Iowa Undergraduate Computer Science Consortium

Meeting on April 14, 2018 at Drake University


Time: 9:00 - 4:00 on Saturday, March 19, 2016
Registration begins at 8:30 with lite continental breakfast
Registration Fee: $16.00 (cash or check) includes breaks and lunch
Location: All sesssions take place at Collier-Scripps Hall on the Drake University Campus.


Schedule
8:30Gathering and Registration
 
9:00 Presentation: Approaches for Introductory Computer Science: Content and Pedagogy
Presenter: Henry M. Walker, Grinnell College
 
9:30 Presentation: A Hybrid Open/Closed Lab for CS 1
Presenter: Tim Urness, Drake University
 
10:00 Break
 
10:15 Panel: K–12 Computer Science in Iowa, 2018
Panelists:
      Tony deLaubenfels, Cornell College
      Stephen Fyfe, Central College
      Elizabeth Kleiman, Mount Mercy University
      Gary Monnard, Saint Ambrose University
Links:
      Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) annual conference in Omaha in July 2018
      Proposed standards (coming from CSTA), as sent out for comment
 
Noon Lunch
 
1:00 Institutional News Reports
all participants are invited to contribute a brief oral report
 
1:30 Presentation: Active Learning Materials for Computer Architecture and Organization
Presenter: Brandon Myers, University of Iowa
 
2:00 Presentation: Play SQL – Learning Database Querying using a Game
Presenter: Mark Brodie, Simpson College
 
2:30 Break
 
2:45 Presentation: Lab-based Pedagogy with Collaboration: An Example of a Flipped Classroom
Presenter: Henry M. Walker, Grinnell College
 
3:15 Presentation: The Grinnell / U. Iowa 4 + 1 Program
Presenter: Henry M. Walker, Grinnell College
 
3:30 Business/Planning
  • Next year at Iowa State
  • Survey will help decide fall versus spring
 
3:50 Adjourn

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