Sustainable ICT education ecosystem
MetadataShow full item record
ICT education at Tertiary level in Australia is currently faced with the crisis of low student enrolments despite strong demand from the industry. This has resulted in financial sustainability issues for many university schools/departments offering ICT education. We have seen a large number of Schools or Departments known as e-Commerce, Software Engineering, Information Systems, and Computer Science in Australian Universities have shut down or merged with other Engineering or Business faculties in the last 6 years. This paper examines some findings of this crisis and proposes a framework of a sustainable ICT education ecosystem at tertiary level that may be the model to address the current crisis. The framework is inspired by the foundation of the sustainable ecological ecosystems in nature and we provide conceptual mapping of the ICT education ecosystems to the sustainable ecological ecosystem.
Copyright © 2009 IEEE. This material is presented to ensure timely dissemination of scholarly and technical work. Copyright and all rights therein are retained by authors or by other copyright holders. All persons copying this information are expected to adhere to the terms and constraints invoked by each author's copyright. In most cases, these works may not be reposted without the explicit permission of the copyright holder.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Developing completion criteria for rehabilitation areas on arid and semi-arid mine sites in Western AustraliaBrearley, Darren (2003)Continued expansion of the gold and nickel mining industry in Western Australia during recent years has led to disturbance of larger areas and the generation of increasing volumes of waste rock. Mine operators are obligated ...
Big Data Guided Design Science Information System (DSIS) Development for Sustainability Management and AccountingNimmagadda, Shastri; Reiners, Torsten; Burke, Gary (2017)Sustainability is a dynamic, complex and composite data relationship among geographically distributed human and environment ecosystems. The ecosystems may have strong interactions among their elements and processes, but ...
Chang, Vanessa (2008)E-learning is now an acceptable medium of teaching and learning. The research development in this area has focused considerably in the technological and learning cognitive aspects such as assessing learning styles for ...