Computer Science as a Major

Computer Science as a Major

Recent studies show a 60% drop in the number of freshman declaring computer science as a major. With out-sourcing of technology jobs and a lack of diversity as major issues confronting the field, Tech Tuesday looks at how colleges teach...

Recent studies show a 60% drop in the number of freshman declaring computer science as a major. With out-sourcing of technology jobs and a lack of diversity as major issues confronting the field, Tech Tuesday looks at how colleges teach Computer Science and its vitality today.

Guests

Stuart Zweben

Chair, Computer Science and Engineering Department, Ohio State University

Joanne McGrath Cohoon

Sociologist and professor of Science, Technology, and Society, University of Virginia

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