Title: Frontiers in information technology education

Authors: Aftab Ahmad, Abdul Raouf

Addresses: Fauji Foundation Institute of Management and Computer Sciences, Rawalpindi, Pakistan. GIK Institute of Engineering Sciences and Technology, Topi, Pakistan

Abstract: The rate of change of information technology is much higher today than it was ever before. It offers new exciting opportunities for the creation of innovative learning environments for information technology and its curricula design. However, it poses various challenges for curricula designers to maintain currency with the latest developments in the field. This paper is significant to provide an architectural basis for the design of stream of academic programs in the field of information technology. The proposed model for the design of graduate program in information technology ensures integration of all components and foundations that allow accessing all the emerging knowledge and technology to fulfil the vision of the future.

Keywords: information technology curricula; curricula goals; curricula design; curricula model; curricula structure; curricula uniqueness.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCAT.2000.000230

International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 2000 Vol.13 No.3/4/5, pp.113-119

Published online: 13 Jul 2003 *

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