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An Introductory Course on Service-Oriented Computing for High Schools

W. T. Tsai, Yinong Chen, Calvin Cheng, Xin Sun, Gary Bitter, Mary White
2008 Journal of Information Technology Education  
Executive Summary Service-Oriented Computing (SOC) is a new computing paradigm that has been adopted by major computer companies as well as government agencies such as the Department of Defense for mission-critical  ...  On the other hand, SOC is component-based and introduces a high-level of abstraction, which makes it possible to teach computing within an application domain, such as robotics.  ...  Thus, they may not be suitable for teaching introductory computing course.  ... 
doi:10.28945/192 fatcat:6pti43pr6bdybig4wb3aeq37de

Empowering The Non-Traditional College Student And Bridging The Digital Divide

Lindsey M. Jesnek
2012 Contemporary Issues in Education Research (CIER)  
competency placement testing and the implementation of required, degree-credit introductory computer courses must be established as a national initiative in order to formalize the concerted effort needed  ...  computer-literate employees.  ...  of a learning center or student services at an information technology department, for students taking introductory computer courses.  ... 
doi:10.19030/cier.v5i1.6780 fatcat:5mavsua2orgstf6yv6of6umxd4

Increasing Exposure to Programming: A Comparison of Demographic Characteristics of Students Enrolled in Introductory Computer Science Programming Courses vs. a Multidisciplinary Data Analysis Course

Jennifer Cooper, Lisa Dierker
2016 International Research in Higher Education  
introductory programming course, or an introductory computer science (CS) gateway course.  ...  Females were overrepresented in the data analysis course and underrepresented in the introductory programming and CS gateway courses relative to the larger campus community, with similar findings for underrepresented  ...  High school type. Students' high school backgrounds were collapsed based on whether they attended a public vs. non-public high school.  ... 
doi:10.5430/irhe.v2n1p92 fatcat:yu3rreb5qnbu7k42corgly37im

An Introductory Mathematics Computer Course as a Supplement to a Mathematical Bridge Course [chapter]

Sabina Jeschke, Olivier Pfeiffer, Omar Musa Hasan, Erhard Zorn
2014 Automation, Communication and Cybernetics in Science and Engineering 2013/2014  
Additionally, a so-called mathematics computer course is offered with capacity for a part of the participants of the introductory mathematics course.  ...  In order to facilitate freshmen's transition from high school to the university the offers a four-week introductory course to mathematics before the beginning of each semester.  ...  Tjaden for his constant support using the Unix Pool of the Department of Mathematics. O.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-08816-7_31 fatcat:dp5ikhpqmneyxg2kidnaes2gy4

Teaching-oriented faculty at research universities

SIGCSE Teaching-Oriented Fac. WG
2011 Communications of the ACM  
university, but teaching-oriented faculty (TOF) contribute significantly to the mission of CS departments in U.S. and Canadian research universities.  ...  N ov e M B e R 2 0 1 1 | vo l . 5 4 | N o. 1 1 | c o m m u N i c at i oN s o f t he acm 35 V viewpoints IllustratIo n by mIa a ngelICa ba l aQuIot T i t L e S A n D J o B details vary from university to  ...  UT-and an annual CS4HS program for 20-30 high school teachers.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2018396.2018409 fatcat:ynuyxlvgn5d4fm5ya7urkftkgu

Page 367 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 87, Issue 1 [page]

2000 Psychological Abstracts  
SimCPU, a software package specially designed for closed lab usage, was used by 171 high-school students in 4 classes.  ...  middle school and 372 high school students partici pated in the study.  ... 

Broadening participation: The why and the how

Crystal Eney, Ed Lazowska, Helene Martin, Stuart Reges
2013 Computer  
There are many reasons for striving to increase the representation of women in the computing field, but the most compelling one is the enhanced quality of the solutions diverse contributors can achieve  ...  Most young women who take our introductory courses didn't have a chance to explore computer science in high school.  ...  We host the Washington State National Center for Women & Information Technology Aspirations in Computing Award, which honors young women at the high school level for their computing-related achievements  ... 
doi:10.1109/mc.2013.83 fatcat:ppe6bsjssbcapbeoujsybdesla

Page 1632 of Psychological Abstracts Vol. 76, Issue 5 [page]

1989 Psychological Abstracts  
Data analyses indicated that increasing Ss’ perceptions of control over a prob- lem resulted in an increased preference for consultative rather than referral services.  ...  —Identified the determinants of 94 junior-high school girls’ (mean age 13 yrs) intentions to enroll in at least | elective physical science course in high school.  ... 

Page 56 of Catholic School Journal Vol. 67, Issue 6 [page]

1967 Catholic School Journal  
The high school pro- gram is staffed largely by teachers who have already com- pleted a one-day orientation and four-day computer course.  ...  This se- quence is then repeated and runs parallel to the computer workshop for high school teachers.  ... 

A Teaching of Psychology Database: 1974–1990

David E. Johnson
1991 Teaching of psychology  
2) peer review seminar GRADUATES writing HIGH SCHOOL high school HISTORY (19) autobiography critical thinking departmental history (6) introductory library research philosophy presentations  ...  The COMPUTER field is a logical-type field that I included to indicate whether an article involved the use of computers.  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15328023top1801_18 fatcat:rw3vo767njfpbm33yhzpyh3cqm

Befriending Computer Programming: A Proposed Approach to Teaching Introductory Programming

Iwona Miliszewska, Grace Tan
2007 Issues in Informing Science and Information Technology  
It is also one of the most feared and hated units by many novice computing students who, having failed or performed poorly in a programming unit, often drop out from a course.  ...  A fundamental component of a computer science curriculum, computer programming is a mandatory unit in a computing course.  ...  A Proposed Approach to Teaching an Introductory Programming Unit Computer programming is a core unit in six undergraduate degree courses offered by the School of Computer Science and Mathematics at Victoria  ... 
doi:10.28945/950 fatcat:tby36uq45zhqhd3kjkxpj3pse4

Visual Block-based Programming for ICT Training of Prospective Teachers in Morocco

Ibrahim Ouahbi, Laboratory of Applied Mathematics and Information System (MASI), Polydisciplinary Faculty of Nador, Mohammed First University, B.P 300, 62700, Selouane, Nador, Morocco, Hassane Darhmaoui, Fatiha Kaddari
2022 International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science  
We conducted a training experimentation on computer coding whose aim is to probe ICT skills enhancement of pre-service teachers in Morocco.  ...  for Education and Training Professions (CRMEF) in Nador, Morocco.  ...  Computer science education in High Schools: CS as a school subject has been taught in the first year of high school since 2005.  ... 
doi:10.5815/ijmecs.2022.01.05 fatcat:xjlghrhtefbili4zt7co3cq644

Higher Education Curricula for Services Science

Gianmario Motta, Thiago Barroero, Giovanni Pignatelli
2011 2011 International Conference on Computer and Management (CAMAN)  
A growing number of universities are offering curricula that are labeled as Services Sciences and/or Services Engineering or that are actually oriented to Services Sciences.  ...  A key of Services Sciences and/or Services Engineering curricula is the overlap between a service oriented concept of IT and the organizational analysis of business processes.  ...  , Service-Oriented Computing.  ... 
doi:10.1109/caman.2011.5778843 fatcat:nqjrud76srg5ldmvslf755rmwu

Implications of changes in the secondary school

M. E. Sloan
1974 Proceedings of the May 6-10, 1974, national computer conference and exposition on - AFIPS '74  
Another opportunity for building on the background of most high school graduates occurs in the introductory computer courses, whether service courses for nonmajors or the first courses for computer science  ...  school teachers who do not ordinarily have the time or background to teach courses without texts and in an increasing interest of some computer science professors to develop courses for high school teachers  ... 
doi:10.1145/1500175.1500239 dblp:conf/afips/Sloan74 fatcat:fyyzzurzz5dpxexmphqsotx2bq

Sense of Belonging in Computing: The Role of Introductory Courses for Women and Underrepresented Minority Students

Linda J. Sax, Jennifer M. Blaney, Kathleen J. Lehman, Sarah L. Rodriguez, Kari L. George, Christina Zavala
2018 Social Sciences  
This study examines an aspect of gender and racial/ethnic gaps in undergraduate computing by focusing on sense of belonging among women and underrepresented minority (URM) introductory computing students  ...  We examine change in sense of belonging during the introductory course as well as the predictors of belonging, with attention to conditional effects by gender and URM status.  ...  As a proxy for high school GPA, students were asked to indicate their average high school grade on a 9-point scale (1 = D; 9 = A or A+).  ... 
doi:10.3390/socsci7080122 fatcat:ucn5gbprs5e6rj7yqz3xbhczgu
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