A proposal for graphically representing curriculum designs by using pre-conceptual schemas in computing-related undergraduate programs

Jesus Insuasti


Curriculum recommendations for computing-related undergraduate programs are approached from ACM, AIS, and IEEE Computer Society. In educational settings, each undergraduate program makes its own adaptations to the curriculum in accordance with its profiles. Curriculum designs that were the result of such adaptations have graphical representations of educational aspects in a non-standardized way. Facing such situation, we propose an alternative to curriculum design based on pre-conceptual schemas in computing-related undergraduate programs. The benefits of curriculum design by using pre-conceptual schemas are: applicability to any context, graphical unification of all educational aspects to be considered, and usage of tightly-coupled semantics.

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Pre-conceptual, schemas, computing; undergraduate; programs; curriculum; design

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