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Dunn, Deborah – Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 2005
In a tight job market, IT professionals with database experience are likely to be in great demand. Companies need database personnel who can help improve access to and security of data. The events of September 11 have increased business' awareness of the need for database security, backup, and recovery procedures. It is our responsibility to…
Descriptors: Databases, Information Technology, Computer Security, Computer Literacy
Patterson, Laurie J. – Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 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…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Science Education, Job Skills, Employment Qualifications
Pollack, Thomas A. – Association of Small Computer Users in Education (ASCUE), 2004
As recently as the 1999-2000 academic year, the most sought after graduates were those completing degree requirements in a wide variety of information systems based programs. Many graduates were enticed by lucrative signing bonuses as organizations prepared for the dreaded uncertainty of Y2K. Information systems and computer science programs and…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Employment Qualifications, Job Skills, Computer Science Education
Gusev, Dmitri A. – Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2018
Chess programming is an old and venerable branch of game development. In the modern computing environment, it encompasses the development of chess engines, chess user interfaces (UIs), chess tournament broadcast tools, chess databases, endgame tablebases (EGTBs) and opening books. In this paper, the author shares his multi-year experience of…
Descriptors: Games, Computer Science Education, Programming, Programming Languages