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Author Lidtke, D.K.
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©1996
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Social sciences ♦ Education ♦ Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations
Subject Keyword Collaboration ♦ Computer industry ♦ Collaborative work ♦ Telecommunication computing ♦ Data structures ♦ Teamwork ♦ Information science ♦ Companies ♦ Refining ♦ Computer applications
Abstract This is a bald, new effort to have industry and academia work together to define the curriculum to prepare the information specialists for tomorrow. The task force which is working to develop this curriculum is made of up an equal number of members of industry and academia In addition to a curriculum this work includes a plan for delivery. Not surprisingly, industry members are concerned that the graduates be able to adapt quickly to the environment of business and industry. Today all too many graduates lack skills in teamwork and communication. In most cases the employers are satisfied with the technical skills of graduates. This paper discusses the background that lead to this project, the early developments of the "Profile of the Graduate", the work on delivery of the curriculum, a brief description of the status of the curriculum and how this addresses the concerns of industry.
Description Author affiliation: Dept. of Comput. & Inf. Sci., Towson State Univ., MD, USA (Lidtke, D.K.)
ISBN 0780333489
ISSN 01905848
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1996-11-06
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 285.25 kB
Page Count 4
Starting Page 126
Ending Page 129

Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library