Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary


Teach courses in computer science. May specialize in a field of computer science, such as the design and function of computers or operations and research analysis. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Also called: Computer Information Systems Instructor (CIS Instructor), Computer Science Professor, Instructor, Professor

Knowledge:

    Engineering and Technology
  • computers and electronics
  • product and service development
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language
    Business
  • customer service

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • talking to others
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
  • use rules to solve problems
    Math
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Integrity
  • Dependability
  • Persistence
  • Independence
  • Achievement/Effort
  • Analytical Thinking

Technology:

    Computer based training software
  • Blackboard Learn
  • Desire2Learn
    Development environment software
  • C
  • Microsoft Visual Basic
    Word processing software
  • Google Docs
  • Microsoft Word

Education:

    master's degree
    doctoral degree
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