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Designing the modern ICT curriculum: Opportunities and challenges

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de Salas, K and Lewis, I and Dermoudy, J and Herbert, N and Ellis, L and Springer, M and Chinthammit, W, Designing the modern ICT curriculum: Opportunities and challenges, Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS 2013), 15-18 December 2013, Milan, Italy, pp. 1-12. (2013) [Refereed Conference Paper]


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Abstract

In the current University economic environment, ICT Schools are under pressure to reduce the scope of their offerings and to simultaneously increase research output. The UTAS School of Computing and Information Systems was recently administratively reviewed and it was recommended to replace the current undergraduate degrees, a Bachelor of Computing and a Bachelor of Information Systems, with a single degree and that the number of undergraduate units be reduced from fifty to thirty. This paper describes a process developed to meet these requirements through stakeholder-led curriculum development efforts that clearly identifies career roles and required skills appropriate for a modern ICT university degree.

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Item Type:Refereed Conference Paper
Keywords:curriculum development, curriculum, higher education, ICT
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and Pedagogy
Research Field:Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Curriculum
Objective Field:Syllabus and Curriculum Development
Author:de Salas, K (Dr Kristy de Salas)
Author:Lewis, I (Dr Ian Lewis)
Author:Dermoudy, J (Dr Julian Dermoudy)
Author:Herbert, N (Mrs Nicole Herbert)
Author:Ellis, L (Dr Leonie Ellis)
Author:Springer, M (Dr Matthew Springer)
Author:Chinthammit, W (Dr Winyu Chinthammit)
ID Code:88516
Year Published:2013
Deposited By:Computing and Information Systems
Deposited On:2014-02-05
Last Modified:2017-11-13
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