Leslie Aaronson

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OPINION C omputer Science (CS) courses are important to prepare students for careers of the future. But what do the students have as proof to the world that they are prepared? Colleges and employers don't often assume these students, especially my first generation students in South Los Angeles, are graduating high school with any of these computing skills.(More)
The physical dependence and tolerance characteristics of barbiturates and ethanol were compared. One group of cats was given anesthetic doses of pentobarbital chronically to produce severe physical dependence ("high dose" group). Two other groups of animals were given barbital or ethanol at "chronically equivalent" doses which produced gross ataxia without(More)
The pace of technology for use in computing education is staggering. In the last few years, the following technologies have completely transformed our teaching: Piazza, GradeScope, Google Docs, YouTube, Doodle and whenisgood.net, Skype and Google Hangout, and Khan Academy among others. Hardware has also played a part -- we love our Zoom digital voice(More)
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