Diane Baxter
University of California, San Diego
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#1Susan Yonezawa (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 9
#2Nan Renner (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 1
Last. Diane Baxter (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 2
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Bits & Bytes CS-CAVE: DISTRICTS’ ROLES IN BROADENING CS ACCESS Susan Yonezawa, Nan Renner, Monica Sweet, Beth Simon and Diane Baxter This research investigates the spread and sustainability of university efforts to increase the number and types of computer science (CS) courses available in K-12. Two university/K-12 collaborative projects in the San Diego region provide insights into pathways for sustainability. Nearly 75 teachers were trained to teach CS Principles through professional developme...
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#1Diane Baxter (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 2
#2Beth Simon (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 39
Public education in the United States is challenged by the rapidly changing skills and knowledge required by the global workforce. Technology innovation drives the evolution of workforce requirements at a pace that is roughly tied to Moore's law, with significant changes every few months to years. In contrast, significant public K-12 school reform has historically required decades. The conflict between the two evolutionary rates, orders of magnitude apart, creates a crisis for sustaining the US ...
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#1R. L. Moore (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 16
#2Chaitan Baru (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 23
Last. Michael L. Norman (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 115
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NSF-funded computing centers have primarily focused on delivering high-performance computing resources to academic researchers with the most computationally demanding applications. But now that computational science is so pervasive, there is a need for infrastructure that can serve more researchers and disciplines than just those at the peak of the HPC pyramid. Here we describe SDSC's Comet system, which is scheduled for production in January 2015 and was designed to address the needs of a much ...
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Mar 5, 2014 in SIGCSE (Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education)
#1Jan CunyH-Index: 5
#2Diane Baxter (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 2
Last. Ralph Morelli (Trinity College (Connecticut))H-Index: 14
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Our grand challenge is to scale high-quality computer science curriculum and instruction to reach all high school students. CS10K -- an NSF and ACM-sponsored project -- is working to do just that by supporting curriculum development, computer education research and professional development through the Computing Education for the 21st Century (CE21) program at NSF. Professional Development (PD) is a key piece of the project, as we need to train 10,000 teachers to teach rigorous computing courses ...
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Mar 6, 2013 in SIGCSE (Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education)
#1Diane Baxter (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 2
#2Elizabeth Simon (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)
Computing pervades students' academic and personal lives. Increasingly the core concepts of computational thinking are required for success in other fields. Should CS Principles become a general education requirement for all freshmen? This BOF will provide a platform for the discussion of whether or not the various courses taught as CS-0, Introduction to CS, or CS Principles have clearly defined a set of core competencies that should be required of all undergraduates. Do the national initiatives...
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#1Diane Baxter (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 2
#2Beth Simon (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 39
The University of California San Diego (UCSD) piloted a new undergraduate introduction to computer science (CS) principles in fall 2010. The course was contextual, conceptual, and constructivist in its approach to programming; building interest and enthusiasm for the "magic" of computing; and designed to become a new high school AP Computer Science Principles course (to precede AP CS A)[2]. This paper describes a set of activities that set the stage to introduce the new CS Principles course into...
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#1Richard A. Alò (UH: University of Houston)H-Index: 10
#2Karl BarnesH-Index: 1
Last. Alex RamirezH-Index: 1
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Institutions within the Latin American and Caribbean Consortium of Engineering Institutions lack sufficient resources and knowledge to take significant advantage of national and international computational resources available to advance computational science research and education. Such institutions, just like the USA’s Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), can provide a critical yet untapped human resource potential. The US National Science Foundation’s TeraGrid has attempted to define, promote...
#1Richard A. Alò (University of Houston–Downtown)H-Index: 10
#2Diane Baxter (San Diego Supercomputer Center)H-Index: 2
Last. Alex Ramirez (San Diego Supercomputer Center)H-Index: 1
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Abstract Many Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) in the United States lack sufficient resources and knowledge to take significant advantage of the national and international computational resources available to advance computational science research and education. National challenges raised for Homeland Security (HS) have focused US government attention on the critical yet untapped human resource potential at MSIs. The US National Science Foundation’s TeraGrid has attempted to define, promote a...
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#2Melanie A. Stegman (Federation of American Scientists)H-Index: 9
Last. Diane Baxter (UCSD: University of California, San Diego)H-Index: 2
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#1Richard A. AlòH-Index: 10
#2Karl BarnesH-Index: 1
Last. Selena SingletonH-Index: 1
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Paper written as a collaboration of the following institutions and presented at the 2006 TeraGrid Conference, Indianapolis, IN June 12-16: 1. University of Houston Downtown 2. NAFEO: National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education 3. SDSC: San Diego Supercomputer Center 4. Indiana University, Computer Science Department 5. AIHEC: The American Indiana Highter Education Consortium 6. HACU: Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities
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