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1 WELCOME Teacher Computing Workshop Wayne Summers TSYS School of Computer Science Columbus State University June 10, 2014

2 Columbus State University 2 Did you Know 2014?Did you Know 2014? (7.36 min)

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4 June 10, 2014Columbus State University 4 THE Challenge Jobs vs. Graduates The Pipeline The NEED Solutions & Resources Q&A

5 Challenges in the U.S. The number of Computer Science majors dropped 40-50% nationwide between The percentage of women has dropped to about 10% From a high of about 40% in the early 80s Not One Girl Took The AP Computer Science Test In Some States 4/2/2015 5TSYS School of Computer Science

6 CS/IT Crisis

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8 The missing 70% (AP demographics)

9 Troubling statistics June 10, 2014Columbus State University 9

10 Computing / IT in Georgia 54% of projected job openings could be filled by computing degrees. AP Computer Science Test-takers 2009: 743 TOTAL: 2511 Degrees Earned in Computer and Information Sciences Academic Year Associate's: 818 Bachelor's: 1168 TOTAL: 2511 Master's: 467 Doctoral: 58 Projected Workforce Indicators ( ) 4660 Average Annual Computing Job Openings: year Percent Change in Computing Jobs: 24.8% 10-year Change in Number of Computing Jobs: 24,050http://www.ncwit.org/edjobsmap

11 Challenges for the U.S. Projections of 46% job growth over the next 10 years! By 2018, there will be 1.4 million computer specialist job openings. US universities will have generated enough graduates to fill about 1/3 of these openings. 4/2/ TSYS School of Computer Science

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13 4/2/ Careers at Google, Amazon, and Microsoft 8 min 43

14 The NEED Professionals in computing s ay that you should like: Problem solving Working with others in a team Being creative Problem solving 4/2/ TSYS School of Computer Science

15 Solutions / Resources Computer Science Teachers Association CS PrinciplesCS Principles - code.org code.org : CODING: What most schools don't teachCODING: What most schools don't teach (5 min) Hour of code - Educator resources - CS Education Week Dec. 8-14, 2014 June 10, 2014Columbus State University 15

16 Solutions / Resources THE HOUSE STUDENT APP CHALLENGE FIRST LEGO LEAGUE Hackathon Activ8 Summer Camps June 10, 2014Columbus State University 16

17 TSYS School of Computer Science 8:42 min

18 18TSYS School of Computer Science Some Quick Facts about CS Students Over 400 undergraduates Over 100 graduate students Increasing student research opportunities Variety of internship and coop opportunities Study-abroad opportunities ACM Student Chapter 4/2/2015

19 Academic Programs in Computer Science CS vs. IT vs. IS BS Computer Science - Applied Track BS Computer Science - Games Track BS Computer Science - Systems Track BS Information Technology BS Information Technology (online) Combined BS/MS Computer Science Computer Science Teaching Endorsement

20 20TSYS School of Computer Science Academic Programs in Computer Science Bachelor of Science in Computer Science Software Systems designed for students who plan on continuing to a graduate program in Computer Science or who want a more traditional and theoretical degree Applied Computing less theoretical with a focus on mainframe programming and web programming Games Programming designed for students who plan on continuing to a graduate program in Computer Science or who want to work in the gaming, modeling, and simulation industry Minor Computer Science ( 18 semester hours ) 4/2/2015

21 Collaboration with Industry  Internships for students  Collaborative Research in: o Security / CyberForensics o Mobile App Development o Wireless Networking / Pervasive Computing o Modeling and Simulations (Serious Games) o Software Development o Data Visualization o Data Warehousing / Data Mining / Data Analytics o Legacy Code Translation

22 4/2/ Computers in the 1940s How many computers in the picture on the left? TSYS School of Computer Science

23 Employment for CS/IT Graduates UNDERGRADDegreesemployed grad school % Dgrsemployed grad school % CS - Systems44100%4 125% Applied CS12 100% % CS - Games10 100%54 80% IT99100% % % 3428 CSU (UITS) 7GaTech2TSYS13MedSch1TSYS 9CSU9 Graffix Addix 2CSU1 AFLAC4OmegaFi2 OmegaFi 2AFLAC 1 Graduate Assistant 2 Allure Global Solutions 1 Dean Evans (CO) 1 Boeing (SC) 1 Gentiva Health Srvcs 1 NewPoint Comm. Church 1 CACI1 Mad Mobile 1 WTVM1Accenture-DC 1 consilium11 Apollo Education Group 1 Eyes Wide games (ATL) 1zell3d 1 defense industry 1 U.S. Army 1 BlueCross/BlueShield1CSC1 Progress (ATL) 1 Med School 1 33???6 34

24 June 10, 2014Columbus State University 24 Q & A Dr. Wayne Summers TSYS School of Computer Science Columbus State University

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