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Recent posts

No CT Without PL

In a blog post earlier today, Mark Guzdial argues that computational thinking requires learning with a programming language. Unlike many such claims and coun...
May 24, 2012

Responsible Conduct

Titus Brown, Ethan White, and I have been talking about what Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) standards would look like in computational science. Titus ...
May 23, 2012

Alone and Misunderstood

Jeffrey Mirel and Simona Goldin's recent article in The Atlantic titled "Alone in the Classroom" initially struck a chord with me, particularly when they sai...
May 23, 2012