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Sun 22 - Fri 27 October 2017 Vancouver, Canada
Thu 26 Oct 2017 13:30 - 14:00 at Regency D - Software Engineering & Education Chair(s): Vadim Zaytsev

Collegiate CS enrollments are exploding. Many states are calling for"CS for All" K-12 students. Choices of programming languages and technologies are key strategic decisions for supporting diverse learners and their teachers. What questions underlie this decision? This talk draws on our recent college-level research studies and our experience with Bootstrap—a national-scale outreach program that integrates computing into several existing middle- and high-school courses—to explore how language matters in broad-access computing education.

Thu 26 Oct
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13:30 - 15:00: Software Engineering & EducationSPLASH-I at Regency D
Chair(s): Vadim ZaytsevRaincode Labs, Belgium
13:30 - 14:00
One if by Lambda, Two if by C: How PL Can Attack Computing Education
Kathi FislerBrown University
14:00 - 14:30
Reducing Interruptions at Work with the FlowLight
Thomas FritzUniversity of British Columbia, University of Zurich
14:30 - 15:00
Smart Condo: IoT for Social Good
Eleni StrouliaUniversity of Alberta