Reasons & Objectives in Computing

Part A:

  • Computing is part of everything we do.
  • It enables you to make a positive difference in the global world.
  • It offers many types of profitable careers.
  • It enables you to solve complex, challenging problems.
  • Computing jobs are here to stay regardless of where you're located.
  • It offers great opportunities for true creativity and innovations.
  • It is an essential part of well rounded academic preparation.
  • Future opportunities in computing are without boundaries.
  • A job in computing earns good money and job satisfaction.
  • You can see what you are studying.
  • You often earn while you study.
  • Your work style is flexible.

Part B:

  • Students will demonstrate knowledge and skills of computer and other related technologies.
  • Students improve problem solving skills and learn more rapidly in many subjects' areas and situations when using technology.
  • Students can use a variety of computer technologies to access, analyze, interpret, synthesize, apply and communicate information.
  • Students can become more productive and more fluid writers with computers.
  • Interactive multimedia systems can encourage active processing and high order thinking.
  • Computer technology can make learning more interesting to students and stimulate students' interaction.
  • Students who create interactive multimedia reports often learn better than those who learn with more traditional methods.
  • Computers can help students to master the basic skills needed to participate and succeed in the work force.
  • Positive changes occur gradually as teachers gain experience with technology.
  • Using technology encourages cooperative learning, turn taking among young children, peer tutoring, and other valuable social skills.
  • Technology can facilitate educational reforms.
  • Students can understand important issues of a technology-based society and exhibit ethical behaviours in the use of computer technologies.