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    It's Computer Science Education Week

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 3, 2018 11:34:21 AM

    Today is the start of Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek), a week-long celebration designed to spark students' interest in computer science. Sponsored by®, CSEdWeek is held annually to coincide with the birthday of computing legend, Admiral Grace Murray Hopper.

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    Topics: Computer Science

    October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

    Posted by Lindsay White on Oct 6, 2015 10:28:39 AM

    On October 1, 2010 President Barack Obama declared October National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM). He recognized the importance of America's digital infrastructure and the crucial role all Americans play in helping to secure the networks we utilize daily., powered by the National Cyber Security Alliance, announced the 2015 NCSAM theme - Our Shared Responsibility.

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    Topics: Computer Science, higher education, computer forensics, Criminal Justice, Cyber Security, Higher Education, Information Security

    Health Care and Technology Top List of 2015 Best Jobs

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 15, 2015 5:07:29 PM

    U.S. News & World Report has released their ranking of the 100 best jobs for 2015. Beginning with the occupations that the U.S. Department of Labor Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts will grow the most between 2012 and 2022, the list ranks jobs in a variety of industries based on projected openings, rate of growth, job prospects, unemployment rates, salary, and job satisfaction.

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    Topics: Computer Science, Health, nursing, U.S. News & World Report

    What Are "Smart" Degrees for Career Success?

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 11, 2013 3:37:53 PM

    Ever wonder which degree paths have the best chance for career success in today's economy? Yahoo! Education recently "pulled together career information from the U.S. Department of Labor and professional insight from [their] education expert" to give a fuller picture into which degrees offer the greatest career prospects.

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    Topics: Computer Science, Criminal Justice, health care administration, Higher Education, U.S. Department of Labor, Yahoo! Education

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

    Posted by Lindsay White on Oct 3, 2012 10:11:54 AM

    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 its thorough presentation of computing systems to provide computer science majors with a solid foundation for further study, and offers non-majors a comprehensive and complete introduction to computing.

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    Topics: Computer Science, New Edition, adaptive technology, Author, CS0, Online Learning

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

    Posted by Lindsay White on Mar 30, 2012 8:19:59 AM

    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.

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    Topics: Active Learning, Computer Science, computing, adaptive technology, SIGCSE

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