The ACM SIGCSE China Chapter is holding a symposium at the ACM Turing Celebration Conference (TURC) in Shanghai on May 19-20, 2018. I was at this conference last year and enjoyed it immensely. More information on the China SIGCSE chapter can be found here. The TURC page is here, and the SIGCSE Symposium link (still … More SIGCSE China Symposium at ACM TURC 2018
This week the Irish Independent published an article reporting on some work by Maynooth University colleagues Keith Quille, Susan Bergin, and Natalie Culligan, focussing on gender aspects of performance in computer science, and how computer science as an academic subject is experienced. The paper was presented at the 2017 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in … More Girls ‘just as good as boys’ at computer science work
Yesterday the New York Times published an article on cheating in university computer programming courses. To anyone who has taught a programming course, much of the narrative is probably all too familiar. Nonetheless, it is interesting to see it featured in mainstream media, it is helpful to hear about what is happening at different universities, … More The New York Times on cheating in university programming courses
Head over to Mark Guzdial’s Computing Education Blog for a link to a survey from Google’s computer science education research team. They are collecting information from ‘researchers, educators, and advocates working in the field everyday’ to help them better support the field. The deadline is Sunday, April 23.