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Pages: 2477-2485
Publication year: 2010
ISBN: 978-84-613-5538-9
ISSN: 2340-1079

Conference name: 4th International Technology, Education and Development Conference
Dates: 8-10 March, 2010
Location: Valencia, Spain

INNOVATIVE AND HYBRID COMPUTING CURRICULUM FOR 21ST CENTURY WORLD CLASS EDUCATION

S. Shan

INTI College Subang (MALAYSIA)
The declining of enrolment into Computing and IT courses globally and particularly in Malaysia triggered to write this paper on designing a new Computing curriculum for getting stakeholders and International viewpoint. This paper addresses the demand in ICT sector and the importance of producing hybrid computing professionals. Few local universities and colleges are selected to benchmark their curriculum against world renowned universities for suitability and improvement. The curriculum design from world class universities is studied for the possibility of incorporating into universities and colleges. The Association of Computing Machinery (ACM)’s recommendation on computing curriculum is also studied for comparison and obtaining best practices. The importance of lateral thinking is also addressed for producing dynamic and hybrid ICT professionals. Several recommendations are made to boost the enrolment in the computing courses. This paper strives to generate ideas for all stake holders, especially for Ministry of Higher Education and Institutions of Higher Education across the world. Finally, the innovative and hybrid programme structure for Next Generation Computing students is laid out for feedback.

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author = {Shan, S.},
title = {INNOVATIVE AND HYBRID COMPUTING CURRICULUM FOR 21ST CENTURY WORLD CLASS EDUCATION },
series = {4th International Technology, Education and Development Conference},
booktitle = {INTED2010 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-613-5538-9},
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location = {Valencia, Spain},
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S. Shan (2010) INNOVATIVE AND HYBRID COMPUTING CURRICULUM FOR 21ST CENTURY WORLD CLASS EDUCATION , INTED2010 Proceedings, pp. 2477-2485.
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