As a partnership of University and TAFE, the Ourimbah Campus of the University of Newcastle is ideally placed to take advantage of the best that each sector has to offer. The new Applied Information Technology degree is unusual in two respects: first, students' programs are constrained to consist of half IT and half some other discipline; and second, almost two-thirds of the IT is provided directly by TAFE NSW, a provider of Vocational Educational Training. The latter feature has provoked renewed consideration of the different roles of TAFE and University in IT education.
|Cite as: Simon (2003). An IT degree combining the expertise of University and TAFE. In Proc. Fifth Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE2003), Adelaide, Australia. CRPIT, 20. Greening, T. and Lister, R., Eds. ACS. 35-40. |
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