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The importance of explicitly stating educational objectives in computer science curricula.
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  • Faith Clarke
  • Han Reichgelt
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Han Reichgelt

Document Type
Article
Publication Date
2003
Date Issued
January 2003
Date Available
July 2014
Disciplines
Abstract
Designing an appropriate baccalaureate curriculum is a difficult and challenging process. The process becomes even harder in environments with severe resource limitation, as one is forced to make hard choices about which courses and topics to include in the curriculum. This paper describes the curriculum design efforts made in a small Computer Science Department at the Jamaica campus of the University of the West Indies. The effort started with a formulation of explicit program outcomes, which then guided the curriculum design. The paper also describes the reasons that led the department to embark on this curriculum design process and gives some of the benefits that the Department has seen as a result of its efforts.
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Citation only. Full-text article is available through licensed access provided by the publisher. Published in SIGCSE Bulletin Inroads, 35(4), 47-50. Members of the USF System may access the full-text of the article through the authenticated link provided.
Language
en_US
Publisher
Association for Computing Machinery, Inc.
Creative Commons License
Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0
Citation Information
Faith Clarke and Han Reichgelt. "The importance of explicitly stating educational objectives in computer science curricula." (2003) ISSN: 1096-3936
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/han-reichgelt/83/