What are Professional Skills?
In our first class, we’ll get to know one another and talk about the purpose of this course and how it will work. Professional Skills like research, communication and teamwork are not specifically taught (although, of course, they are used) elsewhere in the BSc CS+IT curriculum. In this course you’ll have the opportunity to practice and develop these skills and get individualized feedback. You may have experience in some of these areas; you may not. During class in Week 1 we’ll talk about your experience in these areas and what topics and skills you would like to study and develop.
Each week there will be a video or other media which I’ll ask you to view before class. Here’s the video for Week 1: