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:
- 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.
- Guide class discussions.
- Teach physical science or mathematics courses at the college level.
- Select educational materials or equipment.
- Develop instructional objectives.
- Compile specialized bibliographies or lists of materials.
- Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress.
- Evaluate effectiveness of educational programs.
Typical Working Conditions
- Using e-mail.
- The freedom to determine tasks, priorities, and goals.
- Freedom to make decisions without supervision.
- Working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions.
- Meeting strict deadlines.
- Coordinating or leading others.
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