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Lunn, Stephanie; Samary, Maíra Marques; Hambrusch, Susanne; Yadav, Aman – ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 2022
Computer science education (CSEd) is a growing interdisciplinary area that continues to gain momentum from students, researchers, and educators. Yet, there are few formal programs or degree options for students interested in pursuing graduate work in CSEd. This article explores the existing state of CSEd in the United States (U.S.) through…
Descriptors: Educational History, Computer Science Education, Interdisciplinary Approach, Futures (of Society)
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Lunn, Stephanie; Ross, Monique; Hazari, Zahra; Weiss, Mark Allen; Georgiopoulos, Michael; Christensen, Kenneth – ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 2022
Despite increasing demands for skilled workers within the technological domain, there is still a deficit in the number of graduates in computing fields (computer science, information technology, and computer engineering). Understanding the factors that contribute to students' motivation and persistence is critical to helping educators,…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Prediction, Identification (Psychology), Computer Science Education
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Lunn, Stephanie; Zahedi, Leila; Ross, Monique; Ohland, Matthew W. – ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 2021
Although computing occupations have some of the greatest projected growth rates, there remains a deficit of graduates in these fields. The struggle to engage enough students to meet demands is particularly pronounced for groups already underrepresented in computing, specifically, individuals that self-identify as a woman, or as Black,…
Descriptors: Computer Science, Disproportionate Representation, Minority Groups, Enrollment Rate