REThink in the News


From DrexelNOW and the College of Engineering

posted Mar 19, 2013, 11:01 AM by Drexel RET   [ updated Jan 14, 2014, 7:37 AM ]

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March 21, 2013

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DREXEL TO LAUNCH RESEARCH EXPERIENCE FOR TEACHERS IN ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE PROGRAM

March 19, 2013


Drexel Engineering’s Computer Science (CS) department will launch the REThink Project — a new summer program in CS for science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) high school teachers and two-year college faculty in Philadelphia and the Greater Philadelphia metropolitan area. The REThink project will build partnerships with high schools, community colleges and the University and introduce teachers to cutting-edge research in the CS community. The program will also help educators produce learning materials for high school and community college STEM curricula in an effort to encourage students to study STEM and computing curricula in college.

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From the University of Delaware Review

posted Mar 13, 2013, 7:59 PM by Drexel RET   [ updated Mar 19, 2013, 7:43 PM ]

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Code.org strives to increase computer programming education

By Gillian Morley

News Features Desk Editor

Published: Monday, March 11, 2013

Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013 23:03

Despite having never taken a computer science class in high school, junior Ryan O’Dowd is the president and co-founder of the Computer Animation and Game Design club at the university. O’Dowd, a computer science major, became interested in animation in high school, but had no formal education on the topic when he graduated.

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