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Mark Guzdial
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Marvin Minsky died last month.  I never met Marvin. I met his daughter, and worked with people who knew him well.   He must have been a remarkable person. The NYTimes piece has several quotes from Alan Kay about Marvin.  Below is my favorite.  I’ve heard…
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A recent article in The Chronicle talked about just how white higher education faculty are — see article here.  Most of the student protests about equity and diversity on college campuses this last year demanded more minority faculty. In this graph, I…
A recent article in The Chronicle talked about just how white higher education faculty are -- see article here. Most of the student protests about equity and diversity on college campuses this las...
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I’ve mentioned the K12 CS Framework Process a couple of times before (see this blog post).  It’s now available for public comment. Individuals and institutions are invited to be reviewers of the K-12 CS framework. Institutions, such as state/district…
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One of the common questions in CS education is, “What is computer science?”  I recently looked into the original article in Science that introduced the term in 1967 from Allen Newell, Alan Perlis, and Herbert Simon.  They define computer science as the…
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I wrote about this seminar when I attended (see post here) — the report has now been posted.  I grimace a bit in sharing this since the title of my paragraph has a mis-spelling in it…Sigh. Over two and half days, over 30 participants engaged in inventing…
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Should be interesting — see if you can guess where each of us sits on the Pseudocode question tonight. Computer Science Principles (CSP) is a programming language agnostic course. CSP aims to teach students the fundamentals of programming and the process…
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Steve Cooper organized a series of workshops (see blog posts here and here) exploring how we might grow computing education research within computing departments.  How do we make sure that computing education research (CER) faculty succeed (e.g., get…
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There are many, many teaching jobs available in computer science right now. Scarcely a day goes by that there isn’t another ad posted in the SIGCSE Members list — sometimes for many positions at the same department. A great many of these are at…
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I’m at the NSF STEM+Computing and Broadening Participation in Computing Community Meeting.  At our ECEP meeting on Saturday, we heard from White House Champion of Change Jane Margolis.  She did a great job of getting our states to think about how to…
I'm at the NSF STEM+Computing and Broadening Participation in Computing Community Meeting. At our ECEP meeting on Saturday, we heard from White House Champion of Change Jane Margolis. She did a g...
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An article written by Rick Adrion, Barbara Ericson, Renee Fall, and me appears in this month’s Communications of the ACM about our work in the Expanding Computing Education Pathways (ECEP) Alliance.  Our annual meeting is today, with 11 states and Puerto…
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Sarah Guthals, a CS Education Researcher, was identified by Forbes Magazine as one of the “30 under 30” scientists to watch in years to come.  Congratulations to Sarah! She wrote an interesting blog post on imposter syndrome and the nomination. I have…
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Congratulations to Jane Margolis and Andy Stefik, two computing education researchers named by the White House as Champions of Change! Jane Margolis Jane Margolis is a researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles Graduate School of Education…
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