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TTU Tapestry Workshop
Department of Computer Science
Tennessee Tech University
July 5-7, 2011
Tapestry Workshop
• Attraction and engagement of more and
diverse students to computing
• Partnership between Universities and
educators to:
– Share strategies, practices, and good ideas for
teaching Computer Science effectively
Why Tapestry Workshops?
• Computing technologies are integral to our
lives today
• Computer scientists will be in the highest
demand of all the STEM disciplines
(Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics)
• Current pipeline is producing less than half
• Tapestry is an effort to help meet the
demand
Pipeline Crisis
Tapestry Background
• NSF Award #1042452
– BPC-LSA: Training HS CS Teachers to
Attract More & Diverse Students
• PIs:
– University of Virginia (UVA)
• James Cohoon
• Joanne Cohoon
Tapestry Sites
• Original Tapestry Workshops at UVA
– 2009, 2010, 2011
• Two Satellite Sites
– Tennessee Tech University
– University of Delaware
TTU Tapestry Support
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NSF (via UVA)
Department of Computer Science, TTU
TTU STEM Center
NCWIT
TTU Tapestry Supporting Cast
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Ambareen Siraj (CS)
Martha Kosa (CS)
Douglas Talbert (CS)
Valerie Nash (CS)
Summer Olmstead (CS)
Caitlin McCowan (Residential Life)
Richard Barns (Residential Life)
Victor Kline (Chartwells)
Christina Hatley (STEM Center)
Jane Roberts (STEM Center)
Robert Reab (CMR)
Harish Dalal (Baymont Inn)
Catherine Brawner (UVA)
Tapestry Weavers
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Queen Adeboyejo
Sam Brooks
Edward Bujak
Jan Burns
George Edwards
Joe Finkelstein
James Forester
Donna Gattis
Dave Gretz
Craig Ham
Tim Hannah
Lura Hawkins
Kimberly Herring
Ida Johnson
Rex Ledbetter
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Amanda Littles
Robert Luciano
Linda McDaniel
Karen Moore
Beth Moore Williams
Susan Morrissett
Jennie Patton
Scott Portnoff
Deb Ramey
Seth Reichelson
Peggy Slagle
Cheryl Tays
Tony Tyler
Rosalie Wolfe
James Wooster
Participants Across The Map
Invited Speakers
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Taha Ben Brahim, Auburn University
Mark Boshart, TTU
Joanne Cohoon, UVA
Jim Cohoon, UVA
Zhijiang Dong, MTSU
Barbara Ericson, Georgia Tech
Mark Guzdial, Georgia Tech
Robert Hodum, TTU
Robert Luciano, High School, PA
Sally Pardue, STEM Center, TTU
Scott Portnoff, High School, CA
Seth Reichelson, High School, FL
Mark A. Stephens, TTU
Douglas Talbert, TTU
Present and Past CS Students of TTU
Tapestry Focus
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Initiation
Recruitment
Retention
Diversity
Advancement
Hope You
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Engage
Embrace
Encourage
Empower
Exercise
Experience
Extend
Enjoy
Resources
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http://csta.acm.org/index.html
http://www.ncwit.org/
http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/sub_compscia.html
http://csprinciples.org/
http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/Pageflows/InstitutesAndWork
shops/InstitutesAndWorkshopsController.jpf
http://www.cs.washington.edu/WhyCSE
http://www.cs4hs.com/index.html
http://www.bls.gov/oco/
http://computingcareers.acm.org/?page_id=4
http://apcentral.collegeboard.com/apc/public/courses/teachers_corn
er/4483.html
http://www.sigcse.org/

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