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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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Is the “Geek” Label Alienating Women in Computer Science?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the 10-year job outlook for all 12 major Computer Science and Information Technology Occupations will increase by 13-37%, most of which is much faster than the national average. Yet, while the field is … 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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Which IT profession is right for you?

The IT sector offers an unusually wide and varied job range, which can suit people with different personalities, preferences and technical skills. In order to make the right decisions when setting up your IT career path, it’s essential to have … Continue reading

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Open Source Software Hopes to Benefit Humanity

Research has started to provide strong evidence that students who find meaning and significance in their studies are more engaged and driven to master the material at hand. Students participating in the Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software (HFOSS), also … Continue reading

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Proposed California Bill Would Allow Computer Science Classes to Fulfill Undergrad Math Requirements

By 2018, 1.1 million Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) jobs will need to be filled in California, nearly half of which will be computing related. With Computer Science becoming increasingly important in many industries, one California lawmaker is trying … Continue reading

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Explore the 2014 Computer Science Interactive Catalog

Take a look at our 2014 Computer Science Interactive Catalog for a complete list of course resources, new technology, and custom print or eBook solutions. View the interactive catalog on your computer or mobile device, or download and print a … 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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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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