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Moving students of color from consumers to producers of technology / Yolanda Rankin and Jakita Thomas, editors.

Contributor(s): Rankin, Yolanda, 1970- [editor.] | Thomas, Jakita, 1977- [editor.] | IGI Global [publisher.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: IGI Global Research Collection.Publisher: Hershey, Pennsylvania (701 E. Chocolate Avenue, Hershey, PA 17033, USA) : IGI Global, [2017]Description: PDFs (301 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: electronic Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781522520061.Subject(s): Computer literacy -- United States | Digital divide -- United States | Minorities in technology -- Government policy -- United States | Minorities in engineering -- Government policy -- United States | Multiculturalism -- United States | Multicultural education -- United States | Technical education -- United StatesAdditional physical formats: No title; Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 004 LOC classification: QA76.9.C64 | M68 2017Online resources: Click here to view this ebook. Also available in print.
Contents:
A critical crossroads for computer science for all: "identifying talent" or "building talent," and what difference does it make? / Jane Margolis, Joanna Goode, Julie Flapan -- Strategies for engaging Hispanic/Latino youth in the US in computer science / Jill Denner, Jacob Martinez, Heather Thiry -- Exploring African American middle-school girls' perceptions of themselves as game designers / Jakita O. Thomas, Rachelle Minor, O. Carlette Odemwingie -- Enhancing participation in computer science among girls of color: an examination of a preparatory AP computer science intervention / Allison Scott, Alexis Martin, Frieda McAlear -- Historical app developers: integrating CS into K-12 through cross-disciplinary projects / Christina Gardner-McCune, Yerika Jimenez -- Leveraging food as the context for developing computational algorithmic thinking in an entry-level college course / Yolanda A. Rankin, Jakita O. Thomas -- Culturally situated design tools: generative justice as a foundation for STEM diversity / Ron Eglash [and 13 others] -- Digital youth divas: a program model for increasing knowledge, confidence, and perceptions of fit in STEM amongst Black and Brown middle school girls / Sheena Erete, Caitlin K. Martin, Nichole Pinkard -- An interface design approach to encouraging online contributions among underrepresented youth / Denise C. Nacu [and 3 others] --
Minecraft server project: designing synchronous blended learning environments to support distributed mentorship / Ugochi Acholonu [and 3 others] -- Connections at the family level: supporting parents and caring adults to engage youth in learning about computers and technology / Caitlin K. Martin [and 3 others] -- Access, power, and the framework of a CS education ecosystem / Kamau Bobb, Quincy Brown.
Abstract: "This book is a comprehensive reference source that provides innovative perspectives on the need for diversity in computer science and engineering disciplines and examines best practices to build upon students' knowledge bases. Featuring coverage on an expansive number of topics and perspectives, such as, computational algorithmic thinking, STEM diversity, and distributed mentorship"--Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

A critical crossroads for computer science for all: "identifying talent" or "building talent," and what difference does it make? / Jane Margolis, Joanna Goode, Julie Flapan -- Strategies for engaging Hispanic/Latino youth in the US in computer science / Jill Denner, Jacob Martinez, Heather Thiry -- Exploring African American middle-school girls' perceptions of themselves as game designers / Jakita O. Thomas, Rachelle Minor, O. Carlette Odemwingie -- Enhancing participation in computer science among girls of color: an examination of a preparatory AP computer science intervention / Allison Scott, Alexis Martin, Frieda McAlear -- Historical app developers: integrating CS into K-12 through cross-disciplinary projects / Christina Gardner-McCune, Yerika Jimenez -- Leveraging food as the context for developing computational algorithmic thinking in an entry-level college course / Yolanda A. Rankin, Jakita O. Thomas -- Culturally situated design tools: generative justice as a foundation for STEM diversity / Ron Eglash [and 13 others] -- Digital youth divas: a program model for increasing knowledge, confidence, and perceptions of fit in STEM amongst Black and Brown middle school girls / Sheena Erete, Caitlin K. Martin, Nichole Pinkard -- An interface design approach to encouraging online contributions among underrepresented youth / Denise C. Nacu [and 3 others] --

Minecraft server project: designing synchronous blended learning environments to support distributed mentorship / Ugochi Acholonu [and 3 others] -- Connections at the family level: supporting parents and caring adults to engage youth in learning about computers and technology / Caitlin K. Martin [and 3 others] -- Access, power, and the framework of a CS education ecosystem / Kamau Bobb, Quincy Brown.

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"This book is a comprehensive reference source that provides innovative perspectives on the need for diversity in computer science and engineering disciplines and examines best practices to build upon students' knowledge bases. Featuring coverage on an expansive number of topics and perspectives, such as, computational algorithmic thinking, STEM diversity, and distributed mentorship"--Provided by publisher.

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