iNEER Conference for the first time in Russia – IAITE and iNEER, global association for engineering education, have decided to hold a conference together at SSTU in June 2012. The event named ICIT-2012 will be devoted to the promotion of IT-education.
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New textbooks published – the participants of project TEMPUS ITAPP from SSTU, ASTU, NSUEM – members of IAITE – prepared new textbooks on IT courses. The content of modules is harmonized with IT curricula modules of University of the West of England (UK) and University of Tartu (Estonia).
B.Sc., M.Sc. and Engineering students in IT, Software Engineering, Applied Informatics may find the textbooks useful as well as IT teachers, PhD students, and professionals.
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Group of authors – members of IAITE – proudly presents a monography “Modern higher IT-education: an international approach”.
Authors from Russia and European countries analyze modern trends in IT-education in Russia, UK, Poland, Estonia, India. Much attention is paid to the harmonization of Russian and European IT curricula, what seems to be an acute question for Russian universities entering the global educational area. The book deals with the problems of the development of quality management systems, raising of attractiveness of IT education in internal and global educational markets. Some important features of management of educational process in IT field are discussed. There are presented curricula in IT which could be used as the samples for development of double degrees programmes with EU universities.
The monography can be useful for IT-educators, teachers and PhD students interested in educational management.
Modern higher IT-education: an international approach: monography / A.A.Bolshakov, A.A.Gubenkov, I.N. Dolinina et al. Ed. by O.N. Dolinina. – Saratov: Saratov State Technical University, 2009. – 350 p.
The International Conference “Modern Trends of Integration in IT-education: Russian and Foreign Experience” was held on November, 25-26, 2009, in Saratov State Technical University.
The key points of the conference program:
- HP International Institute of Technologies opened at SSTU;
- SSTU presented the information-educational environment based on Microsoft Learning Gateway solutions;
- Softline company presented the innovation educational program of computer graphics and animation for school kids;
- B.Sc. and M.Sc. double degree curricula were presented by Russian and European universities.
The Conference was the closing activity of TEMPUS project «Russian Higher Education in Information Technology: an International Approach (ITAPP)».
The representatives of 16 higher educational institutions from Russia, Kazakhstan, UK, Estonia, Poland took part in the conference – the vice-rectors, deans of IT faculties, head of chairs, educational professionals of IT field, as well as the business representatives of Hewlett-Packard, Softline, Microsoft.
November, 25, 2009 – International Association of IT-education (IAITE) was established in frames of TEMPUS project «Russian Higher Education in Information Technology: an International Approach (ITAPP)». The IAITE is a union of universities, IT-companies, professors, managers and IT-professionals in order to promote the development of higher and professional education, professional retraining in the IT on the basis of Russian and International experience.