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Barbara Conover asked me to announce this workshop on my blog so here goes:

 

 

 

Summer 2007 Workshops

. Learning to Program with Alice
. Alice and Media Computation

 

 

Registration Deadline: May 1, 2007

(The workshops are free!)

 

Led by the experts:

And funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, these workshops are designed and particularly appropriate for instructors wishing to:

  • Decrease the attrition among computer science students
  • Attract students into computer science
  • Provide a programming component for a computer literacy course
  • Aid in AP CS courses

 


 Two three (3) day workshops will be offered on the teaching of Alice and Media Computation together in a CS1 course:
  1. July 26-28 on the campus of Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island
  2. August 1-3 on the campus of Georgia Tech, Atlanta, Georgia
This workshop will include (approximately) 1 ½ days of instruction in Alice; 1 day instruction in Media Computation; and ½ day instruction on combining the two for teaching CS1.

 Learning to Program with Alice workshop will be offered August 8-10 on the campus of California State University, in     Dominguez Hills, California. Workshop will include:
  • Introduction/review of the Alice environment
  • Scene set-up
  • Programming constructs, including objects and classes
  • Teaching tips
  • Curricular models
  • Instructional materials
  • Transitioning to Java/C++
  • Alice in an existing CS curriculum
  • Arrays and Lists (Visual and Non-Visual)
  • Sound
  • Camera control

 All workshop materials will be provided. For more details concerning accommodations for each workshop, please visit:



 If you would like to attend, please fill out and submit the form below. Please note that these workshops are completely  free of charge.

Full Name

E-Mail

Your University, College or High School

I would like to attend the following workshop(s):



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