Today is the start of Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek), a week-long celebration designed to spark students' interest in computer science. Sponsored by Code.org®, CSEdWeek is held annually to coincide with the birthday of computing legend, Admiral Grace Murray Hopper.
Topics: Computer Science
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. StaySafeOnline.org, powered by the National Cyber Security Alliance, announced the 2015 NCSAM theme - Our Shared Responsibility.
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.
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.
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.
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.