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SIGCSE
2012
ACM
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Calico: a multi-programming-language, multi-context framework designed for computer science education
The Calico project is a multi-language, multi-context programming framework and learning environment for computing education. This environment is designed to support several inter...
Douglas S. Blank, Jennifer S. Kay, James B. Marsha...
SIGCSE
2012
ACM
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Teaching operating systems using android
The computing landscape is shifting towards mobile devices. To learn about operating systems, it is increasingly important for students to gain hands-on kernel programming experie...
Jeremy Andrus, Jason Nieh
SIGCSE
2012
ACM
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Understanding the tenets of agile software engineering: lecturing, exploration and critical thinking
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 im...
Shvetha Soundararajan, Amine Chigani, James D. Art...
ACMSE
2011
ACM
8 years 10 months ago
Targeting FPGA-based processors for an implementation-driven compiler construction course
This paper describes the adaptation of a modern compiler construction course to target an FPGA-based hardware platform used throughout our computer science curriculum. One of the ...
D. Brian Larkins, William M. Jones
SIGITE
2004
ACM
10 years 3 months ago
How information technology professionals keep from being outsourced or offshored
This paper introduces the concept of the “vendible line” partitioning jobs in a company into those that are likely to be lost to outsourcing (onshore or offshore) and those th...
Ron Fulbright, Richard L. Routh
SIGCSE
2004
ACM
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10 years 3 months ago
Teaching computation to undergraduate scientists
This paper describes the motivation and design of an introductory computational course for natural, physical, and social scientists. Categories and Subject Descriptors: K.3.2 Comp...
Daniel T. Kaplan
CHI
2006
ACM
10 years 4 months ago
Producing human-centered, usability-sensitive, and HCI-competent managers, CIOs, and CEOs
Taking a collaborative and multi-disciplinary perspective, we discuss issues and opportunities in college education so that our future managers, CIOs, and CEOs are inherently and ...
Ping Zhang 0002
SIGCSE
2009
ACM
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10 years 11 months ago
Using peer-led team learning to increase participation and success of under-represented groups in introductory computer science
This paper describes the implementation and evaluation of a program that uses active recruiting and peer-led team learning to try to increase the participation and success of wome...
Susan Horwitz, Susan H. Rodger, Maureen Biggers, D...
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