In their report concerning the failure of states to provide adequate computer science instruction at both the K-12 and university level, Lewis (Education Week, June 16, 2016) cites the patchwork of implementation and results of computer science instruction nationwide.
Research needs to be conducted on instructor efficacy and date and level of training. Correlational analysis may be helpful in encouraging more continuing education in technology.
After all, computer science skills obtained in 2004 will likely prove to be of limited benefit to the students of 2017 and beyond. Not only has technology shifted, but areas of demand for both students and employers have also shifted.
As with most specialty arenas, teachers in this critical area must keep current.
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