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Teaching Kids to Code – Is It a Bad Idea?

By Associated Engineering Press

Jeff Gray, Ph.D., a professor in the department of computer science at the University of Alabama, a Carnegie Foundation Professor of the Year, and an education advisory council member for Code.org, tells GoodCall that there are many benefits to teaching kids to code.

In 1837, The University of Alabama became one of the first five universities in the nation to offer engineering classes. Today, UA’s College of Engineering has more than 5,800 students and more than 150 faculty. In recent years, students in the College have been named USA Today All-USA College Academic Team members, Goldwater, Hollings, Portz, Boren, Mitchell and Truman scholars.


Author: Associated Engineering Press    /    Posted on: November 4, 2016    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, In The News, Outreach    /    Features: