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Tapestry Workshop 2013

Attracting and engaging diverse high school students to computing

July 10 – 12, 2013
Purdue University, Department of Computer and Information Technology





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2013 Purdue University Tapestry Workshop Agenda

(Subject to Change)

Wednesday, July 10

9-11:30 a.m. Checkin at Purdue First Street Towers Residence Hall

11:30 a.m. Welcome Presentation (Dawn Laux, Purdue)

12:00 p.m. Lunch

12:45 p.m. Using logic puzzles in class (Bob Luciano, Pocono Mountain East HS)

1:45 p.m. Current Conditions: Why Computing/Diversity? (Joanne McGrath Cohoon, UVA)

2:30 p.m. Aspirations in Computing (Emily Peed, Purdue)

3:15 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m. Gender, diversity and stereotype threat (Joanne McGrath Cohoon, UVA)

4:15 p.m. Pedagogy: Spatial rotation (Laura Reasoner Jones)

5:15 p.m. Reflection

6:15 p.m. Dinner

Thursday, July 11

8:00 a.m. Breakfast

8:30 a.m. Warm up logic puzzle activity

8:45 a.m. Diversity friendly CS 1 (Jim Cohoon, UVA)

9:30 a.m. Group Problem Solving: Logic Groups (Bob Luciano, Pocono Mountain East HS)

10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. Pair Programming (Camilo Vieira Mejia, Purdue)

12:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. Active Recruiting (Joanne McGrath Cohoon, UVA)

2:00 p.m. CS4EDU Initiative (Robert Cutler, Purdue)

3:00 p.m. Break

3:15 p.m. A High School Teacher Success Story (Seth Reichelson, Lake Brantley High School)

4:15 p.m. Reflection

5:30 p.m. Boilermaker Special Train Ride

6:30 p.m. Dinner

Friday, July 12

8:00 a.m. Breakfast and Key Return

8:30 a.m. Course Modules/Assignments with Diverse Appeal (Seth Reichelson, Lake Brantley High School)

9:30 a.m. Available resources from NCWIT (Dawn Laux, Purdue) and CSTA (Julie Alano, Hamilton Southeastern HS)

10:00 a.m. Break

10:15 a.m. Reflection

11:15 a.m. Commitment

11:45 a.m. Lunch

12:30 p.m. Post Workshop Surveys

1:00 p.m. Adjourn