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Friday, 12 November 2010

Web Education, Academia and Relevance

Eric Meyer stirs up a conversation on the usefulness of a Computer Science degree for (aspiring) web professionals.

Having recently wasted undergone four years of university education for a Software Engineering degree, this is something I’ve spent countless sleepy lectures pondering over. There is no doubt that most institutions fail miserably when it comes to imparting web technology skills, but it’s the unquantifiable value of a degree and formal education that makes this extremely hard to evaluate.

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