•"Oracle works to advance education with state-of-the-art technology programs that awaken and deepen students' interest in computer science and engineering," said Alison Derbenwick Miller, Vice President, Oracle Academy. "Our Getting Started with Java Using Alice curriculum is designed to help students explore the power of computer programming. By collaborating with Curriki, we hope to deliver this introductory Java course to hundreds of thousands of teachers and students worldwide." •"Computer science and heuristic thinking are the foundations of our information and technology-based society," said Kim Jones, CEO, Curriki. "We are thrilled that Oracle is helping to foster a new generation of software developers and problem solvers to face the pressing challenges of the twenty-first century by releasing this course on Java through Curriki. We look forward to ongoing collaboration with Oracle Academy in the future." •"In classrooms around the world, Alice software has engaged students in computer programming, demonstrating that it can be creative and fun," said Wanda Dann, Director of the Alice Project at Carnegie Mellon University. "We are excited that this learning experience will be expanded to far more students, thanks to the efforts of the Oracle Academy and Curriki."
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