Clifton Kussmaul

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Almost all major news and professional publications e.g. [1,2] document IT Offshoring & Outsourcing (O&O), which has caused job losses in the US and drops in CS/IS enrollment. Public opinion and understanding of O&O are colored by several misperceptions: • All software development is going offshore. Actually, O&O has the biggest impact on lower skilled(More)
Agile approaches to software development share a particular set of values [2,4]: <ul><li>Individuals and interactions over processes and tools.</li> <li>Working software over comprehensive documentation.</li> <li>Customer collaboration over contract negotiation.</li> <li>Responding to change over following a plan.</li></ul>Many agile methodologies were(More)
This workshop is for anyone who teaches CS, and introduces process-oriented guided inquiry learning (POGIL) in computer science. POGIL is based on learning science, and shares characteristics with other forms of active, discovery, and inquiry learning. In a POGIL classroom, teams of 3-5 learners work on instructor-facilitated activities. Through scripted(More)
POGIL activities are carefully designed to guide students to discover and explore concepts while encouraging students to practice process skills (<i>e.g.,</i> team work, leadership and problem solving). Many college instructors have written POGIL activities for CS 1, CS 2, Software Engineering and other upper division CS classes (