Alison Young

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Industry leaders and educators in Computer and Information Technology (CIT) have expressed a need for graduates to have a background in professional, societal, and ethical concerns as well as a strong technical capability (Huff and Martin, 1995). Some educators have gone so far as to include cultural awareness: "The cultural dimensions of information(More)
At the SIGCSE Symposium in 2007, the ACM Education Board organized a well-attended special session exploring the crisis in computing education and its underlying causes. The idea behind the session was to provide a forum at which a larger and more broadly representative subset of the education community could engage in direct dialogue with the members of(More)
"It is one of our major follies that,whatever we say, we don't in reality regard women as suitable for scientific careers. We thus neatly divide our pool of potential talent by two." Introduction Concern has been expressed by people in industry and in education about the low numbers of women participating in tertiary level computer science and information(More)
Computing has a significant impact on sustainable outcomes and computing education for sustainability has previously been identified as an important goal. This paper aims to address a barrier to the integration of sustainability into computing teaching -- that of a perceived paucity of resources. The "framework" (Computing Education for Sustainability,(More)
1. Summary The topic of women in computer science has recently been getting more and more attention. The special issue of the SIGCSE Bulletin inroad (Volume 34, Number 2, published in June 2002) is one of the milestones that indicate this trend. However, a review of this special issue reveals that though the topic is examined from different angles, only one(More)
This report expands upon the work started by an ITiCSE 2005 Working Group, which established the groundwork for collecting and analyzing the oral histories of computing educators and provided a foundation for the Computing Educators Oral History Project (CEOHP). The main charge for the Working Group during ITiCSE 2008 was to begin analyzing the interviews(More)
1. SUMMARY This panel will present concrete results from initial analyses of the growing body of interviews in the Computing Educators Oral History Project (CEOHP). We will present a brief background of the project, with the bulk of the panel focusing on issues related to the techniques and results that have been explored during these early stages of the(More)