ERIC Number: ED490162
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2005
Reference Count: 19
Reaching a New Audience: Development of Computer-Centric Minor
Patterson, Laurie J.
Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 38th, Myrtle Beach, SC, June 12-16, 2005
The number of students enrolling in computer science programs is decreasing. The number of women enrolling in computer science is also decreasing. What isn't decreasing, however, is the need by companies for their employees to enter the workforce with computer knowledge. In answer to these decreasing numbers and increasing demands, computer science programs need to re-examine what constitutes a computer science program as well as how to meet the technical demands of employers. [For complete proceedings, see ED490133.]
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Science Education, Job Skills, Employment Qualifications, Enrollment Trends, Higher Education, Technical Education, Majors (Students), Student Recruitment, Departments
Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 1513 Magnolia Drive, Surfside Beach, SC 29574. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Tel: 606-218-5308; Fax: 606-218-5184; Web site: http://www.ascue.org.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
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