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ERIC Number: EJ1166369
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Dec
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2353-9518
Comparative Analysis of Curricula for Bachelor's Degree in Cyber Security in the USA and Ukraine
Bystrova, Bogdana
Comparative Professional Pedagogy, v7 n4 p114-119 Dec 2017
At the present stage of science and technology development the need to strengthen cyber security in every developed country and transform it into one of the most important sectors of society is growing. The peculiarities of the professional training of cyber security bachelors in the U.S. higher education system have been defined. The relevance of this approach is determined by the dynamics of technological advances. An innovative approach is a methodological platform for research and students' project work, their communication with professional scientific community on the stage of the national strategy on cyber security implementation. The results of the comparative analysis of educational programs for cyber security bachelor's degree in the U.S and Ukraine have been presented. At the stage of the national strategy on cyber security implementation there has been made an emphasis on a specific task--to provide a balance between the objectives and results of education for the inner harmony of study process. We have indicated a number of key tasks, as follows: standardization, implementation of dual and mixed types of training, the promotion of new technologies in the educational process; provision of the motivation of students. The conducted research of American experience concerning professional training of cyber security bachelors will enable to determine the possibilities of its progressive ideas implementation into higher education of Ukraine (in particular, the improvement of industry standards for cyber security bachelor's degree; providing the information support of Internet resources; development and improvement of the content of curriculum and educational programs for training bachelors of cyber security; improvement of educational and methodical implementation; and advanced study of foreign experience. The successful implementation of reasonable opportunities will promote professional training of national experts in the field of cyber security, accelerate the process of reforming the national higher education system, convergence of the international educational standards, and ensure its competitiveness in today's job market.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United States; Ukraine; North Carolina (Raleigh)
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