Category Archives: Computer Science

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

On October 1, 2010 President Barack Obama declared October National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). He recognized the importance of America’s digital infrastructure and the crucial role all Americans play in helping to secure the networks we utilize daily. StaySafeOnline.org, … Continue reading

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Health Care and Technology Top List of 2015 Best Jobs

U.S. News & World Report has released their ranking of the 100 best jobs for 2015. Beginning with the occupations that the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts will grow the most between 2012 and 2022, the … Continue reading

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Happy Computer Science Education Week!

Join us in celebrating the fifth annual Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) December 8-14, 2014. CSEdWeek is an annual program dedicated to inspiring K-12 students to take interest in computer science. Conceived by the Computing in the Core coalition and … Continue reading

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Code.org Launches New Campaign to Introduce 100 Million Students to Coding in One Year

Code.org launched its first crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo last month with the goal of providing 100 million students worldwide with the opportunity to study computer science for one hour every day. The project, called An Hour of Code For Every … Continue reading

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Congress Introduces Computer Science Education Act

Given the huge demand for highly-trained computer experts and engineers, secondary education is already trending towards a marked increase in computing classes. Now, Congress is considering a bill to help close the skills gap and strengthen our national competitiveness. The … Continue reading

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Navigate Computer Science Proven to Increase Study Habits and Efficiency in Learning

Last fall, we conducted a pilot study on Navigate Computer Science with two instructors and their students at La Roche College and Union College. Both instructors and 23 students provided us with their feedback and experiences using the product. In … Continue reading

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Discover Navigate 2: Eight Demo Courses Available

Navigate 2 is arriving– and now you can try it! We’ve just released eight demo courses in a variety of areas, including: Advantage Access for Emergency Care and Transportation of the Sick and Injured, Tenth Edition Advantage Access for Fundamentals … Continue reading

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Authors and Attendees Join Us at the 2014 SIGCSE Symposium

At the 2014 ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) Symposium in Atlanta, GA, we displayed dozens of leading titles for Computer Science education, including Linda Null and Julia Lobur’s just published The Essentials of Computer Organization and … Continue reading

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Introducing Our All-New ISSA Series Website!

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new Information Systems Security & Assurance (ISSA) website . Completely revamped and modernized with new, easy-to-navigate features, the new ISSA website includes a Try It Now demo gallery where you can view … Continue reading

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Happy Computer Science Education Week!

Join us in celebrating the fourth annual Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) December 9-15, 2013. Computer Science Education Week raises awareness about the impact of computing, the richness of computing careers, and the critical need for computer science education. CSEdWeek … Continue reading

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