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    Demand Increases for Computer Science and Technology Majors

    Posted by Cassie Peterson on Mar 4, 2013 9:52:07 AM

    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 that “Computational thinking is normally understood as thinking like a computer scientists, but it’s more than that…It’s a shame for undergraduates and graduated today without an exposure of computational thinking…there hasn’t been a field that hasn’t been used by computation.”

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    Topics: Computer Science, computing, Information Technology, Iowa State University, jobs, University of Iowa, Computer Organization

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