Yesterday, the Math Department met, and we started a discussion of joint majors. This morning, I met with Fred Moore, Physics, who is the advisor for Whitman’s 3-2 Engineering and Computer Science program, to discuss the future of 3-2 CS. Continue reading
Each year in March, the Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE) hosts the Annual Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, SIGCSE for short. SIGCSE is a medium-sized conference; the final registration count for SIGCSE 2016 was 1243. It’s usually in a medium sized city big enough to have a convention center, but not too expensive for the high school and community college teachers who often don’t have institutional support to attend. This year it was in Memphis. Don’t ask me about Memphis: As usual, I didn’t see much beyond the convention center.