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for questions related to teaching all aspects of computer security. It may also be used for questions on teaching the risks involving computer systems.
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for questions about the teaching of mathematics as it applies to computer science, or mathematics concepts in the context of computer science. DO NOT use for questions about pure mathemat…
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Questions related to exams or tests in computer science courses or classes. Use this tag when asking about various aspects of exams and tests in specific computer science fields.
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for all questions about programming paradigms, including but not limited to: introducing a new paradigm, advantages/disadvantages of a paradigm, how to help students learn a new paradigm d…
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tracks of studies and professional jobs people work in during their lives. Questions using this tag can ask about careers students in a computer science course can pursue.
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Questions related to various homework assignments given in a computer science class or course. Use this tag to ask questions about giving homework to students. Do Not use this tag to ask homework ques…
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For questions about teaching theoretical aspects of computer science.
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Questions related to teaching about programming language syntax. Use this tag to ask about teaching the usage of correct syntax or to ask questions involving it.
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For questions regarding the data storage structure of an Array. This can range from their standard indexing to their usage in comparison to other data structures. Arrays are an ordered list of element…
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Questions related to teaching how to create and work with artificial intelligence. Use this tag to ask about teaching various methods and techniques of artificial intelligence.
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For questions about creating or teaching block based programming languages. These questions can be about structures used in block based languages, colors used, and teaching methods with these language…
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for questions related to teaching and learning the various forms of repetition in computer programming. Tradeoffs between the various semantic forms can be discussed. This tag is not appr…
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about looking at a problem in a way that a computer can help us to solve it.
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in the context the teaching of computer science, where a variable may be thought of as a storage location paired with an identifier (a name) which holds a value that can be retriev…
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Active Learning concerns educational activities in which the student takes a participatory role in the process. Active Learning may include educational games, discussion groups, writing, teamwork, and…
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On the moral code or ethical policy of computer science educators, including values such as avoidance of cheating or plagiarism; maintenance of academic standards; and honesty in teaching, use of mate…
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for questions that relate to student self-perceptions as well as perceptions in general about the field and individual classes. How do students feel about themselves and what do they belie…
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Some students seem to struggle with CS concepts and also, possibly, with the time and work necessary to be successful. Use this tag for questions related to how to overcome the difficulties students f…
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for questions related to the teaching of revision control. Revision control is a system for managing a set of files over time, recording who made which changes and in some cases allowing m…
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for all questions concerning teaching the C# programming language and its specific tools.
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for all questions relating to the teaching of boolean algebra and its implementation in programming languages.
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a classification which tells the computer how the program intends to use the data. Use for questions about instruction that involves type (boolean, string, integer, etc).
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Questions about instruction specific to the programming environment Scratch. Scratch is a programming language for creating games and animations in a graphical interface. Use this tag only when the la…
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For questions about teaching IDE (Integrated Development Environment) usage, questions about how IDEs fit into the classroom environment, questions about when it is appropriate to use an IDE to teach …
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For questions about teaching any assembly language or teaching hardware level concepts where a knowledge of assembly would be relevant. Use this tag only when the language used would affect the questi…
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Engaging students in lessons using engaging rhetoric, activities, and other thing which cause or could cause student to be more focused and interested in the task at hand or the class.
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Questions related to teaching how to debug code. Debugging is the process of identifying and removing errors (potential or otherwise) from code. Bugs are defects that prevent correct operation of a pr…
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for all questions on using and teaching abstraction, such as data abstraction. It is also appropriate for questions related to using abstraction to build and improve program structure, i.e…
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a functional programming language, actually a dialect of Lisp. This tag is for all questions related to the teaching of the Scheme programming language.
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For questions regarding front-end web development. This includes HTML, CSS, and Javascript in any of their iterations. This does not include Graphical User Interfaces of other varieties, only those re…
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Questions on promoting fairness, especially the inclusion of groups underrepresented in computer science.
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For question about the concept of a function calling itself, also known as recursion. It can also be used for recursive algorithms.
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appropriately if they concern the costs and benefits of using pair programming within the education context. Questions about how to introduce pair programming into teaching are …
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Questions on Plagiarism include not only how to respond to clear, and not so clear, instances of it, but also how to structure a course so as to minimize its occurrence.
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intended for questions about the appropriate use of collaboration in education. Collaboration could be between faculty members, between students, or between faculty and students. It is not…