TITLE: "Rebooting Computing" Summit AUTHOR: Eugene Wallingford DATE: May 19, 2008 3:55 PM DESC: ----- BODY: 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 PLoP or OOPSLA! 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 Denning's talk 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 studio-based computing, project-based and problem-based learning, and programming for non-CS folks like computing into their own work. (Like scientists and artists. I'm excited about this chance. -----