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CS1 Chrestomathics. Jim Cohoon Tag Workshop Organizers Meeting February 12, 2010 Philadelphia, PA. And in conclusion. CS 1X – an introductory CS course targeted for students without prior experience Attractive to under-represented groups More likely to choose computing

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Jim cohoon tag workshop organizers meeting february 12 2010 philadelphia pa

CS1 Chrestomathics

Jim Cohoon

Tag Workshop Organizers MeetingFebruary 12, 2010Philadelphia, PA


And in conclusion
And in conclusion

  • CS 1X – an introductory CS course targeted for students without prior experience

  • Attractive to under-represented groups

  • More likely to choose computing

  • Attraction comparableto demographics up to comparable levels

  • Only one student has not persisted tograduation



Cs 1x
CS 1X

  • Designed to encourageeducation, interest, andretention of a diversecommunity

  • Starts with preregistration:students must meet with me – we make promises toeach other






What s it all about
What’s it all about

  • Guided discovery

  • Active and collaborativelearning

  • Class culture of success

  • Encouraging pedagogy andexamples

  • Constant recruiting

  • Integrated lecture and laboratory – instructorand TAs all the time

  • Regular acknowledgement