Karmela Aleksić-Maslać, M.Sc

Departments: Executive MBA Program, Executive MBA in HRM, Supply Chain Management, Management of Information Systems

Karmela Aleksić-Maslać, M.Sc

Curriculum Vitae

Karmela Aleksić-Maslać, senior lecturer is the head of the ICT Department at Zagreb School of Economics and Management (ZSEM), head of freshmen, SUR (part time students). She is co-managing ZSEM's MBA Program Management Information System and is a member of ZSEM's AACSB accreditation team. Master's degree gained at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing (FER) in Zagreb, where is also writing her doctoral dissertation in the field of e-learning system quality management. As a teaching assistant at FER was engaged in teaching and scientific research activities and has participated in the 10 technology and IT projects financed by the Ministry of Science and Technology and Croatian Academic and Research Network (CARNet). She took a leading role in the introduction of the first projects of various kinds of e-learning in education in Croatia, such as videoconferencing, digital content, multimedia and LMS systems. Since 2002. is working as Head of the ICT Department at Zagreb School of Economics and Management. She developed a course syllabus “Information and communications technology”, “Management information systems” and “Enterprise Resource Planning Systems” and participated in the creation of syllabus of all elective courses within the ICT Department. She played an important role in the systematic introduction of e-learning in the process of education at ZSEM and in the e-learning system quality management. She has published over 50 scientific papers in reviewed international conferences or in journals. Also was the reviewer in several conferences and journals.

She is founder and program chair of the ZSEM students conference Management Information Systems.

She is member of: Sloan Consortium, IEEE Education Society, International Network for Engineering Education & Research – INEER; EDEN-European Distance and E-Learning Network, IIIS – International Institute of Informatics and Systemics.


Book Chapters:

  1. Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Njavro, Duro; Karalic, Katarina: „Motivational Characteristics of E-students“, chapter in EDEN book Distance and E-learning in Transition, iSTE & WILEY, 2009. (edited by Ulrich Bernath, Andras Szücs, Alan Tait and Martine Vidal), str. 499-510

Peer Reviewed Journals:

  1. Aleksić-Maslać, Karmela; Magzan, Maša: "ICT as a tool for building social capital in higher education"; Campus-Wide Information Systems; ISSN: 1065-0741, Volume: 29 Issue: 4, 2012.
  2. Aleksić-Maslać, Karmela; Koričan, Mirna; Njavro, Đuro: "Корреляция между качеством разработанных электронных учебных курсов и активностью студентов" (Correlation between the Quality of Developed E-learning Courses and Student Activity), ISSN1026-955X, Issue 11, Alma Mater, 2012.
  3. Aleksić-Maslać, Karmela; Poropat Darrer, Jagoda; Đuras, Tihana: "Correlation and Frequency of Use of the Netspeak Elements in Asynchronous Discussion within the Same Generation of Students in the 1st and in the 7th Semester": WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on ADVANCES in ENGINEERING EDUCATION, ISSN: 1790-197, Issue 12, Volume 7, December 2010.
  4. Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Vasic, Dina, Poropat Darrer, Jagoda „Correlation between Netspeak elements and asynchronous disussion“, WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on INFORMATION SCIENCE and APPLICATIONS, ISSN, 1790-0832, Issue 7, Volume 7, 2010.
  5. Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Vasic, Dina; Korican, Mirna: „Student Learning Contribution through E-Learning Dimension at Course „Management Information Systems“„, WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on INFORMATION SCIENCE AND APPLICATIONS“, Issue 3, Volume 7,  2010.
  6. Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Magzan, Masa; Juric, Visnja: „Social phenomenon of Community on Online Learning: Digital Interaction and Collaborative Learning Experience“, WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on INFORMATION SCIENCE AND APPLICATIONS“, Issue 8, Volume 6,  2009.
  7. Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Korican, Mirna; Vasic, Dina: „Tumacenje veze izmedu etike i interneta medu studentima Zagrebacke zkole ekonomije i managementa“, Obnovljeni zivot, Casopis za filozofiju i religijske znanosti, Zagreb, 2009.
  8. Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Njavro, Duro; Vasic, Dina: „Upravljanje kvalitetom e-learning sustava na Zagrebackoj zkoli ekonomije i mangementa“, ZZEMrevija za management, Zagreb, 2009.
  9. Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Magzan, Masa; Maslac, Ilena: „The Best Parctice - E-Learning Course Sociology“, WSEAS Transactions on Advances in Engineering Education, Issue 12, Volume 5, December 2008.
  10. Pizeta, Ivanka; Jeren, Branko; Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela: „Straight lines, windows and background synthesis in deconvolution procedure“, Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 375 (1994) 169-174. (Current Contest)

Peer Reviewed Proceedings & PR presentations:

  1. Aleksić-Maslać, Karmela; Poropat Darrer, Jagoda; Djuras, Tihana: ''Standards for Measuring the Netspeaks Quantity in On-Line Text Content'', International Multi-Conference on Society, Cybernetics and Informatics (IMSCI 2012),Orlando, Florida, July 17-20, 2012.
  2. Aleksić-Maslać, Karmela; Njavro, Đuro; Đuras, Tihana: "Comparison of the student activity inside online course content within the same-generation of students in the 1st then in the 7th semester", International Conference on Information Technology (ICIT-2012), Saratov (Russia), July 6-9, 2012.
  3. Đuras, Tihana; Aleksić-Maslać, Karmela; Poropat Darrer, Jagoda: "Gap between generations in using Netspeak as a new language form of Information Communication Technology: what is really going on at Zagreb School of Economics and Management", 2012 EDEN annual conference, Porto, Portugal, June 6-9, 2012.
  4. Aleksić-Masla, Karmela; Magzan, Maša: "ICT as a tool for Building Social Capital in Higher Education", International Conference on Engineering Education (ICEE 2011), Belfast, August 21-26, 2011.
  5. Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Poropat Darrer, Jagoda; Djuras, Tihana: „Comparison of the distribution of Netspeak elements in asynchronous discussion within the same generation of students in the 1st then in the 7th semester“, Proceedings of 7th WSEAS/IASME International Conference on Educational Technologies (EDUTE '11), Iasi (Romania), July 1-3, 2011.
  6. Vasic, Dina; Borovic, Franjo; Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; “M-learning as a new opportunity in knowledge management development“, 30th International Conference on Organizational Science Development FUTURE ORGANIZATION, March 23rd-25th 2011, Portoroz (Slovenia).
  7. Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela: „Quality management of e-learning system – Case study of Zagreb School of Economics and Management”, AACSB Associate Deans and Innovative Program Conference, Nov. 01-03. 2010, St. Pete Beach (Florida, USA).
  8. Magzan, Maza; Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Juric, Viznja: „Teamwork in Relation to Quality E-learning: Business Education Context“, Advances in Business-Related Scientific Research Conference (ABSRC 2010), Sardinia, Sept 8-10 2010.
  9. Vasic, Dina; Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Poropat Darrer, Jagoda; „Impact of Information and Communication Technologies on Language Changes and the Creation of the New Language Form –  Netspeak“, EDEN conference, Valencia June 2010.
  10. Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Vasic, Dina; Poropat Darrer, Jagoda: „Analysis of particular Netspeak elements in closed discussion within the Information and Communication Technologies course”, Proceedings of 6th WSEAS/IASME International Conference on Educational Technologies (EDUTE '10), Kantaoui, Sousse, (Tunisia), May 3-6, 2010.
  11. Coric, Mirna; Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela: „E-learning potential in education sector of developing countries: relationship marketing tool and cost cutting tool in times of financial downturn“, ICSIT, Orlando, (USA), 2010.
  12. Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Vasic, Dina; Korican, Mirna: „E-learning Development through the Course Management Information Systems”, Proceedings of 8th WSEAS international conference on E-activities, Puerto De La Cruz, Tenerife (Spain), Dec 14-16, 2009.
  13. Borovic, Franjo; Vasic, Dina; Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela: „IP addressing and subnet int the global economy“, Znanstvena konferenca z mednarodno udelezbo „Management, Izobrazevanje in turizem“ – kreativno v spremembe, Portoroz (Slovenija), oktober 22-23, 2009.
  14. Coric, Mirna; Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela: „E-Learning as a Competitive Advantage ZSEM Productivity Increase Strategies in Time of Global Financial Changes” , Online Educa Berlin, 2009.
  15. Magzan, Masa; Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela: „ICT as an effective tool for internationalization of higher education“, The 13th Multi-conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: WMSCI, Academic Globalization: AG 2009, Orlando, (USA), July 10-13, 2009.
  16. Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Magzan, Masa; Juric, Visnja: „The Role of Discussion Boards in Facilitating Communities of Inquiry: A Case of ICT and Sociology Courses at Zagreb School of Economics and Management“, Proceedings of  WSEAS international conference on education EDU 09, La Laguna, Tenereife (Spain), July  01-03, 2009.
  17. Vasic, Dina; Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Kuprezak, Marko: „Impact of CMS Systems on the Development of Educational Institutions“, EDEN Annual Conference, Gdansk (Poland), June 10-13, 2009.
  18. Karmela Aleksic-Maslac, Masa Magzan, Ilena Maslac: „The Development of the E-Learning Course Sociology”, Proceedins of the 7th WSEAS international conference on Education and Educational Technology (EDU 08), Venice (Italy), Nov 21-23, 2008.
  19. Coric, Mirna; Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela: „Implication and Presence of KM in Brazil: examples and cases”, XIII International Conference „Competitiveness in Information Society: BRICS-countries experience”, Moskva, 22.-24.10.2008.
  20. Karmela Aleksic-Maslac, Mirna Korican, Djuro Njavro: „E-Learning Course Development – Quality Standards“, International Conference on Education and Information Systems, Technologies and Applications (EISTA 2008), Orlando, USA, June 29th to July 2nd, 2008.
  21. Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Vasic, Dina; Kuljanac Matic, Svjetlana: „Applying Knowledge Management in Croatian Companies“, 27. Mednarodna konferenca o razvoju organizacijskih znanosti Znanje za trajnostni razvoj, Portoroz (Slovenija), march 19-21, 2008.
  22. Vasic, Dina; Aleksic-Maslac, Karmela; Njavro, Mato: „The Impact of Information and Communication Technologies on Organizational Efficiency“, 27. Mednarodna konferenca o razvoju organizacijskih znanosti Znanje za trajnostni razvoj, Portoroz (Slovenija), march 19-21, 2008.
  23. Karmela Aleksic-Maslac, Mirna Korican, Dina Vasic: „Correlation between student activities and on-line discussion”, Proceedings of 7th WSEAS international conference on E-activities, Cairo (Egypt), Dec 29-31, 2008.
  24. K. Aleksic-Maslac, D. Njavro, F. Borovic: „Curriculum Development of the Course Information and Communication Technologies“, International Conference on Engineering Education (ICEE 2008), Pecs, Budapest, July 27th to July 29, 2008.
  25. Karmela Aleksic-Maslac, Mirna Korican, Duro Njavro: „Important Role of Asynchronous Discussion in E-Learning System”, International Conference on Engineering Education and Research 2007 (ICEER 2007), Melbourne (Australia), Dec. 02-07, 2007.
  26. Karmela Aleksic-Maslac, Duro Njavro, Pasko Anic-Antic: „Advanced Testing Using Online Quizzes in WebCT”, Online Educa Berlin 2007, Nov. 28 – 30, 2007, Berlin (Germany).
  27. Duro Njavro, Karmela Aleksic-Maslac: „The Role of Management in the Development of the E-Learning System”, Case study, GUIDE 2006 – Global Universities in Distance Education, Rome (ITA), Feb 13-14 2006.
  28. Ivica Crnkovic, Karmela Aleksic-Maslac, Hrvoje Jerkovic: „Holistic Approach in Education – Filling the Gap between Different Disciplines”, 28th Int. Conf. Information Technology Interfaces, June 19-22, 2006, Cavtat/Dubrovnik (Croatia).
  29. Duro Njavro, Katarina Karalic, Karmela Aleksic-Maslac: „Motivational Characteristics of E-students”, EDEN 2006 Annual Conference – E-Competences for life, employment and innovation, 14-14 june 2006, Vienna University of Technology (Austria).
  30. Duro Njavro, Mirna Korican, Karmela Aleksic-Maslac: „Evaluation of the E-Learning Courses”, International Conference on Engineering Education 2006 (ICEE 2006), San Juan (Perto Rico), July 23-28, 2006.
  31. Karmela Aleksic-Maslac, Branko Jeren, Zvonko Kostanjcar, Darko Vasic: “Practical Examples Used Information and Communication Technologies in Study of Signals and Systems”, 32nd ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, Nov. 6-9, 2002, Boston, MA, USA., str. S3E1-S3E6.
  32. Karmela Aleksic-Maslac, Branko Jeren: “Asynchronous Distance Learning Model - ADL, International Conference on Engineering Education 2001 (ICEE 2001), Oslo, Norway, Aug. 4-8, 2001., str. 7B2-13 do 7B2-16.
  33. Karmela Aleksic-Maslac, Branko Jeren: “New Methods in the Study of Signals and Systems”, II Interdisciplinary Conference on Electrical, Electronics & Computer Engineering Education in the Third Millenium (ICEECEE) , Sep. 10-15, 2000, Davos (Switzerland).
  34. Karmela Aleksic-Maslac, Branko Jeren“Development of Distance Learning in Croatia”, International Conference on Engineering Education 2000 (ICEE 2000), Taipei, Tainan (Taiwan), Aug. 14-18,  2000.,

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