A Model for Planning, Implementing and Evaluating Client-Centered IT Education

The Third Task of the University Calls
  • Ilkka Kamaja
  • Juha Lindfors
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP International Federation for Information Processing book series (IFIPAICT, volume 167)


The Department of Research Methodology at the University of Lapland is developing a model for the planning, implementation and evaluation of education in the field of Information Technology (IT). The model draws on the concept of client-centeredness, and makes use of regional cooperation in order to carry out the universities’ third task. The principal method used in the research is a constructive approach. The model is being developed, and its usability evaluated, in the context of two extensive degree programs at the Department of Research Methodology.

Key words

educational planning information technology client-centeredness 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ilkka Kamaja
    • 1
  • Juha Lindfors
    • 1
  1. 1.Department Research MethodologyUniversity of LaplandLaplandFinland

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