICTE)
David D. Carbonara. Est. 2005.
Ask any teacher at any level of education – technology engages learners and animates their imagination. Technology stimulates minds in ways that make a profound and lasting...
ICT for Ethiopian Community Development
Solomon Negash. © 2005. 7 pages.
Ethiopia is the home of Lucy’s discovery claimed by science as the oldest female in the search for human beginning—dated 3.2 million years (Johanson & Edey, 1981; Foley, 1997...