Multinational Perspectives on Information Technology from Academia and Industry

Sabin, M, Impagliazzo, J, Alrumaih, H and Hamilton, M., et al, 2015, 'Multinational Perspectives on Information Technology from Academia and Industry', in Proceedings of the 2015 ITiCSE on Working Group Reports, Vilnius, Lithuania, 04-08 July 2015, pp. 149-171.


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Collection: Conference Papers

Title Multinational Perspectives on Information Technology from Academia and Industry
Author(s) Sabin, M
Impagliazzo, J
Alrumaih, H
Hamilton, M., et al,
Year 2015
Conference name ITiCSE '15
Conference location Vilnius, Lithuania
Conference dates 04-08 July 2015
Proceedings title Proceedings of the 2015 ITiCSE on Working Group Reports
Publisher ACM Digital Library
Place of publication New York, United States
Start page 149
End page 171
Total pages 23
Abstract As the term 'information technology' has many meanings for various stakeholders and continues to evolve, this work presents a comprehensive approach for developing curriculum guidelines for rigorous, high quality, bachelor's degree programs in information technology (IT) to prepare successful graduates for a future global technological society. The aim is to address three research questions in the context of IT concerning (1) the educational frameworks relevant for academics and students of IT, (2) the pathways into IT programs, and (3) graduates' preparation for meeting future technologies. The analysis of current trends comes from survey data of IT faculty members and professional IT industry leaders. With these analyses, the IT Model Curricula of CC2005, IT2008, IT2017, extensive literature review, and the multinational insights of the authors into the status of IT, this paper presents a comprehensive overview and discussion of future directions of global IT education toward 2025.
Subjects Computer-Human Interaction
Keyword(s) International IT curriculum
educational pathways
IT industry perspective
IT faculty perspective
DOI - identifier 10.1145/2858796.2858802
Copyright notice © 2015 ACM. Copyright is held by the owner/author(s).
ISBN 9781450341462
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