Integrating communication skills into the computer science curriculum

@inproceedings{Falkner2012IntegratingCS,
  title={Integrating communication skills into the computer science curriculum},
  author={Katrina E. Falkner and Nickolas J. G. Falkner},
  booktitle={SIGCSE},
  year={2012}
}
Computer Science majors must be able to communicate effectively. Industry surveys identify the development of communication and critical thinking skills as key to the reform of the higher education sector. However, academics are challenged by time and discipline content pressures, as well as a lack of familiarity with the teaching and assessment of communication skills content. There is considerable existing work in the area of communication skills development, positioned both in terms of… CONTINUE READING

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