Challenging a simplistic pathway metaphor.
Applications must be programmed to process instructions in parallel to take full advantage of the new multicore processors.
Philip Guo summarizes his first three years of research into building tools to support those learning computer programming.
This column is about three books I have just read. Two get at the proliferation of wrong but persuasive assertions about the past, present, or future. The third appeals to logic and humility.
Lamenting that CS students are often not exposed to best practices in the classroom, Thomas A. Limoncelli offered advice for serving students better in "Four Ways to Make CS and IT More Immersive" (Oct. 2017). We agree with that sentiment.
It's hard to convince people to become CS teachers (K12 or University) when the opportunities elsewhere are so lucrative
"Whenever I teach a security class, it happens that there is something going on in the news cycle that ties into it," Doug Tygar, a computer-science professor at the University of California, Berkeley, told me recently.
A unique collaboration between a music professor and an engineering professor at Virginia Tech will result in the creation of a new platform for data analysis that will make it possible to understand the significance of data by turning it into sound.
Many companies are reconsidering the annual performance review, citing administrative burden and potential legal risks. That's led a team at the University of Virginia Darden School of Business to examine the real purpose of an annual review.
Just four in 10 schools in the United States offer a computer science course, according to Code.org.
The current enrollment surge in computer science is forcing colleges and universities to scramble for resources, including instructors.
As debate rumbles on about how and how much poor statistics is to blame for poor reproducibility, Nature asked influential statisticians to recommend one change to improve science. The common theme? The problem is not our maths, but ourselves.
A K-12 STEM education expert recommends holiday gifts for the engineeringly-inclined.
NASA has big hopes for virtual reality technology. The agency is developing a suite of virtual reality environments at Goddard Spaceflight Center in Maryland, that could be used for everything from geological research to repairing orbiting satellites.
New research reveals that teachers want more training and time to master use of technology in the classroom.
The visual thinking teaching strategy asks students to describe what they see in a piece of artwork to help develop critical-thinking skills.
Harvard University's Pooja Chandrashekar founded the ProjectCSGIRLS coding competition, now the largest such competition for middle-school girls in the U.S.
Virginia has completed a series of computer science standards designed to configure the curriculum and what instructors are expected to teach at each grade level.