Update on ETAC General and Program Criteria Revisions

ETAC accreditation criteria, both the general criteria and program criteria, have seen significant change in the last few years. Since the ETAC and its Criteria Committee continually try to improve its criteria or adjust them to changing needs of society, such change is not unexpected. After a quick review of changes that took effect in… Read more »

New Directions in Computing: Transformation of Knowledge-Based to Competency-Based Curricula

For decades, the ACM and IEEE Computer Society have issued curricular guidelines for computing disciplines that include CAC-accredited programs such as computer science, cybersecurity, data science, information systems, and information technology. These guidelines were primarily knowledge-based, i.e., what graduates in these disciplines need to know and know how to do. Computing Curricula 2020 (CC2020), however,… Read more »