Tag Archives: STEM

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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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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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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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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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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Technology Shift Continues for High School Graduates

High school seniors are increasingly opting to pursue STEM studies after graduation. According to The Boston Globe, in Medfield, Massachusetts, just south of Boston, 27 percent of seniors this year have chosen to study computer science, mathematics, engineering, or science … 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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Massachusetts Tech Hub Caucus Addresses Need for More Computer Science Majors

Across Massachusetts, lawmakers report that there are currently two unemployed people for every one job. However, the opposite is the case for all STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) jobs where there are twice as many jobs as applications to … Continue reading

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