Challenges of Information Technology Education in the 21st Century

Challenges of Information Technology Education in the 21st Century

by Cohen
     
 

When teaching in the area of Information Technology, it is necessary to constantly update curriculum, to deal with new challenges brought forth by students, and to modify teaching methods to accommodate these new situations. Challenges of Information Technology Education in the 21st Century strives to address a variety of pertinent questions surrounding the

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When teaching in the area of Information Technology, it is necessary to constantly update curriculum, to deal with new challenges brought forth by students, and to modify teaching methods to accommodate these new situations. Challenges of Information Technology Education in the 21st Century strives to address a variety of pertinent questions surrounding the rapidly changing area of IT education, such as: What topics are important for the 21st Century? How does the Internet change the task of teaching? What is the role of the professor in a world of online learning? This exciting new book will be an invaluable resource for educators in the field of information technology.

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Written for IT educators, this book offers guidance on updating curriculum and modifying teaching methods to reflect changes in the field. Thirteen chapters discuss teamwork, research skills, data modeling, computer-supported learning, problem-based learning, the uses of the Web, the gap between industry and the university, e-commerce curriculum strategies, and information systems curriculum development. Pedagogy, teaching techniques, the impact of the Web, and IR curriculum development are emphasized. Examples of approaches to teaching specific topics are also provided. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781930708341
Publisher:
IGI-Global
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Pages:
290
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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