Symposium Computational Thinking Throughout the Curriculum
Computational Thinking Throughout the Curriculum
Symposium, April 11, 2008
9:00 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Knight Library
This free University of Oregon symposium will provide faculty members, GTFs, and others with a range of perspectives on the use of computers in education. The specific focus is "computational thinking," the use of human brains and computer "brains" (computer technology) to solve intellectually challenging problems and accomplish intellectually challenging tasks.
The symposium will be held in the Browsing Room, Knight Library. Although the session is free and open to all members of the university and educational community, advanced registration is required. Please send email to Tiffany Ambiel, UO Libraries: Phone 346-3056; E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
|8:30-9:00||Registration and sign in|
|9:00-9:15||Introduction: JQ Johnson, Director, CET
Welcome: Helen Chu, UO Director of Academic Information Services.
|9:15-9:30||David Moursund, Professor Emeritus, College of Education. Computational Thinking 101|
|9:30-10:20||Keynote speaker: Helen Neville, Director, Brain Development Lab, UO Department of Psychology. Human Brains and Computer Technology Working Together to Better Understand Brains|
|10:35-11:05||Featured Speaker. Russ Tomlin, UO Vice Provost for Academic Affairs. Considerations About Information and Communication Technology in Faculty Promotion, Tenure, and Retention at the UO|
|11:05-noon||Panel Presentation. Intellectual Property and Faculty Rights: Institutional Support for Online Faculty Publishing
|12:00-1:00||Box lunch (provided) and small-group discussions|
|1:00-3:00||Panel Presentation. Integrating Computational Thinking Throughout the Curriculum-Now and the Future.
|3:00-3:30||Summary, Questions, and Closure. David Moursund, UO Professor Emeritus|
Sponsored by the Library Center for Educational Technologies, with support from the UO Teaching Effectiveness Program and the Office of the Provost.