College Computer Science Teachers
On the Job
College Computer Science Teachers teach courses on topics like the design and function of computers, or operations research analysis. They may also do research.
Typical Work Tasks
People who work in this career often:
- Guide class discussions.
- Teach physical science or mathematics courses at the college level.
- Attend training sessions or professional meetings to develop or maintain professional knowledge.
- Research topics in area of expertise.
- Stay informed about current developments in field of specialization.
- Select educational materials or equipment.
- Design websites or web applications.
- Develop instructional objectives.
- Compile specialized bibliographies or lists of materials.
- Plan community programs or activities for the general public.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Working with a group or team.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
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