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Amazon HQ2 deal propels computer science education in Virginia

by Colin Wood • 2 days ago

Responding to growing demand for technical talent in Northern Virginia, Gov. Ralph Northam has announced agreements with 11 universities.

How STEAM education can prepare students for the workforce

by Colin Wood • 3 weeks ago

Commentary: Technology is a key to students integrating into an increasingly global economy, says edWeb.net’s Eileen Belastock.

Higher ed CIOs look for more inclusive hiring, workforce

by Jake Williams • 4 weeks ago

A focus on diversity, equity and inclusion can improve higher ed IT operations, CIOs said at Educause Annual Conference 2019.

STEM education license plate appears in Nevada

by Colin Wood • 1 month ago

Those who purchase the new design will see their proceeds go toward nonprofits that advance technology and computer science training and education.

Who can make sense of the U.S.'s 738,000 credentials?

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

A new report from Credential Engine found the number of credentials is growing fast, but the value and relevance of each one remains unclear.

Digital badges validate skills for special-needs students

by Stacey Pusey • 2 months ago

Commentary: edWeb.net’s Stacey Pusey shares how digital badges can validate training for students searching for a place in the workforce.

Study finds digital alerts boost STEM student success

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

Recent research found students were more likely to stay enrolled in their universities if they opted into receiving digital alerts.

Arkansas expands stipend program for computer science teachers

by Betsy Foresman • 2 months ago

With the goal of expanding the availability of computer science programs in the state, up to $10,000 will be awarded to computer science teachers.

University of Pennsylvania launches cybersecurity boot camp

by Colin Wood • 3 months ago

Faculty say the program is essential not only for the region's workforce, but to offset the financial costs cyberattacks cost the country each year.