March 11, 2015
The ACM Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) provides a forum for educators to discuss issues related to the development, implementation and the evaluation of computing programs, curricula and courses, as well as syllabi, laboratories and other elements of teaching and pedagogy.
This March, Department of Computer Science teaching faculty, Jennifer Campbell, Michelle Craig, Diane Horton, Andrew Petersen (UTM), Anya Tafliovich (UTSC) and Daniel Zingaro (UTM), attended the annual conference for SIGCSE and made the following contributions at this premier forum for computer science educators and leaders:
- Paper: “An Experience Report: Using Mobile Development To Teach Software Design”, Jennifer Campbell (presenter) and Anya Tafliovich (co-author).
- Paper: “Drop, Fail, Pass, Continue: Persistence in CS1 and Beyond in Traditional and Inverted Delivery,” Diane Horton (co-presenter) and Michelle Craig (co-presenter).
- Paper: “On the Evaluation of Student Team Software Development Projects,” Anya Tafliovich (presenter), Andrew Petersen (UTM, co-author) and Jennifer Campbell (co-author).
- Paper: “Tracking Student Learning from Class to Exam using Isomorphic Question,” Dan Zingaro (presenter) and Leo Porter, University of California, San Diego (co-author).
- Birds of a Feather session: “Sharing Best Practices for Alumni Engagement,” Diane Horton, session leader with Meghan Allen (University of British Columbia), Ben Coleman (Moravian College), Lynn Lambert (Christopher Newport University) and Michele Ng (University of British Columbia).
Michelle Craig also participated as a program committee chair of the poster session and organized the first annual SIGCSE run.