CS4HS 2009 Workshop Schedule

Wednesday, August 26

Presentation materials from the sessions have been posted for reference.

8:00 - 8:30am Registration, Continental Breakfast, and Welcome
8:30 - 8:45am Overview of Day's Activities
8:45 - 10:15am Lecture Session: How CS is Taught in College - including how CS is used beyond programming for engineering analysis and simulation

Alex Bielajew: ENG 101 - Intro to Computers and Programming (ppt)
Ella Atkins: ENG 151 - The Accelerated Alternative (ppt)
Michael Wellman: Undergrad CSE at U-M (pptx)
Jeff Ringenberg: What is EECS 280? (pptx)

10:15 - 10:30am Break
10:30am - 12:00pm Discussion Session: Teaching CS in High School - Advancing the Discipline (using advice from the CSTA)

Rich Lamb: CS @ High School Level (ppt)
Rich Lamb: Notes on CS Field (doc)
CSTA: Model Curriculum Task Force Report (pdf)
CSTA: Level 1 Objectives and Outlines (pdf)
CSTA: Level 2 Objectives and Outlines (pdf)
CSTA: Level 3 Objectives and Outlines (pdf)
CSTA: The New Educational Imperative: Improving High School CS Education (pdf)
12:00 - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00 - 3:00pm Lecture Session: Active Learning and Technology in the Classroom

Jeff Ringenberg: Active Learning and Technology (pptx)

Ronald Ho: Google Docs Demonstration
3:00 - 3:15pm Break
3:15 - 5:15pm Lab Sessions:
  - Programming in Second Life and Online Learning
  - Mobile Phone Application Development for the iPhone Environment
5:15 - 6:30pm Dinner - Administrators Invited to Attend
6:30 - 8:30pm Industry Panel - CS in the "Real World":
  - Google: Organizing the World's Information and making it Universally Accessible and Useful
  - Arbor Networks: Networks and Security
  - Blue Newt Software: Interactive Audio, Video, & 3-D Applications
  - Menlo Innovations: Agile Software Development

Thursday, August 27

Presentation materials from the sessions have been posted for reference.

8:00 - 8:30am Continental Breakfast
8:30 - 8:45am Overview of Day's Activities
8:45 - 10:15am Lecture Session: Current Research Topics in CS

Brian Noble: Automedia (ppt)
Edwin Olson: Robotics Research Overview (pdf)
Georg Essl: Do Mobile Phones Dream of Electric Orchestras? (ppt)
10:15 - 10:30am Break
10:30am - 12:00pm Discussion Session: Increasing Interest and Diversity in the Field of CS

CRLT: Making Accommodations for Students with Disabilities (pdf)
CRLT: Student Learning Styles and Their Implications for Teaching (pdf)
CRLT: The Effect of Student Diversity on Student Learning at U-M (pdf)
CRLT: Undergraduate Women in Sience and Engineering: Providing Academic Support (pdf)
12:00 - 1:00pm Lunch
1:00 - 3:15pm Lecture Session: Teaching CS Without a Computer

David Chesney: Teaching CS Without a Computer (pdf)
3:15 - 3:30pm Break
3:30 - 5:45pm Lab Sessions:
  - Using Visual Programming
  - Robotics
5:45 - 6:00pm Break
6:00 - 6:30pm Closing Remarks and Workshop Evaluation