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Strange bedfellows? : the challenge of combining business communication with IT skills for computing degree students

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posted on 06.12.2017, 00:00 by D Billings
This paper discusses the develoment of a new Professional Skills for IT Practitioners computing degree course. The seemingly strange bedfellows - software and communication skills - were seamlessly integrated within a constructivist framework to form a course where students were encouraged to be active lifelong learners, engaging in optimum peer dialogue, collaboration, and reflective practice.

Funding

Category 1 - Australian Competitive Grants (this includes ARC, NHMRC)

History

Editor

Danaher P; Macpherson C; Nouwens F; Orr D

Parent Title

Lifelong learning : whose responsibility and what is your contribution? : refereed papers from the 3rd International Lifelong Learning Conference, Yeppoon, Central Queensland, Australia, 13 - 16 June 2004

Start Page

45

End Page

49

Number of Pages

5

Start Date

01/01/2004

ISBN-10

187667475X

Location

Yeppoon, Qld.

Publisher

Central Queensland University Press

Place of Publication

Rockhampton, Qld.

Peer Reviewed

Yes

Open Access

No

External Author Affiliations

Central Queensland University; UNITEC Institute of Technology;

Era Eligible

No

Name of Conference

Lifelong Learning Conference

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