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Computational Thinking: The Discussion Continues
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Computational Thinking: The Discussion Continues

Perspectives on computational thinking.

AI Education for Teens: Lifting the Hood on Data and Machine Learning
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AI Education for Teens: Lifting the Hood on Data and Machine Learning

What are key ideas and intuitions foundational to AI that AI education in secondary schools should target? This blog post describes our approach to teaching AI...

Publishing, The Choice and The Luck
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Publishing, The Choice and The Luck

Selecting publishing targets is a process with no simple solutions.

Major Investments in U.S. CS Education on the Long Road to CS for All
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Major Investments in U.S. CS Education on the Long Road to CS for All

The 2021 CSEdCon featured big investments in growing Computer Science Education in the U.S.

Safe AI in Education Needs You
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Safe AI in Education Needs You

Artificial intelligence is coming to your learners and will raise challenging issues that need experts like you. Learn how you can get involved in AI and Educational...

Reinforcing Computer Science Education
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Reinforcing Computer Science Education

What do computer science students need to know to be successful in industry?

Not Worth a Thousand Words
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Not Worth a Thousand Words

Pictures are no substitute for substance.

Students are Interested in People, and Teachers Value Multiple Languages: ICER 2021 Pointers
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Students are Interested in People, and Teachers Value Multiple Languages: ICER 2021 Pointers

A couple of excellent papers from the International Computing Education Research conference.

Supervising a Doctoral Thesis: Lessons and Guidelines
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Supervising a Doctoral Thesis: Lessons and Guidelines

Presenting 10 guidelines for supervising graduate students, focusing on the supervision process of doctoral students.

A Tale of a Non-Traditional Software Engineer
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A Tale of a Non-Traditional Software Engineer

I entered college to study biomedical engineering, but realized more than halfway through I was more interested in computer science.

Tech Meetups In A Pandemic
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Tech Meetups In A Pandemic

By 2019, I generally thought there wasn't much that could surprise me about organizing meetups. Then Covid-19 hit. I was so wrong.

The Solar System from the Computational Thinking Perspective
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The Solar System from the Computational Thinking Perspective

We describe our choice of the solar system as one of the main illustrative examples used in our MOOC on computational thinking.

The Role of Computer Science in Elite Higher Education: Seeing the Expert Blind Spot
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The Role of Computer Science in Elite Higher Education: Seeing the Expert Blind Spot

CS has an important role in preparing elite scientists, engineers, and mathematicians.

The Triad of Graduate Studies
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The Triad of Graduate Studies

The Research Community, Research Subject, and Research Process.

10 Tips for Implementing Executable Exams
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10 Tips for Implementing Executable Exams

The focus is on executable exams for an Introduction to Computer Science course.

20 Years of 'Software Engineering for Innovative Internet Applications'
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20 Years of 'Software Engineering for Innovative Internet Applications'

Addressing the question: Why is software engineering part of the undergraduate computer science curriculum?

Inclusive Integration of Computing in School Districts: Two Essential Tradeoffs
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Inclusive Integration of Computing in School Districts: Two Essential Tradeoffs

When integrating computer science and computational thinking in a school district through inclusive learning pathways, school district leaders face challenging...

Why Did We Ever Think the First Programming Language Didn't Matter?
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Why Did We Ever Think the First Programming Language Didn't Matter?

Maybe the first programming language didn't really matter, because students learning programming were different.

The Evolution of Computing Power in Switzerland
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The Evolution of Computing Power in Switzerland

Milestones in the history of computing from the Swiss National Supercomputing Center, Lugano.  

A MERge Analysis of an Organizational Change: The Case of Internalization at Home
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A MERge Analysis of an Organizational Change: The Case of Internalization at Home

How the Technion assimilated its international activities into its other units’ activities and, at the same time, reduced operational costs related to its international...
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