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This paper provides a progress report of the joint curriculum task force effort to develop a new model curriculum for undergraduate programs in Information Systems. The curriculum work is the first collaborative effort between ACM and other professional societies associated with information systems education. The paper presents a brief background… (More)
During the past several years, software engineers have developed various programming environments to aid in the software development process. Some of these environments, serving as pedagogical tools have focused on the coding phase (Chandhok et al 1985), (Johnson and Soloway 1983) and (Shapiro et al 1981). It is a firm belief that the emphasis, especially… (More)
The Institute for Certification of Computing Professionals (ICCP) and the Center for Computing Education Research (CCER) have formed a coalition of 40 universities and colleges to develop an outcome assessment examination reflecting the objectives and learning units espoused in the IS 2002 Model Curriculum. An early version of this examination was beta… (More)
Effective IT curricula balances tradition with innovation. One way to enhance that balance is to examine the common threads in the various knowledge areas.
The Center for Computing Education Research (CCER), a division of the Institute for Certification of Computing Professionals (ICCP) Education Foundation, has developed a methodology for assessment for programs of Information Systems (2,7,8,9,10) that is general and can be applied to other computing programs. It is proposed that CCER technology be utilized… (More)