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More than Gender: Taking a Systemic Approach to Improving K-12 Computer Science Education
Found in: Computer
By Chris Stephenson,Rebecca Dovi
Issue Date:March 2013
pp. 42-46
An often-neglected classroom-level view of how equity issues impact both students and the teachers seeking to engage them offers insights into the need to develop a systemic approach to resolving these issues in K-12 computer science education in the US. T...
Rediscovering the passion, beauty, joy, and awe: making computing fun again, part 7
Found in: Proceedings of the 45th ACM technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE '14)
By Cay Horstmann, Daniel D. Garcia, Jennifer Campbell, Rebecca Dovi
Issue Date:March 2014
pp. 273-274
In his keynote at SIGCSE 2007, Grady Booch exhorted us to share the "passion, beauty, joy and awe" (PBJA) of computing. This led to a series of room-packed sessions at the following six SIGCSE symposia to explore that idea from different angles. They have ...
Computer science principles: analysis of a proposed advanced placement course
Found in: Proceeding of the 44th ACM technical symposium on Computer science education (SIGCSE '13)
By Andrea Arpaci-Dusseau, Andy Kuemmel, Baker Franke, Chinma Uche, Christina Gardner, Deepa Muralidhar, Dwight Barnett, Jean Griffin, Jeff Gray, Marilyn Carrell, Matthew Bauer, Owen Astrachan, R Brook Osborne, Ralph Morelli, Rebecca Dovi, Richard Kick
Issue Date:March 2013
pp. 251-256
In this paper we analyze the CS Principles project, a proposed Advanced Placement course, by focusing on the second pilot that took place in 2011-2012. In a previous publication the first pilot of the course was explained, but not in a context related to r...
CS principles: piloting a national course
Found in: Proceedings of the 43rd ACM technical symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE '12)
By Bill Cowles, Chinma Uche, Jeff Gray, Owen Astrachan, Dwight Barnette, Ralph Morelli, Rebecca Dovi
Issue Date:February 2012
pp. 319-320
The use of agile principles and practices in software development is becoming a powerful force in today's workplace. In our quest to develop better products, therefore, it is imperative that we strive to learn and understand the application of agile method...