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Hiring Employees From Tech Boot Camps

Are you looking for the best jobs in the tech field? Here are some reasons that tech boot camps are important. Learn more here.

How Software Engineers Are Modernizing 911 Call Centers

“Quick, what’s the number for 911?” is an endearing quote from the movie Little Rascals. It suggests that 911 has become such an iconic institution in its own right that it’s possible to forget it’s...

Topics Covered in GCU’s Bachelor Of Science In Forensic Science Program

If you love the idea of analyzing evidence and wish to pursue a scientific, investigative career, then Grand Canyon University’s (GCU) Bachelor of Science in Forensic Science may be the ideal degree...

Essential Tips for IT Project Management

Project management is a skillset that is in high demand across a range of industries. The information technology industry in particular benefits from skilled project managers, given the typical...

How to Teach Software Development Using Bloom’s Taxonomy

An Introduction to Bloom’s Taxonomy If you teach anything at any level you might already know what Bloom’s Taxonomy is. If this term is a new to you here is a nice definition and how this applies to...

Computer Science at GCU: From dot.com to dot.next

Let’s make a prediction: in 10 years, Computer Science will be quite a different profession than it is today. In 20 years, it will be unrecognizable. So how can one tell whether this is a good, worthy...

How to Use “I Do – We Do – You Do” in Teaching

Have you ever heard of the “I Do – We Do – You Do” teaching strategy? If this is a new term to you here is a nice definition and how this applies to teaching: The gradual release of responsibility...

Quick Tips for Creating a Strong Programming Portfolio

The word “portfolio” often brings to mind an image of an artist’s portfolio packed with watercolors and sketches. However, STEM graduates also need portfolios to showcase their skills to potential...

Learning Java as Your First Computer Language

When you join the Bachelor of Science in Computer Programming degree program at Grand Canyon University, you learn tech and business skills together. You’ll learn building software development and...

Should You Consider Pursuing a Public Sector Cybersecurity Job?

Cybersecurity is among the most pressing issues of modern times. In virtually any industry, IT graduates can pursue opportunities in protecting sensitive digital information. From banks to retailers...

About Brain STEM

The College of Science, Engineering and Technology offers degree programs that prepare students for high-demand professions in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. With an emphasis on Grand Canyon University’s Christian worldview, our college believes in instilling social awareness, responsibility, ethical character and compassion. Our blog, Brain STEM, focuses on topics related to science, engineering and technology, with engaging contributions from students, staff and faculty. On the blog, you can find helpful resources relating to STEM fields and learn more about current events occurring globally, locally and within GCU. We hope to provide our readers with information that helps them learn about the necessary knowledge, skills and mental disciplines to succeed in today’s job market.


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