Computer science education: an information resource for curriculum development and program enhancement

R. McCauley, B. Manaris
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This paper is the next installment on an ongoing project to provide an easily accessible information resource for departments offering undergraduate computer science (CS) degree programs. This resource is designed to provide structured, up-to-date information in terms of demographics and statistics related to curricula, faculty, and students in such departments. Additionally, it facilitates the identification of various trends based on these data over several years. Numerous CS departments
more » ... ibute to this resource by participating in a yearly survey. The collected information addresses issues that are of primary concern to faculty in undergraduate CS programs. Moreover, this information can significantly assist in planning and implementing course and curriculum developments. This paper presents highlights of the information generated through this project Additionally, it reports on an electronic mechanism that is used to collect and disseminate information via the Web.
doi:10.1109/fie.2000.897656 fatcat:rxceyckrtfbxvnzj677kwywmfa