The Hard Part of Computer Science? Getting Into Class

Discussion in 'other software & services' started by hawki, Jan 24, 2019.

  1. hawki

    hawki Registered Member

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    "Lured by the prospect of high-salary, high-status jobs, college students are rushing in record numbers to study computer science.

    Now, if only they could get a seat in class.

    On campuses across the country, from major state universities to small private colleges, the surge in student demand for computer science courses is far outstripping the supply of professors, as the tech industry snaps up talent. At some schools, the shortage is creating an undergraduate divide of computing haves and have-nots — potentially narrowing a path for some minority and female students to an industry that has struggled with diversity..."

    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/24/technology/computer-science-courses-college.html
     
  2. Floyd 57

    Floyd 57 Registered Member

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    It's hilarious considering there are many places on the internet you can learn coding for free, such as freecodecamp.org , and they're often better than what you can learn in universities
     
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