A comparison of the computer technology and computer and information science curricula at Indiana University and Purdue University at Indianapolis

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In the Purdue University System, there are two departments, Computer Technology and Computer and Information Science, that offer degree programs in computing. Computer and Information Science offers degrees in traditional computer science; whereas Computer Technology courses stress an application-oriented, data processing approach to computing. This paper discusses the similarities and differences between the curricula, the faculty, and the employment and educational future of the graduates. © 1990 Elsevier Science Publishers B.V.

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  • Computer science education
  • Data processing education
  • Data processing professional

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  • Kathleen M. Hanson

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