TITLE: "Rebooting Computing" Summit
AUTHOR: Eugene Wallingford
DATE: May 19, 2008 3:55 PM
I still have a couple of entries to make on
SIGCSE 2008 happenings.
If I don't hurry up, it will be time for reports from
But I do have a bit of related good news to post...
I've received an invitation to Peter Denning's "Rebooting
Computing" summit, which I first mentioned when covering
at SIGCSE. The summit is scheduled for January 2009 and
is part of Denning's NSF-funded
Resparking Innovation in Computing Education
project. This will be a chance to spend a few days with
others thinking about this issue to outline concrete steps
that we all might take to make change. I've written about
this issue frequently here, most recently in the form of
learning, and programming for non-CS folks like
computing into their own work. (Like
I'm excited about this chance.