Applications Open: UCD Professional Diploma in Educational Studies – Computational Thinking

The University College Dublin Schools of Education and Computer Science are pleased to announce that the Professional Diploma in Educational Studies (Computational Thinking) is now open for applications for the 2018/19 academic year. The PDES (Computational Thinking) is a 30 credit, part-time, Level 9 NQF programme taught jointly by the School of Education and the School of Computer Science … More Applications Open: UCD Professional Diploma in Educational Studies – Computational Thinking

Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity – Artificial Intelligence in Education

Please note that a candidate has been selected for this proposal and we are not seeking further applications. If you would be interested in similar opportunities, please contact me via email and provide your CV. I expect a similar position coming up later this year. Please distribute to relevant mailing lists. Thank you. University College … More Postdoctoral Fellowship Opportunity – Artificial Intelligence in Education

Stack Exchange for Computer Science Educators now in public beta!

A Stack Exchange site for Computer Science Educators went to public beta yesterday. Stack Exchange beta phases last at least 90 days, during which the powers that be keep an eye on key stats to decide if the site shows viability. The Stack Exchange Area 51 site where the stats mentioned below are continuously updated can … More Stack Exchange for Computer Science Educators now in public beta!

A great resource for non-native English speakers studying computing

I have been teaching this semester in Beijing. The language of instruction is English but most of my students are not fluent – improving English is part of the program here. Two of my modules are CS1 and Computer Organization. Early on in this semester in both courses I encouraged students to look up a … More A great resource for non-native English speakers studying computing

New Google CS education site

Dr. Chris Stephenson, Google’s Head of Comptuer Science Education Programmes has announced Google’s new CS Education website on Google’s Education Blog  and their Research Blog. The site aims to make it easier for educators and students to access all of Google’s CS Programs and initiatives, providing fast, easy access to Google grant programs, resources and tools, scholarships … More New Google CS education site