Gayle J. Yaverbaum

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This study investigates the characteristics of end users within the context of their environments. End users are defined as those persons who interact with a computer as part of their job but are not programmers or analysts. The Job Diagnostic Survey (JDS) developed by Greg Oldham and J. Richard Hackman, is appfied to 84 end users in 15 companies to discern(More)
SUMMARY The Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET evaluates programs utilizing outcomes-based assessment methods. To better support the outcome-based accreditation concept, the proposed new computing accreditation criteria do not include detailed curriculum standards. Instead, they expect programs to clearly define program outcomes and(More)
SUMMARY The Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET has proposed new, outcomes-based criteria to accredit programs under the commission's jurisdiction. These programs include computer science, information systems, and information technology. The criteria follow the new structure of so-called " general criteria, " components of criteria that apply(More)
Last year a delegation of international computer professionals with interests in computer science education participated in an information exchange with colleagues in the People's Republic of China. The delegation's experiences suggest that the Chinese have made substantial progress in some aspects of computer science education since late 1982, but that(More)