eBook Digital and Information Literacy: Hackathons, 1st Edition

  • Kerry Hinton
  • Published By: Rosen Central
  • ISBN-10: 1508173257
  • ISBN-13: 9781508173250
  • DDC: 005
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 48 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released July 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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In the computer age, technology is advancing at lightning speeds. All over the world today, the brightest minds gather to solve problems and create exciting new ideas in hackathons. At these events, a wide range of people competes, collaborates, and creates like never before. In this title, readers will learn about the different kinds of hackers and what to expect at a hackathon. They’ll also discover what organizations run hackathons, the different subjects the events cover, and how they can benefit by attending one. Skills and advice for operating one’s own hackathon are also included.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: From Hacking to Hackathons.
2: Basic Hackathon Purpose and Structure.
3: Types of Hackathons.
4: Hackathons and You.
5: The Future of Hackathons.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.