ERIC Number: ED037342
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
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Your Career in Computer Programming.
Seligsohn, I. J.
This book offers the career-minded young reader insight into computers and computer-programming, by describing the nature of the work, the actual workings of the machines, the language of computers, their history, and their far-reading and increasing applications in business, industry, science, education, defense, and government. At the same time, some widely held myths about computers are dispelled. The author discusses the type of person best suited to be a computer programmer, the preparation he needs and the tests he has to take. In citing a number of success stories, the author notes that these people of varied backgrounds have in common a talent for logical thinking, a taste for problem solving, and strong motivation. The career opportunities for both men and women, the material rewards, and the job satisfaction possible in this new and expanding profession are emphasized. A bibliography and sources of further information are provided. (LC)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Opportunities, Computer Programs, Computer Science, Computer Storage Devices, Data Processing, Data Processing Occupations, Programers, Systems Analysis
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