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    The 2017 Computer Science Catalog is Now Available!

    Posted by amyl on Mar 28, 2017 10:10:52 AM

    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.

     

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    Topics: Computer Science Education, Nell Dale, New Edition, Android, Catalog, Computer Science Teachers Association, cybersecurity, Information Security, Introduction to Computer Science, ISSA, New Text, android app development, C++, C++ Plus 11, Computer Architecture, Computer Organization, computer organization and architecture, Computer Science Education, computer science faculty, computer science textbooks, Cyberethics, Data Structures, Databases, Java, Programming, Python Programming in Context, Software Engineering, STEM, algorithms, app development, Python, virtual security, web design

    Object-Oriented Data Structures Using Java, Fourth Edition Publishes

    Posted by amyl on Aug 25, 2016 11:51:29 AM

    The updated and revised Object-Oriented Data Structures Using Java, Fourth Edition is an essential resource for students learning data structures using the Java programming language.

    The primary goal of authors, Nell Dale, Daniel T. Joyce and Chip Weems, is to present both the traditional and modern data structure topics with an emphasis on problem solving and software design. Beginning early and continuing throughout the text, it introduces and expands upon the use of many Java features such as classes, objects, generics, polymorphism, packages, interfaces, library classes, inheritance, exceptions, and threads.

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    Topics: New Edition, Java

    Introducing an All New Fourth Edition of Anderson’s Java Illuminated: An Active Learning Approach

    Posted by Cassie Peterson on Sep 15, 2014 9:43:00 AM

    Are you looking for the perfect introductory Java programming text that includes free access to a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools? Look no further! The fourth edition of Julie Anderson and Hervé Franceschi’s Java Illuminated: An Active Learning Approach Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access is now available.

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    Topics: New Edition, Java Illuminated, navigate, Navigate, Advantage, An Active Learning Approach, Computer Science Education, Java

    Computer Science and Digital Arts: A Multimedia Approach

    Posted by Lindsay White on Jul 30, 2012 1:31:55 PM

    California Institute of the Arts in Valencia CA, is combining computer science with digital arts.  The art school will offer a two-semester digital arts program to their undergraduates starting this fall. The institute's associate dean of research and development in digital arts, Ajay Kapur, understands the importance of providing students with basic programming skills,

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    Topics: Computer Science, Introduction to Computer Science, New Text, New text, CalArts, digital art, Java, java, Programming, multimedia

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

    Posted by admin on May 14, 2012 12:46:47 PM

    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 know the material you want to teach, so why not customize the content to meet your exact curriculum needs?

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    Topics: Computer Science, computing, Information Security, Introduction to Computer Science, PUBLISH, Algorithms, Computer Architecture, Computer Organization, Cyberethics, Java, java, JavaScript, Programming

    Available in December: Programming with JavaScript

    Posted by admin on Nov 29, 2011 1:24:02 PM

    Programming with JavaScript: Algorithms and Applications for Desktop and Mobile Browsers

    John David Dionisio, PhD, Loyola Marymount University
    Ray Toal, PhD, Loyola Marymount University

    ISBN-13: 9780763780609  |  © 2013
    Will Publish: 12/16/2011

    Preview Chapter 9: Graphics & Animation

     

    Used in millions of web pages, JavaScript is an excellent teaching language and ideal for students delving into computer science for the first time. Designed specifically for the CS1 introductory programming course, Programming with JavaScript: Algorithms and Applications for Desktop and Mobile Browsers introduces students to computer science and programming using a modern approach. The text correlates to the ACM/IEEE CS1 course requirements and provides real-world case studies and numerous exercises throughout. The case studies show readers actual examples and their development from inception to final product.

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    Topics: New Text, forthcoming, Applications, Desktop, Java, JavaScript, Programming, algorithms

    New Releases in CourseSmart: Computer Science Texts

    Posted by admin on Aug 4, 2011 9:16:03 AM

    Newest Computer Science texts now available on CourseSmart:

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    Topics: New Edition, new edition, Brief, comprehensive, Computer Architecture, Computer Organization, Essentials, Illuminated, Java, one-term course

    Java Illuminated, Third Edition Offers FREE Access to Custom CodeLab

    Posted by admin on Mar 21, 2011 2:42:02 PM

    Provide your introductory java programming students an "Active Learning" experience with Turings Craft Custom CodeLab®

    Jones & Bartlett Learning is excited to offer Custom CodeLab with the recently published Third Editions of the best-selling text Java Illuminated.  Furthermore, access to this outstanding learning tool is free with new copies of the text!

    CodeLab is a web-based interactive programming exercise service that has been customized to accompany each text. It provides over 300 short exercises, each focused on a particular programming idea or language construct. The student types in code and the system immediately judges its correctness, offering hints when the submission is incorrect. Through this process, the student gains mastery over the semantics, syntax and common usage of the language elements.

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    Topics: Active Learning, New Edition, new edition, interactive, Java, java

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