Tag Archives: Computer Science

The Future of Computer Science and its Education

Please welcome guest blogger, Scott Rhodes, Vice Provost of Enrollment for Florida Polytechnic University.         Recent advancements in cybersecurity, mobile technology and artificial intelligence have opened new doors in the current Information Age. Here’s how: Cybersecurity Cyber … Continue reading

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Top Ten Reasons to Adopt the New Edition of C++ Plus Data Structures

C++ Plus Data Structures, Sixth Edition explores the specifications, applications, and implementations of abstract data types with unmatched accessibility. There are countless reasons to adopt the new sixth edition, but we’ve broken down the Top Ten Reasons: Features the Latest … 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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MIT’s Computer Science Department Named Most Innovative in the Country

As one of the fastest growing disciplines in schools around the country, the computer science revolution has made computing one of the most exciting and essential subjects to study at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Recently, Computer Science Degree … 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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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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United States Air Force Academy Introduces New Network Security Major

As cybersecurity continues to be a hot topic in colleges and universities, it’s also becoming an increasingly important part of the military. Recently, the United States Air Force Academy announced that they are adding a new network security major designed … 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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Verizon Commercial Urges Parents to Encourage Their Daughters’ Interest in Science & Technology

A new Verizon Wireless ad released last month titled “Inspire Her Mind” provides a theory as to why many women often grow up with little interest in science and technology. The ad suggests that many girls are raised with a … Continue reading

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