We are seeking PT Faculty with background in computer programming to teach Introduction to Programming Dual Credits at a variety of locations in the Durham Region.
The successful candidate will be required to teach twice a week for a total of three hours (two 75 minute periods). The dual credit starts the week of February 17th and runs until the week of May 25, 2020.
Preference will be given to candidates with relevant educational credentials and a proven track record of relevant work / teaching experience.
Course description :
This is an introduction to the general principles of computer programming. Topics will include the selection of basic data types, basic I / O, operators, repetition, flow control, decisions, and the use of single-dimension arrays.
This course provides and nurtures a collaborative learning environment to allow students to build the appropriate skills sets for planning, designing and coding computer programs, using a high level language, to solve typical business problems.
A structured programming approach is taken for the majority of the course with an introduction to event driven principles and program design also included.
The C# programming language has been selected as the language vehicle for the course.
The dual credit program allows students to participate in post-secondary courses and apprenticeship training, earning dual credits that count towards both their high school diploma and their post-secondary diploma, degree or apprenticeship certification.
Dual credits engage students through exposure to college courses and culture while supporting their successful transition to post-secondary education.
Presently, over 2,000 area high school students are taking a dual credit program with Durham College.