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What should I look for in a school when trying to obtain a Software Engineering degree? [closed]

My goal is to be as employable as possible and to have enough knowledge not to look foolish when interviewed. However, that's probably everyone's goal and it's not achieved simply by taking classes in ...
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Software and/(x)or Hardware Projects for Pre-School Kids [closed]

I offered to participate at my kid's pre-school for various activities (yes, I'm crazy like that), and one of them is to help them discover extra-curricular (big word for a pre-school, but by lack of ...
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5answers
317 views

How applicable would an Automata class be to professional development? [closed]

Would it be worth taking Automata over Databases or Networking assuming no immediate plans on a Masters degree in Computer Science? I'd assume I'd learn things in there that would somehow be real work ...
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5answers
473 views

Idea for a physics–computer science joint curriculum and textbook

I want to write (and have starting outlining) a physics textbook which assumes its reader is a competent computer programmer. Normal physics textbooks teach physical formulas and give problems that ...
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9answers
389 views

Tool for teachers of informatics [closed]

I am a teacher of informatics and programming on high school. But programming isn't very popular among students. So I ask you, can you give me some tips and tricks, how make classwork more ...
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7answers
5k views

Is a Master's worth it? [closed]

I know there are a few questions already about getting a Master's degree in Computer Science, but my question is a bit different. I've started programming when I was quite young. I did receive a BS in ...
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494 views

Should programming schools be more competitive? [closed]

There have been several postings on P.SE about lower quality programming education, and this post from Joel on JavaSchools shows his frustration with the way computer science is often taught. At many ...
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9answers
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How can I bootstrap a software development community at my school?

I'm a student at the University of South Florida who's frustrated with the educational environment in the Computer Science program. Right now, I'm taking "Program Design." I should be learning how to ...