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Research

CSEdGrad is studying what career pathways are available for PhD students focused on CS Education (CSEd) research and what programs/support mechanisms exist/should exist to support them to pursue those pathways.
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Research Questions

CSEdGrad reseach questions are:

1. What career pathways exist for CSE graduate students?

3. What career pathways do CSE graduate students envision they will pursue?

2. What institutional opportunities and barriers exist to support or hinder multi-disciplinary research in computer science education?

4. What support, training, and mentoring needs do CSE graduate students have? 

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Surveys & Studies

Career

Analyzing the global CSEd Career Landscape

research

Analyzing the CSEd Research Landscape

Pathways

CSEdGrad Pathways Surveys

Community

Community Needs Assessment

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Papers we have published

2021

  • Stephanie Lunn, Maíra Marques Samary, and Alan Peterfreund. 2021. Where is Computer Science Education Research Happening? In Proceedings of the 52nd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE '21). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 288–294. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3408877.3432375

  • Alan Peterfreund, Jordan Esaison, Julie M. Smith, and Brianna Johnston. 2021. Computer Science Education Graduate Students: Defining a Community and Its Needs. In Proceedings of the 52nd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE '21). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 1337. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3408877.3439595

  • Julie M. Smith and Alan Peterfreund. 2021. “Getting Better at Getting Better”: A Connectivist Approach to Building a Community of CSEd Graduate Students. In The Annual Conference on Research in Equity and Sustained Participation in Engineering, Computing, and Technology (RESPECT). Access the paper 

  • Alejandra S. Méndez, Carolina Moreira, Ethel Tshukudu, Weena Naowaprateep, Alan Peterfreund, and Brianna Johnston. 2021. Paving Our Own Future for Computer Science Education in the Knowledge Economy in the Caribbean. In PRITC CIO & IT Leadership Conference 2021.

  • Maıra Marques Samary, Stephanie Lunn, and  Alan Peterfreund. Collaborative Culture: Analyzing Global Trends in Computing Education. In The 17th International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science & Computer Engineering. Acess the paper

  • Alejandra Mendez, Ethel Tshukudu, Carolina Moreira, Weena Naowaprateep, Alan Peterfreund, and Brianna Johnston. 2021. Identifying Opportunities and Potential Roadblocks for CSEd Professionals. In Proceedings of the 17th ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research. Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 433–434. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3446871.3469789

  • Alan Peterfreund, Susanne Hambrusch, and Aman Yadav. 2021 EWF Project Booklet. 2021 CISE Education & Workforce PI & Community Meeting. 

  • Julie Smith, Alan Peterfreund, Jordan Esiason, Thyra Tuttle, Brianna Johnston, Stacey Sexton. 2021. Discipline-Based Graduate Student Study Groups: An Experiment in Informal Learning. In JAID.