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  • Computer Science Progression

    applied to teach the new pilot Computer Science (CS) Principles Course in collaboration with the College Board and the National Science Foundation (NSF). Hillcrest High School and I was accepted to participate in Cohort 3 of the CS4Alabama project. This course will become a full-fledged College Board Advanced Placement course during the 2016-2017 school year. Students will certainly benefit as they become more aware of the 21st skills that computer science provides for their future careers, and I get to be a part in advancing the awareness of computer science in K-12. Part of my responsibilities is recruiting and increasing enrollment of girls and minorities to this class. However, the continuing lack of women in this field is especially…

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  • Women In Computer Science

    percent of Ph.D’s in computer science. Computer science is one of the most highly demanded careers based off of the impact it has in today’s world. The world currently revolves around electronics, which function from codes written by computer scientists. “Out of the 25 best jobs in America... which were ranked based on earning potential, career opportunities and number of job openings, seven were computer science-based” (Gale Group 2015). Jobs in the field are high in demand, the typical wage of…

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  • Stereotypes In Computer Science Research

    Computer science is becoming an increasingly essential field in today’s world. With an ever accelerating reliance on technology, there is a demand for people with expertise to do the things necessary to maintain and innovate on said technology. However, computer science has a bit of a problem in the United States and much of the western world, there is a seeming lack of women choosing CS as their major or pursing a career in CS. This is a very big problem, because more women in the field means…

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  • Statement Of Purpose In Computer Science

    Statement of Purpose “How do we ask the turtle to trace out a circle? Remember, it only knows how to walk in straight lines and turn around.” Playing with the Logo turtle on screen in sixth grade was my first exposure to computer science. I was immediately fascinated by the idea of approximating a smooth circle with a regular polygon of, say, 360 sides. Staring at the “circle” on screen, I could not quite digest the fact that it was something produced in a fundamentally different way compared to…

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  • Career Goals For Computer Science

    I am a student at Valencia Community College, completing an associate degree in computer science and planning of transferring to University of Central Florida. Since my earliest childhood, I have always been interested in computers. My first program was “Adding two numbers” using code, which make me curious to know computers in deep learning. My creative and enthusiastic methods of solving the problem lead me to select a career like computer scientist. I am always doing that which I cannot do,…

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  • Computer Science And Future Goals

    I originally choose Computer Science because I was interested in Mobile App Development. I always wanted to create an app that would be innovative, helpful, and that would connect different parts of the world together. This degree equips me with the tools and knowledge to create the very apps I use today as well as understanding networking systems. Computer Science is rigorous fields to obtain a degree. Since my freshman year, I have had to spend more of my time practicing my skills daily to…

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  • The Necessity Of Women In Computer Science

    Computer science is a discipline that involves the understanding and design of computers and computational processes. It is a study of principles, applications, and technologies of computing and computers. It involves the study of data and data structures and algorithms. Lot of math and physics is involved in this major. As a lot of math and science is involved in this major people assume that any major that is associated with math and science is for men and majors that are involved with…

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  • Importance Of Computers In Computer Science

    Computers, which have been around from less than a century, have made a huge impact around the world. However, even if we realize that computers are a basic tool in everyday life, people underestimate the capacity of these computing devices. The first time Google announced that their AlphaGO was going to compete with Go master Lee SeDol Kudan, my comrades and I had a strong faith on Lee. However, as we all know, the result surprised the world. Consequently, I believe we should not only make…

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  • Essay On Pursuing A Computer Science Degree

    Attending the University of Puget Sound has always been a goal of mine since I was a child, being a local kid I attended a lot of the University’s children sport camps and even luau. Once I reached high school I made the decision that I would get a Computer Science degree from this University, so I worked diligently to achieve a 3.78 GPA as a full AP student with extra-curricular as Robotics and Sea Scouts. When I started my freshman year at the University things went smooth and I was enjoying…

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  • Computer Science Degrees

    algorithms will grant anybody the power to keep up with technology. This is why elementary schools need computer science classes integrated into their curriculum. Teaching young children how to program will evolve the world in new ways by allowing these individuals to create new applications and technology. Since there are not any computer science related courses offered in elementary schools, they are restricted from the opportunity to learn code because they have not been exposed to it yet.…

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