Congratulations to Andrew Luxton-Reilly (University of Auckland) and Associate Professor, Teaching Stream Andrew Petersen (Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences, University of Toronto Mississauga) for their ACE best paper: "The Compound Nature of Novice Programming Assessments”. Their research was recently presented at the Nineteenth Australasian Computing Education Conference in Geelong, Australia.
With this award, the Computer Science Education Research group at U of T has been recognized at five major computer science education conferences held in the past year:
Best Paper: "A Multi-institutional Study of Peer Instruction in Introductory Computing"
Leo Porter (University of California, San Diego), Dennis Bouvier (Southern Illinois University Edwardsville), Quintin Cutts (University of Glasgow), Scott Grissom (Grand Valley State University), Cynthia Lee (Stanford University), Robert McCartney (University of Connecticut), Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream Dan Zingaro (Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences, University of Toronto Mississauga) and Beth Simon (University of California, San Diego)
Commendation (Runner-up) for Best Paper: "Factors for Success in Online CS1"
Associate Professors, Teaching Stream Jennifer Campbell, Diane Horton and Michelle Craig
John Henry (Audience Choice) Award: "Evidence That Computer Science Grades Are Not Bimodal"
PhD candidate Elizabeth Patitsas, Jesse Berlin (computer science undergraduate) and Associate Professor, Teaching Stream Michelle Craig and Professor Steve Easterbrook
Special commendation (Runner-up for Best Paper): "Revisiting Why Students Drop CS1"
Associate Professors, Teaching Stream Andrew Petersen (UTM), Michelle Craig, Jennifer Campbell and Anya Tafliovich (Department of Computer and Mathematical Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough)
Best Paper: "The Compound Nature of Novice Programming Assessments"
Andrew Luxton-Reilly (University of Auckland) and Associate Professor, Teaching Stream Andrew Petersen (UTM)