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Ball State Plans New Degree in Computer Science Education

Ball State President Geoffrey Mearns explains the proposed computer science education degree simply.

“The melding together of computer science as well as education, in similar ways that we do whether you’re going to be a math teacher or a history teacher,” Mearns says. “We’re pretty confident that we can get students from the starting line to the finish line in four years.”


Ball State University says it is creating a new degree to train more computer science teachers. As IPR’s Stephanie Wiechmann reports, it’s part of a statewide effort to fill more STEM education positions in Hoosier schools. Ball State President Geoffrey Mearns explains the proposed computer

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