UA to help expand computer science education

By Associated Engineering Press

These teachers were at the University of Alabama for the 2017 Alabama Teachers Computer Science Summit, learning about how to bring a new advanced placement computer science course into classrooms. Statistics show computer science related jobs are growing at twice the rate of all other jobs, and the teachers say the principles also apply to lots of fields. One teacher said she loves seeing her student’s excitement when they learn something new or fix a problem. Sources: Fox 6 (Birmingham) – VideoWDAM 7 (Moselle, Mississippi) Fox 6 (Birmingham) – Story

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 2, 2017    /    Posted in:   Computer Science, Events, Faculty and Staff, In The News, Outreach    /    Features: