Schedule

Sunday 9 August 2015
Time Location Event
08:00-16:30 PKI 158 Doctoral Consortium
12:00-19:00 PKI Atrium Registration
13:00-17:00 PKI 256 Microlabs Workshop (separate registration)
17:30-19:00 PKI Atrium Welcome Reception
Welcome address by Dr. Hank Bounds, President of the University of Nebraska (bio),
Drinks and hors d’oeuvres sponsored by the Omaha Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Monday 10 August 2015
Time Location Event
08:00-12:00 SCC Atrium Registration
08:45-10:15 SCC-Center Opening Session
Session Chair: Brian Dorn (University of Nebraska at Omaha)

Conference Welcome and Announcements
10:15-10:45 SCC Atrium Coffee Break
10:45-12:15 SCC-Center Papers: Cognition and Procrastination
Session Chair: Quintin Cutts (University of Glasgow)

The Effects of Procrastination Interventions on Student Behavior
Joshua Martin (Virginia Tech), Stephen Edwards (Virginia Tech), and Clifford Shaffer (Virginia Tech)
Spatial Skills Training in Introductory Computing
Steve Cooper (Stanford), Karen Wang (Stanford), Maya Israni (Stanford) and Sheryl Sorby (Ohio State University)
Subgoals, Context, and Worked Examples in Learning Computing Problem Solving
Briana Morrison (Georgia Tech), Lauren Margulieux (Georgia Tech) and Mark Guzdial (Georgia Tech)
12:15-13:15 SCC-Center Lunch
13:15-14:15 SCC-Center Papers: Social and Cultural Dynamics
Session Chair: Sally Fincher (University of Kent)

Boys’ Needlework: Understanding Gendered and Indigenous Perspectives on Crafting and Computing with Electronic Textiles
Kristin Searle (Univ of Pennsylvania) and Yasmin Kafai (Univ of Pennsylvania)
How Equity and Inequity Can Emerge in Pair Programming
Colleen Lewis (Harvey Mudd College) and Niral Shah (Michigan State University)
Using Distributed Cognition Theory to Analyze Collaborative Computer Science Learning
Elise Deitrick (Tufts), R. Benjamin Shapiro (Tufts), Matthew P. Ahrens (Tufts), Saad Farooq (Tufts), Paul Lehrman (Ballet Mechanique Project) and Rebecca Fiebrink (Goldsmiths University of London)
14:45-16:00 SCC-West Doctoral Consortium Posters and Coffee
Session Chairs: Mark Guzdial (Georgia Tech) and Anthony Robbins (University of Otago)
16:00-17:30 SCC-Center Papers: Understanding and Informing Policy
Session Chair: William Doane (STPI)

Scaling up Women in Computing Initiatives: What Can We Learn from a Public Policy Perspective?
Elizabeth Patitsas (Univ of Toronto), Michelle Craig (Univ of Toronto) and Steve Easterbrook (Univ of Toronto)
Does Outreach Impact Choices of Major for Underrepresented Undergraduate Students?
Monica McGill (Bradley University), Adrienne Decker (Rochester Institute of Technology) and Amber Settle (DePaul University)
ACM Curriculum Reports: A Pedagogic Perspective
Sebastian Dziallas (University of Kent) and Sally Fincher (University of Kent)
Tuesday 11 August 2015
Time Location Event
08:30-10:00 SCC-Center Papers: Blocks vs. Text
Session Chair: Philip East (University of Northern Iowa)

Comparing Textual and Block Interfaces in a Novice Programming Environment
Thomas Price (North Carolina State University) and Tiffany Barnes (North Carolina State University)
Using Commutative Assessments to Compare Conceptual Understanding in Blocks-based and Text-based Programs
David Weintrop (Northwestern University) and Uri Wilensky (Northwestern University)
Fourth Grade Students Reading Block-Based Programs: Predictions, Visual Cues, and Affordances
Hilary Dwyer (University of California Santa Barbara), Charlotte Hill (University of California Santa Barbara), Alexandria Hansen (University of California Santa Barbara), Ashley Iveland (University of California Santa Barbara), Diana Franklin (University of California Santa Barbara) and Danielle Harlow (University of California Santa Barbara)
10:00-10:45 SCC-West Posters 1 (download abstracts) and Coffee
Session Chair: Harvey Siy (University of Nebraska at Omaha)
10:45-12:15 SCC-Center Papers: Compilation Behavior Metrics
Session Chair: Leigh Ann Delyser (NYC Foundation for CS Education)

Exploring Machine Learning Methods to Automatically Identify Students in Need of Assistance
Alireza Ahadi (University of Technology Sydney), Raymond Lister (University of Technology Sydney), Heikki Haapala (University of Helsinki) and Arto Vihavainen (University of Helsinki)
Aggregate Compilation Behavior: Findings and Implications from 27, 698 Users
Matthew Jadud (Berea College) and Brian Dorn (University of Nebraska at Omaha)
The Normalized Programming State Model: Predicting Student Performance in Computing Courses Based on Programming Behavior
Adam Carter (Washington State University), Christopher Hundhausen (Washington State University) and Olusola Adesope (Washington State University)
12:15-13:15 SCC Lunch
13:15-14:15 SCC-Center Papers: Identity and Affect
Session Chair: Sarah Heckman (North Carolina State University)

School/Work: Development of Computing Students’ Professional Identity at University
Robert McCartney (University of Connecticut) and Kate Sanders (Rhode Island College)
Exploring Changes in Computer Science Students’ Implicit Theories of Intelligence Across the Semester
Abraham Flanigan (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Markeya Peteranetz (University of Nebraska-Lincoln), Duane Shell (University of Nebraska-Lincoln) and Leen-Kiat Soh (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)
14:15-14:45 SCC-Center Lightning Talks (download abstracts)
Session Chair: Leo Porter (University of California San Diego)
14:45-15:30 SCC-West Posters 2 (download abstracts) and Coffee Break
Session Chair: Neal Grandgenett (University of Nebraska at Omaha)
15:30-16:30 SCC-Center Papers: E-Books
Session Chair: Leen-Kiat Soh (University of Nebraska-Lincoln)

Analysis of Interactive Features Designed to Enhance Learning in an Ebook
Barbara Ericson (Georgia Tech), Mark Guzdial (Georgia Tech) and Briana Morrison (Georgia Tech)
How Do Students Use Program Visualizations within an Interactive Ebook?
Teemu Sirkiä (Aalto University) and Juha Sorva (Aalto University)
17:30-21:00 Durham Museum Reception and Conference Banquet
Wednesday 12 August 2015
Time Location Event
08:30-10:00 SCC-Center Papers: Designing and Evaluating Curricula
Session Chair: Elizabeth Patitsas (University of Toronto)

What Are We Teaching? Automated Evaluation of CS Curricula Content Using Topic Modeling
Jean Michel Rouly (George Mason University), Huzefa Rangwala (George Mason University) and Aditya Johri (George Mason University)
A Multi-Institutional Study of Learning via Student Involvement in Humanitarian Free and Open Source Software Projects
Heidi Ellis (Western New England Univ), Gregory Hislop (Drexel), Ben Coleman (Moravian College), S. Monisha Pulimood (The College of New Jersey), Becka Morgan (Western Oregon University), Suzanne Mello-Stark (University of Rhode Island) and Cam MacDonnell (Grant MacEwan University)
Grounding Computational Thinking Skill Acquisition Through Contextualized Instruction
Hilarie Nickerson (Univ of Colorado Boulder), Catharine Brand (Univ of Colorado Boulder) and Alexander Repenning (Univ of Colorado Boulder)
10:00-10:30 SCC-Center Coffee Break
10:30-12:00 SCC-Center Papers: Alternative Approaches
Session Chair: Judy Sheard (Monash University)

An Empirical Study of In-Class Laboratories on Student Learning of Linear Data Structures
Sarah Heckman (North Carolina State University)
Learning in Distributed Low-Stakes Teams
Stephen MacNeil (University of North Carolina at Charlotte), Celine Latulipe (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) and Aman Yadav (Michigan State University)
Comparing the Effectiveness of Online Learning Approaches on CS1 Learning Outcomes
Michael Lee (University of Washington) and Andrew Ko (University of Washington)
12:00-13:00 SCC-Center Closing Session and Conference Evaluation
Session Chair: Brian Dorn (University of Nebraska at Omaha)
14:30-18:00 PKI 158 Work in Progress Workshop (by application)
14:30-18:00 PKI 150 Social Analytics Workshop (separate registration)
Thursday 13 August 2015
Time Location Event
09:00-12:00 PKI 158 Work in Progress Workshop, continued
09:00-17:00 PKI 150 Social Analytics Workshop, continued
Friday 14 August 2015
Time Location Event
09:00-12:00 PKI 150 Social Analytics Workshop, continued