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OpenStax Releases Free, Interactive Computer Science Textbook

Campus Technology

OpenStax, the Rice University-based provider of free, peer-reviewed, openly licensed course materials, has expanded its content library with a new computer science textbook: Introduction to Python Programming.

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AI Most Popular Speciality for Computer Science Ph.D.s

Inside Higher Ed

specialities among graduates in the computer science, computer engineering and information fields, a new report finds. Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning are the most popular Ph.D.

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Grassroots Push for Computer Science Education Gears Up

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

For close to a year, I have been strategizing and working with Randy Raymond, a software engineer at Google, to make access to computer science education the new “Space Race” and create models that schools can scale to deliver instruction to students.

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UW Gets Google Gift to Diversify Computer Science Education

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

The University of Washington (UW) and Google have announced a $400,000 gift from the tech giant that will go towards efforts to diversify the field of K-12 computer science education. Computer science is one of America’s most critical fields. Ko Th e lack of diversity is mirrored in the computer science teaching force.

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Pioneers discuss the challenges facing computer science

Inside Higher Ed

Though the 28 laureates in attendance this year gave and listened to each other’s talks with optimistic titles such as “Computing for Social Good,” Inside Higher Ed took the opportunity to ask them questions about computer science’s challenges in higher education. Missing Seats at Important Tables.

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Scared of AI? Don't Be, Computer-Science Instructors Say.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

By Maggie Hicks Lee Klafczynski for The Chronicle Aniket Bera, an associate professor of computer science, and Javier Gomez-Lavin, an assistant professor of philosophy, lead AI-focused courses at Purdue that blend technical skills and ethics.

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University of Miami Computer Science Student Fuels “Accelerate Tech” Pilot Program

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education

Davenport, a freshman computer science major from Washington Township, New Jersey is the first facilitator for a new computer science “Accelerate Tech” pilot program that has been incorporated into the Saturday school programming at Earlington Heights Elementary School. Not everyone knows or understands that.