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Towards an information society: educating information technology professionals in Papua New Guinea

Kelegai, Limbie K. & Middleton, Michael R. (2001) Towards an information society: educating information technology professionals in Papua New Guinea. In Khosrow-Pour, Mehdi (Ed.) Managing Information Technology in a Global Economy: 2001 Information Resources Management Association International Conference. Idea Group, Hershey, PA, pp. 1029-1031.

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Abstract

A study is underway to identify and compare the perceptions on skills/capability required by IS/IT graduates in Papua New Guinea. Preliminary results indicate that non-technical skills such as communication and teamwork are considered important compared to technical IS job skills such as programming. The results suggest a need for a more proactive strategy to transfer skills and knowledge, and a collaborative approach between industry and educators for the placement and content of curriculum and teaching activities.

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ID Code: 4646
Item Type: Book Chapter
Additional Information: For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author. Author contact details :m.middleton @qut.edu.au
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Keywords: Papua New Guinea, Information Systems Education, Skills, Surveys
ISBN: 1930708076
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > INFORMATION SYSTEMS (080600) > Information Systems not elsewhere classified (080699)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Comparative and Cross-Cultural Education (130302)
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2001 Idea Group
Deposited On: 05 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2011 15:34

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