Online Learning Update

April 24, 2018

Computer Science Degrees and Technology’s Boom-and-Bust Cycle

Filed under: Online Learning News — Ray Schroeder @ 12:09 am

By Sydney Johnson, EdSurge

Many economists call the current era of technology growth a boom era, not unlike previous gold rushes such as the Dot-com bubble. But the thing about bubbles is, they usually pop. And that has some people concerned. Is another bust on the horizon? It’s not only tech employees who are paying attention to these patterns. In higher education, the number of computer science bachelor’s degrees follows market trends in finance and technology in particular—growing when times are good and plummeting when economies crash.

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