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ACMSE
2005
ACM
10 years 5 months ago
Towards a "humans-first" computer science curriculum
Traditionally, computer science education has considered “objects-first” or “imperative-first” approaches, with the focus of the course on teaching design of programs star...
D. Scott McCrickard, Charles J. Fowler, Christa M....
ICONFERENCE
2011
9 years 6 months ago
A vision for information visualization in information science
This paper presents the case for Information Visualization (IV) to be a central, integrated component of study in Information Science. We summarize the current state of IV within ...
Marilyn Ostergren, Jeff Hemsley, Miranda Belarde-L...
SIGCSE
2004
ACM
84views Education» more  SIGCSE 2004»
10 years 5 months ago
Core empirical concepts and skills for computer science
Educators are increasingly acknowledging that practical problems in computer science demand basic competencies in experimentation and data analysis. However, little effort has bee...
Grant Braught, Craig S. Miller, David W. Reed
SIGCSE
2016
ACM
58views Education» more  SIGCSE 2016»
4 years 7 months ago
Factors Influencing Computer Science Learning in Middle School
In this paper, we describe research conducted around a 7-week curriculum designed to introduce middle school students to computer science with a focus on algorithmic thinking and ...
Shuchi Grover, Roy D. Pea, Stephen Cooper
ITICSE
2000
ACM
10 years 4 months ago
Has our curriculum become math-phobic? (an American perspective)
We are concerned about a view in undergraduate computer science education, especially in the early courses, that it’s okay to be math-phobic and still prepare oneself to become ...
Charles Kelemen, Allen B. Tucker, Peter Henderson,...
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