Gloria Childress Townsend

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Debate concerning the content of the general education Computer Science course or the "Computer Literacy" course captures the interest and divides the opinion of the Computer Science community. This paper describes three of the typical difficulties (liabilities) that instructors of a general education course encounter and how instructors may capitalize on(More)
Biologists have developed models to explain why different environmentally induced morphs of the same organism exist over time. Such conditional strategies are a common form of adaptation to variable environments, whereby an environmental cue allows some individuals to respond to the cue and develop into a morph that is different from the morph of(More)
We invite you to join IEEE's Special Technical Community on Broadening Participation in Computing ( for the second annual conference on Research on Equity and Sustained Participation in Engineering, Computing, and Technology (RESPECT) in Atlanta, GA, August 11--13, 2016 ( Submit research papers, experience reports(More)
Motivated by the significance and the consequences of women's underrepresentation in computing, researchers evaluated the effectiveness of a project linking ACM-W's (Association for Computing Machinery's Women in Computing) Celebrations of Women in Computing (conferences) with projects sponsored by two additional organizations in the United States, the(More)