Latin American Perspectives to Internationalize Undergraduate Information Technology Education

Mihaela Sabin, Ignacio Trejos, Barbara Viola, John Impagliazzo, Renzo Angles, Mariela Curiel, Paul Leger, Jorge Murillo, Hernán Nina, José Antonio Pow-Sang
2016 Proceedings of the 2016 ITiCSE Working Group Reports on - ITiCSE '16  
Information Technology (IT) in its broadest sense encompasses all aspects of computing technology. IT, as an academic discipline, is concerned with issues related to advocating for users and meeting their needs within an organizational and societal context through the selection, creation, application, integration and administration of computing technologies." Brief History of Computing and IT Education in Latin America The history of computing in Latin America started at the end of the 1950s
more » ... n the first computers were introduced in countries such as Mexico, Brazil, Colombia, and Chile. According to Ivan da Costa [27], the Latin American history in computing was influenced by relationships with the United States, Western Europe, and other developed nations, plus the European roots (i.e., Spain and Portugal) of all Latin American countries. Additionally, economic, political, and social issues occurring in each country influenced the development of computing-related projects and education programs.
doi:10.1145/3024906.3029847 dblp:conf/iticse/SabinVIACLMNPT16 fatcat:zzx3hzkaejbk7htzw7nc6wvbga