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Injecting 'Soft Skills' in the ICT Curriculum

Duridanov, Ludmil and Ivanov, Stanislav and Simoff, Simeon (2013) Injecting 'Soft Skills' in the ICT Curriculum. Computer Science and Education in Computer Science, 9 (1). pp. 28-32. ISSN 1313-8624

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Abstract

Industry, government and various professional organisations emphasize the need for the ICT graduates to be able to communicate in the global work environment. The elegant injection of ‘soft skills’ in the ICT curriculum is what differentiates good contemporary ICT programmes. This paper presents a joint pilot work in this area between the New Bulgarian University (NBU) and the University of Western Sydney (UWS). This blended learning approach aims to develop broad social intelligence knowledge and skills in the IT graduates, applicable by future IT specialists working in companies, ranging from small and medium enterprises to corporate global players.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Soft Skills, Computer Science, ICT, Nonverbal Communication, Social Networking, Disruptive Innovation
Subjects:Education > Higher education
Psychology > Cognitive psychology (science)
Sociology.Anthropology > Social behavior. Social psychology
Sociology.Anthropology > Social interaction. Social processes
ID Code:3980
Deposited By: Dr. Ludmil Duridanov
Deposited On:30 Jan 2019 12:00
Last Modified:30 Jan 2019 14:08

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