Straddling the Divide: Towards an Associate Degree in Information Technology

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Tan, Grace (2010) Straddling the Divide: Towards an Associate Degree in Information Technology. Journal of Information Technology education: innovations in practice, 9 (IIP). pp. 133-141. ISSN 2165-316X (online) 2165-3151 (print)


Within the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF), a new qualification, the associate degree, has been established. The AQF intends this associate degree qualification to cut across the Higher Education and TAFE sectors. At Victoria University, the two education sectors have collaborated to identify eight areas of competency required to be met by candidates of a new IT program.

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Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > School of Engineering and Science
Historical > FOR Classification > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy
Historical > SEO Classification > 9399 Other Education and Training
Keywords ResPubID19584, associate degrees, Information Technology (IT),curriculum development,higher education, foundation degrees, vocational training
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