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The ICT skills gap in Spain: industry expectations versus university preparation

Author
Llorens, A.; Llinas-Audet, Xavier; Ras, A.; Chiaramonte, L.
Type of activity
Journal article
Journal
Computer applications in engineering education
Date of publication
2013-06
Volume
21
Number
2
First page
256
Last page
264
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1002/cae.20467 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/11961 Open in new window
URL
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/cae.20467/full Open in new window
Abstract
This article distinguishes which generic skills are the key to enable newly graduated engineers, basically computer and telecommunication engineers, to enter the information and communication technology (ICT) sector, satisfying industry demand in Spain. It also demonstrates significant differences between the engineering degrees (at graduate level) and the engineering master degrees (at post-graduate level) related to skills needs. Furthermore, this work establishes the fact that there is a gap ...
Citation
Llorens, A. [et al.]. The ICT skills gap in Spain: industry expectations versus university preparation. "Computer applications in Engineering Education", 29 Juny 2010, p. 1-9.
Keywords
computer-based engineering curricula, information and communication technologies, skills development
Group of research
DGDSA - Differential Geometry, Dynamical Systems and Applications
GRDU -
GREDIC - Research group about Innovation and Knowledge Economy

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