Years ago, I lost my temper while arguing with my brother, and said, "Jeff, I could teach you everything I know and you'd still be an idiot." Please keep that in mind as you read this site.

Recent posts

Splitting the Shell Window

Raniere Silva has written a short post about a trick he found (via Kate Hertweck) for splitting the terminal window when teaching the shell so tha...
June 21, 2015

Recycling Training Course Material

Over the past two years, more than 200 people have written multiple choice questions and other assessment exercises as part of Software Carpentry inst...
June 21, 2015

Research-Based Course Design

I've written before about the breadth and depth of Juha Sorva's work on computing education. His latest contribution is a paper co-authored with Ott...
June 21, 2015

Their Names Were

Cynthia Hurd was a public library manager. Clemena Pickney was a church pastor and state senator. Ethel Lee Lance had worked in the church for years. ...
June 19, 2015

Adding a Lesson on Make

We are very pleased to announce the addition of a lesson on automation and Make, which was created by the SSI's Mike Jackson and Steve Crouch. The r...
June 18, 2015