International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science (IJMECS)

ISSN: 2075-0161 (Print), ISSN: 2075-017X (Online)

Published By: MECS Press

IJMECS Vol.9, No.2, Feb. 2017

An Approach to Solving Technical Difficulties Facing Non-CS Students in a Database Class

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Sukanya Suranauwarat

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Database Education;Entity Relationship Diagrams;Database Modeling Tool; SQL;Cloud IDE;Vagrant;NetBeans IDE


Today, an organization's biggest asset is its data. Knowledge of relational databases and SQL (Structured Query Language) is one of the most valued technical skills and in high demand in most organizations. Students of any major can benefit in their careers from learning these fundamental database concepts. At our school, database classes for both CS (Computer Science) and non-CS students are offered by our computer science faculty members. Teaching database concepts can be challenging especially to non-CS students. In this paper, we discuss the technical difficulties our non-CS students experience in their database class and an approach to solving these problems. 

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Sukanya Suranauwarat,"An Approach to Solving Technical Difficulties Facing Non-CS Students in a Database Class", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science(IJMECS), Vol.9, No.2, pp.14-26, 2017.DOI: 10.5815/ijmecs.2017.02.02


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