Informatics in curricula for noninformatics students: engineering and science
In this paper three key issues are discussed concerning the role of informatics in science and engineering curricula. The first issue is that informatics is a fundamentally new methodology of key importance for the future. The second is the dramatic increase in basic information technology skills of freshman which makes treatment of more advanced informatics subjects possible and requires a change in teaching skills. The third key issue is that informatics education should concentrate on fundamental ideas thereby supporting life-long learning.
KeywordsInformatics natural sciences and engineering university education continuing education noninformatics majors curriculum (general) curriculum (core) role of CIT
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