Monthly Archives: December 2012

Social scientists who want to program

I just returned from a trip to Arizona to visit family, and one of the interesting conversations I had was with my sister.  She is a newly-hired faculty member in the government department at the College of William and Mary. … Continue reading

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An Introduction: Andrew Luxton-Reilly

Hi.  Or perhaps, as is more common among us Antipodeans, Gidday!  As with previous posts from Roger and Mark, I’m beginning with a brief introduction. My name is Andrew Luxton-Reilly (originally Andrew Luxton, but I changed my name when I married, … Continue reading

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An Introduction: Roger McDermott

Hi Everyone! Since Amber asked that this first post should be an introduction, I thought I would let you know something about me, my background and what I would hope to contribute in this blog. My name is Roger McDermott … Continue reading

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Are technology companies ready for a culture change?

A convergence of events has me thinking about a possible cultural change for technology companies.  But it will take me a while to explain what I mean, so forgive a personal digression.  I hope that it will be worth the … Continue reading

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An Introduction, Mark Stockman – Information Technology

Thanks to Amber and Inroads for the opportunity to contribute to this blog. As an information technology (IT) educator, it is encouraging when ACM practices inclusion of all computing disciplines, beyond just computer science, as it has with this invitation. … Continue reading

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ICER’s chicken-and-egg problem

In the December issue of ACM Inroads, Raymond Lister has an article entitled Rare Research: Why is Research Uncommon in the Computing Education Universe?  In it he correctly notes that while the SICSE Symposium typically has an attendance of roughly … Continue reading

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