Several deadlines for SIGCSE 2020 are coming up at the end of August! See the website for all the details: http://www.sigcse2020.org. Any non-USA folks that have questions about SIGCSE or the SIGCSE Technical Symposium, feel free to contact me or any of the great folks on the International Committee! Advertisements
Here’s a viewpoint that has come as a result of a few recent reports on computing in the news. Actually, it’s more likely that it is a different take on some viewpoints that have been around for a while. Anyway, here it is: Computing education has a currency (like all other disciplines) This currency is … More The Currency of Computing Education: There are two sides to every coin
After a few requests and some Easychair issues we have extended the UKICER deadline by a week to Friday 14th June. Please see https://www.cs.kent.ac.uk/events/2019/UKICER2019/index.html for the call for papers and details. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.
This paper deadline for the first UKICER conference is June 7. Please see https://www.cs.kent.ac.uk/events/2019/UKICER2019/index.html for the call for papers and submission deadlines. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me.
I have to admit that by the time Day 2 came to a close, it seemed like CompEd was home. Everyone more or less knew where they were going, what they were doing, and were just going about their business. It was really cool being with 150 SIGCSE folks, many of whom were really far … More ACM CompEd daily update 3: Day 3 – The grand finale
Day 2 of ACM CompEd started off with CompEd attendees having freedom to attend TURC and see keynotes by Turing award laureates! (Go back to Day 1 here.) Before CompEd proper kicked off for the day, a few of us went for a coffee and explored some alleys around the hotel. One notable find was … More ACM CompEd daily update 2: Day 2 – Abaci, keynotes and banquets, oh my!
Today was the first full day of ACM CompEd (yesterday is here). For yesterday’s installment on pre-conference events, see here. The day started with program co-chairs Steve Cooper and Andrew Luxton-Reilly opening the conference with SIGCSE chair Amber Settle. We then had a fantastic keynote delivered by Paul Denny titled Four Million Questions and a … More ACM CompEd daily update 1: Day 1
Yesterday, the inaugural ACM Global Conference on Computing Education geared up to the big day (which was today, day 1). Yesterday most attendees arrived in Chengdu and the following pre-conference events concluded: Computing Curricula 2020 (CC2020) steering committee meeting ACM-W Workshop: Building an ACM-W East Asia Community Working Groups. Unlike ITiCSE working groups, CompEd working … More ACM CompEd daily update 0: pre-conference events
I had a great time this past weekend at IWCSE 2019 – the 2019 International Workshop on Computer Science Education in Changsha, Hunan, China. The abstract, references and slides from my keynote How Novice Programmers Interact with Programming Environments are available here. IWCSE is organized by ACM Changsha, the ACM SIGCSE China Chapter and the … More IWCSE Keynote & ACM CompEd warmup