Investigating Students’ Knowledge of the Computing Sub-Disciplines: Recommendations for Career Counsellors and Curriculum Developers

COMPLETE – 2017 The main goal of this Mount Royal University project is to improve career counselling and academic advising for students interested in the computing disciplines. Computing has undergone massive change over the past 15 years, and the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) has recently released a new set of criteria to help clarify…
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CERIC releases French version of popular quick guide to computing careers

CERIC has now released Disciplines informatiques : guide rapide à l’intention des étudiants et des conseillers en orientation, a French version of its popular free guide that explains the fast-changing field of computing and informs decision-making around related education and career paths. Computing Disciplines: A Quick Guide for Prospective Students and Career Advisors was originally…

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CERIC releases new quick guide to demystify computing careers

A CERIC-funded research project has produced a free guide to explain the fast-changing field of computing and to inform decision-making around related education and career paths. Computing Disciplines: A Quick Guide for Prospective Students and Career Advisors was developed by an international research team led by Calgary’s Mount Royal University.

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A Journey of Collaboration: CERIC’S 2017 Annual Report

Along its 13-year journey, CERIC has come to be known as an enabling organization, a convening body, a research hub and a knowledge mobilizer. CERIC’s 2017 Annual Report captures how that journey continued in 2017 with an emphasis on collaboration, whether it was project funding partnerships, co-development of learning opportunities, community building through supporting organizations…

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Editor’s Note

As work becomes increasingly automated, it allows humans to take on more complex tasks with robots handling the repetitive ones. But progressively collaborating with machines means that the workforce needs to keep its skills up-to-date. Even for a young professional like myself, it is important to keep learning and stay ahead of the curve; and…

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