Tag Archives: Computing

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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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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Utah Educators and Parents Urge Board of Education to Boost Students’ Exposure to Computer Science

According to a recent article in The Salt Lake Tribune, Utah’s public school system doesn’t prepare its students adequately for their future jobs and careers. In fact, they currently only ask that graduates prove they have basic office skills to … Continue reading

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Just Published: Introduction to Web Development Using HTML 5

Have you had difficulties finding the perfect textbook to teach HTML 5 to your students? Our newly published Introduction to Web Development Using HTML 5 offers a unique approach to understanding the core principles and applications of HTML 5. Introduction … Continue reading

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Demand Increases for Computer Science and Technology Majors

Despite the increasing demand for technology workers, finding qualified candidates has been continuously difficult. One cause may be due to misconceptions about the field. Alberto Segre, head of the University of Iowa Computer Science Department, recently told The Daily Iowan … Continue reading

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Best-Selling Computer Science Illuminated Continues to Excite & Engage Majors and Non-Majors Alike

Now in it’s fifth edition, Computer Science Illuminated has surpassed its competitors as the market leading textbook for introductory computer science.  Authored by two of today’s most respected computer science educators, Nell Dale and John Lewis, the Fifth Edition continues … Continue reading

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Take Control of Your Computer Organization & Architecture Course Content

Do  you prefer to customize your course content? Not a problem. Jones & Bartlett Learning PUBLISH makes it possible and easy. Maybe you are considering adopting the best-selling textbook on computer organization and architecture but don’t plan to cover all of … Continue reading

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Customizing Your Computer Science Curriculum Content is Now Easier Than Ever with Jones & Bartlett Learning PUBLISH

Perhaps you are covering JavaScript in your introduction to computer science course but you do not need an entire textbook. Or maybe you want to include a lesson on cyberethics in your information security course. The bottom line is, you … Continue reading

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Jones & Bartlett Learning Released First-of-its-Kind Adaptive Learning Technology at SIGCSE Technical Symposium for Intro-level Computer Science Education

Jones & Bartlett Learning debuted their new, personalized adaptive learning (PAL) platform at the 43rd annual Special Interest Group in Computer Science Education of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM SIGCSE) conference in Raleigh, NC. With more than 1,200 computer … Continue reading

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