Session 3: 12:20 PM – 1:20 PM
Teaching Computing with Robots
Location: Golden West Conference Room
Panel: Natalie Jeremijenko (UC San Diego), Maja Mataric (USC), Cathryne Stein (KISS Institute for Practical Robotics)
Robots are an exciting tool for teaching about computing. Learn how robots are being used to teach at the middle school, high school, and college level.
Computing and Community: Developing Computing Solutions to Meet Community Needs – Part 2
Location: San Diego Conference Room
Panel: Chris Bailey-Kellog (Dartmouth College), Patrice Buzzanell (Purdue University), James Early (Purdue University), Jeanne Ferrante (UC San Diego), Leah Jamieson (Purdue University)
In these hands-on sessions, student teams will brainstorm solutions for community problems. Via recorded interviews with the directors of community service organizations, each breakout team will receive a Community Challenge describing an unmet community need. Teams will create Mission Plans to bring computing to bear in addressing the challenge. In the second half of the session, teams will develop and present their multimedia Mission Plans.