Title: A College Student’s Guide to Education in Computers.
Author: David Morsmund
This short book is for undergraduate and graduate college and university students, and for others thinking about enrolling in higher education courses in Computer Science. The information and ideas presented will help students to obtain an education that will be useful throughout their life in our rapidly changing Information Age world.
Change is an underlying theme of this book. We are living at a time of a rapid technological change. The rate of change is very fast and is increasing. Such change brings with it both threats and opportunities. Readers can shape their informal and formal education to diminish the threats and increase the opportunities.
Gaining a competitive advantage is another underlying theme of the book. Today computers are used in almost every field. Whatever might be the areas of interest of the reader, they can gain a competitive advantage by developing a higher level of expertise in the areas and by developing an increased level of expertise in using computers in the areas. Computer technology is a powerful aid to representing and helping to solve problems and accomplish tasks in every academic discipline.