Category Archives: Programming

The 2017 Computer Science Catalog is Now Available!

See What’s New for 2017 Check out our 2017 Computer Science Catalog for new outstanding textbooks, robust student and instructor resources, and a preview of our upcoming new Virtual Security Cloud Labs. Personal, responsive service is the hallmark of Jones & Bartlett … Continue reading

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Increasing Efforts to Create Computer Science Requirements in U.S. High Schools

According to Code.org, the U.S. will have 1 million more computer science jobs than students with computer science degrees by 2020. Careers in these fields are increasing at twice the national average, and in some states computing jobs are growing … 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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Donation from Ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Baller Allows Harvard to Expand Computer Science Program

Keeping on trend with most universities and colleges around the country, demand for computer science courses at Harvard University has been increasing exponentially over the past few years. To keep up with the demand for its fastest growing major, Harvard … 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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Now Available: Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Programming and Problem Solving with C++: Comprehensive, Sixth Edition

Are you looking for a new way to engage and compel students in C++? Award-winning duo, Nell Dale and Chip Weems, offers the clearest and most comprehensive introductory C++ text with Programming and Problem Solving with C++: Comprehensive, Sixth Edition. … Continue reading

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Overcoming Obstacles to Bring Computer Science to High Schools

Mercurynews.com reported that, much like the rest of the country, the San Francisco Bay Area needs help motivating young people to take an interest in computer science and technology. According to the nonprofit Code.org, there will be a shortage of … Continue reading

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Finding the Key to Closing the Computer Science Gender Gap

Did you know that last year, only 18.5 percent of AP Computer Science test takers were girls, while a mere 0.4 percent of females entering college intended to major in computer science. The gender gap in computer science education and … Continue reading

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Discover Navigate 2! Demo Course Available for Nell Dale’s Programming and Problem Solving with C++, Comprehensive Sixth Edition

Navigate 2 is arriving– and now you can try it! We’ve just released a course demo for Advantage Access Programming and Problem Solving with C++, Comprehensive, Sixth Edition. Inside the demo you’ll see a full interactive eBook of Programming and … Continue reading

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Second Edition of Python Programming in Context Textbook Wins 2014 Texty Award

The Text and Academic Authors Association (TAA) awarded a 2014 Textbook Excellence Award (Texty) to Python Programming in Context, Second Edition by Bradley Miller and David Ranum, both of Luther College. This updated Second Edition of Python Programming in Context … Continue reading

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