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

Using Jekyll for Lessons

A recurring complaint about our lesson template is that it requires authors to commit generated HTML files to their repositories as well as their Mark...
June 24, 2015

Another Good Workshop in Brazil

The indefatigable Raniere Silva has just posted a description of a workshop at the University of Ceará that he and Dani Ushizima just finishe...
June 23, 2015

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