On Mark Guzdial’s Post: Instruction makes student attitudes on computational modeling worse.

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes From Mark Guzdial’s Blog today: Instruction makes student attitudes on computational modeling worse: Caballero thesis part 3 « Computing Education Blog. I think this is pretty interesting but I can’t say I’m surprised. My reaction: Given the experiences I’ve had … Continue reading

CS Education and Outreach, U of Calgary Style…

Approximate Reading Time: 2 minutes It’s CS Education Week in Canada and the US. I find it amusing that the very day after complaining about how little most CS departments actually care about CS Ed, I stumble across this: Computer Science Education Week – December … Continue reading

Computational Science needs CS Education: But Does It Need CS?

Approximate Reading Time: 3 minutes Computer Science is dead (or should be). I love reading Mark Guzdial’s blog. He so often talks about things I think are important, AND (perhaps not surprisingly) things about which I have strong opinions. Here’s another: Computational Science needs CS … Continue reading