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Page, G., & Flapan, J. (2015). Why computer science matters. Leadership, 45(1), 34-37. Retrieved from:

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The use of this resource will be to support our point that computer science can practice human mind. And why people should choose computer science as their major.

The article discusses the computer science education in California, which provides an opportunity to focus on the deeper learning and problem-solving. According to a report from Playing Field Institute that reveal the unequal access to computer science education among students in public high school in California.

 

Scott A., B. (2012). Saving Computer Science: Why, Where, and How. Retrieved from: http://0-eds.a.ebscohost.com.ignacio.usfca.edu/eds/detail/detail?vid=3&sid=28ac2e2b-994f-4761-a8ee-4299b53989c7%40sessionmgr4007&hid=4211&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWRzLWxpdmUmc2NvcGU9c2l0ZQ%3d%3d#AN=edsbas.ftciteseerx.oai.CiteSeerX.psu.10.1.1.217.7798&db=edsbas

Computer science programs in the United States will likely be under scrutiny for several years due to insufficient funding for higher education. This paper examines why computer science is a convenient target for budget cutting, which programs are most likely to be targeted, what the long term impact is likely to be, and how departments can be saved. Our own computer science program at Humboldt State University provides an example of a department saved through retooling of our academic business.