An Investigation of Certification in Computer Science as a Teaching Field in Secondary Schools in the United States

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the status of computer science teacher certification in the United States. Methods used included a survey of chief teacher certification officers in all fifty states to determine the status of each state concerning the certification of high school computer science teachers and a survey of forty selected leaders in the field of computer science education to determine the current and future status of computer science education and to identify the courses most appropriate for computer science teacher training programs. Status reports on all fifty states were presented. Summaries for the states that ... continued below

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Taylor, Harriet G. (Harriet George) May 1983.

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The purpose of this study was to investigate the status of computer science teacher certification in the United States. Methods used included a survey of chief teacher certification officers in all fifty states to determine the status of each state concerning the certification of high school computer science teachers and a survey of forty selected leaders in the field of computer science education to determine the current and future status of computer science education and to identify the courses most appropriate for computer science teacher training programs. Status reports on all fifty states were presented. Summaries for the states that offer certification in computer science as a field by itself and as a part of another subject field were provided. Five state-approved computer science certification programs were reviewed.

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Taylor, Harriet G. (Harriet George). An Investigation of Certification in Computer Science as a Teaching Field in Secondary Schools in the United States, dissertation, May 1983; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc332136/: accessed May 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .