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Biases in Author Recognition
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Biases in Author Recognition

When reading papers, we make simplifications and have assumptions about author roles and relative contributions.

How Scripting Misses the Mark
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How Scripting Misses the Mark

Scripting languages promise easy automation but prove difficult to learn. Let's stop focusing on simplified syntax and instead focus on understandability and learnability...

Your Job Can Be Done Better By My Algorithm
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Your Job Can Be Done Better By My Algorithm

In our rarefied world of university teaching and learning, which jobs can be replaced by algorithms?

Data Anonymization Using the Random Sum Method
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Data Anonymization Using the Random Sum Method

The purpose of this blog post is to present an anonymization method that can be applied to the digital attributes of personal data.

R&D or r&d: What's the Difference?
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R&D or r&d: What's the Difference?

Research produces generalized knowledge; Development produces generalized functionality. Not all efforts that use research skills or that use development skills...

A Semester Virtual Institute
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A Semester Virtual Institute

We organized a semester virtual institute in the academic metaverse with researchers from around the world. 

Reflection Pre-learning in Computer Science Courses
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Reflection Pre-learning in Computer Science Courses

Our experience with reflection pre-learning in a MOOC on computational thinking that we developed and currently teach.

How to Teach Mathematical Disciplines for IT Specialties
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How to Teach Mathematical Disciplines for IT Specialties

Revision of the foundations of teaching mathematics for IT specialties is needed.

Anti-Racist Computing Education: No More Excuses
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Anti-Racist Computing Education: No More Excuses

On this #MLKDay, a list of resources to help center racial equity and justice in CS classrooms and a reminder that the CS Education community must make good on...

Changes in the Technion's Teaching Strategies During the Pandemic
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Changes in the Technion's Teaching Strategies During the Pandemic

This post describes three significant changes that took place during the pandemic in the instructional strategies at the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology...

Finding a Path to CS for All: How Many U.S. High School Students Have Taken CS?
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Finding a Path to CS for All: How Many U.S. High School Students Have Taken CS?

How do we measure progress towards CS for All?

Framing the Description of the Shrinking Pipeline
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Framing the Description of the Shrinking Pipeline

The shrinking pipeline refers to the low percentages of women earning computer science academic degrees and holding faculty positions.

Computational Thinking: The Discussion Continues
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Computational Thinking: The Discussion Continues

Perspectives on computational thinking.

AI Education for Teens: Lifting the Hood on Data and Machine Learning
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AI Education for Teens: Lifting the Hood on Data and Machine Learning

What are key ideas and intuitions foundational to AI that AI education in secondary schools should target? This blog post describes our approach to teaching AI...

Publishing, The Choice and The Luck
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Publishing, The Choice and The Luck

Selecting publishing targets is a process with no simple solutions.

Major Investments in U.S. CS Education on the Long Road to CS for All
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Major Investments in U.S. CS Education on the Long Road to CS for All

The 2021 CSEdCon featured big investments in growing Computer Science Education in the U.S.

Safe AI in Education Needs You
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Safe AI in Education Needs You

Artificial intelligence is coming to your learners and will raise challenging issues that need experts like you. Learn how you can get involved in AI and Educational...

Reinforcing Computer Science Education
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Reinforcing Computer Science Education

What do computer science students need to know to be successful in industry?

Not Worth a Thousand Words
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Not Worth a Thousand Words

Pictures are no substitute for substance.

Students are Interested in People, and Teachers Value Multiple Languages: ICER 2021 Pointers
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Students are Interested in People, and Teachers Value Multiple Languages: ICER 2021 Pointers

A couple of excellent papers from the International Computing Education Research conference.
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