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Author Quinn, Beth A. ♦ Barker, Lecia J. ♦ Fadjo, Cameron L. ♦ Monge, Alvaro E.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Keyword Repository ♦ Student retention ♦ Diversity ♦ Student engagement ♦ Curriculum ♦ Living collection ♦ Women in technology
Abstract While the number of students interested in computer science is rising, the percentage of women and underrepresented minorities remains low. Many things influence whether a student will pursue a degree in computer science, but having a great experience in introductory courses is essential. The National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) has partnered with Google to create EngageCSEdu, a comprehensive and growing collection of instructional materials and pedagogical strategies for engaging and retaining undergraduate students in introductory computing courses. This article introduces the key features of EngageCSEdu and the peer-reviewed system for creating and growing the collection.
Description Affiliation: Google, Inc., Mountain View, California (Fadjo, Cameron L.) || University of Colorado, Boulder, CO (Quinn, Beth A.) || California State University, Long Beach, California (Monge, Alvaro E.) || The University of Texas, Austin, Texas (Barker, Lecia J.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2013-12-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Inroads
Volume Number 6
Issue Number 1
Page Count 6
Starting Page 6
Ending Page 11

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Source: ACM Digital Library