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Author Omland, Hans Olav
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Computer programming, programs & data
Subject Keyword Learning ♦ Education ♦ Communication ♦ Systems analysts
Abstract This paper argues that students in Information Systems (Systems Analysts) have learned methods, methodologies and techniques, but have less experience in self-reflection and self-awareness. Systems Analysts are central in developing Information Systems and need to communicate and understand people with many different backgrounds and perspectives concerning use of Information systems. The paper suggests a curriculum that may give the students a learning environment that opens up possibilities for self-reflection and self-awareness. These virtues can only be obtained as a by-product of something else and is best learned via learning in action. Hopefully they will improve the Systems Analyst's capabilities to construct good and useful Information Systems.
Description Affiliation: Department of Information Systems, Agder College, N-4604, Kristiansand, Norway (Omland, Hans Olav)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1978-02-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal ACM SIGCSE Bulletin (SGCS)
Volume Number 31
Issue Number 3
Page Count 4
Starting Page 44
Ending Page 47


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