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2016
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Piloting Computer Science Education Week in Mexico
Computer Science Education Week activities, featuring online  programming tools embedded with tutorials, report large participation numbers. However, to truly broaden participat...
Nora A. Escherle, Silvia I. Ramirez-Ramirez, Ashok...
SIGCSE
2016
ACM
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Retention of Flow: Evaluating a Computer Science Education Week Activity
High profile computer science education events such as the Hour of Code can reach millions of students but without proper evaluation it is not clear what motivational and educati...
Alexander Repenning, Ashok R. Basawapatna, Dorit A...
SIGCSE
2016
ACM
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How Early Does the CS Gender Gap Emerge?: A Study of Collaborative Problem Solving in 5th Grade Computer Science
Elementary computer science has gained increasing attention within the computer science education research community. We have only recently begun to explore the many unanswered qu...
Jennifer Tsan, Kristy Elizabeth Boyer, Collin F. L...
SIGCSE
2016
ACM
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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
SIGCSE
2016
ACM
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A Multidisciplinary, Multifaceted Approach to Improve the Computer Science based Game Design Education: Methodology and Assessme
In this paper, we introduce a multidisciplinary and multifaceted pedagogical approach to enhance game design education in computer science curriculum and assess its effectiveness ...
Chang Yun, Hesam Panahi, Zhigang Deng
SIGCSE
2016
ACM
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Datathons: An Experience Report of Data Hackathons for Data Science Education
Large amounts of data are becoming increasingly available through open data repositories as well as companies and governments collecting data to improve decision making and effic...
Craig Anslow, John Brosz, Frank Maurer, Mike Boyes
SIGCSE
2016
ACM
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Modernizing Plan-Composition Studies
Plan composition is an important but under-studied topic in programming education. Most studies were done three decades ago, under assumptions that miss important issues that toda...
Kathi Fisler, Shriram Krishnamurthi, Janet Siegmun...
SIGCSE
2016
ACM
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The Sweep: Essential Examples for In-Flow Peer Review
In in-flow peer review, students provide feedback to one another on intermediate artifacts on their way to a final submission. Prior work has studied examples and tests as a pot...
Joe Gibbs Politz, Joseph M. Collard, Arjun Guha, K...
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