Course Report has some exciting things rolling out in 2016, but for now, here's what you may have missed in November! Remember to email me with noteworthy news to include in next month's roundup.
- Karis Hustad of ChicagoInno reported on the rise of the bootcamp model for subjects like UX/UI Design, Data Science and more.
- Anya Kamenetz spoke with Morning Edition about Google's partnership with General Assembly for their Android bootcamp- listen to the interview or read it!
- Wondering how hiring managers feel about bootcamp grads? Read this very thoughtful post by Salsify co-founder Rob Gonzalez on investing in bootcampers.
- The Triad Business Journal dug into our latest Student Outcomes report and wrote about North Carolina bootcamp Coder Foundry.
- Bloomberg wonders if you're wasting your money at a coding bootcamp with input from SkillsFund.
- Salvador Rodriguez of IB Times has written a couple of really well-researched pieces about bootcamps recently- here's his newest article on veterans in bootcamps.
- Geekwire published an article questioning the need for Computer Science degrees in light of the rise of bootcamps. This inspired a rebuttle from CS Professor Ed Lasakowa (and a re-rebuttal from Coder Foundry's Hashim Warren).
- They're not the only one interested in why Computer Science Degrees declining while Coding Bootcamps have their moment.
- Did you catch Thinkful co-founder Darrell Silver's opEd for TechCrunch? I'm curious what other bootcamp founders thought of it!
- Here's a nice deep-dive into the history and goals of Sabio.la by local newspaper Intersection South LA. And another by Delaware Online into Zip Code Wilmington, Delaware's first coding bootcamp (and a product of TechHire).
- The Next Web explores how bootcamps can benefit entrepreneurs, veterans, and executives.
NEW CODING SCHOOLS & SCHOLARSHIPS
- If 12 weeks seems too short for you, Holberton School of Engineering is a new 2-year program. Also, Bloc announced their 48-week, online, job-guaranteed Software Engineering Track.
- Athena Tech Academy is a data science bootcamp in San Jose, and recently partnered with Women Who Code to offer a full scholarship!
- Welcome to the Course Report Directory, Camp Code Away (Bali) and CodeU (Atlanta)!
Have a great December!