News: ITiCSE announces awards first 25 years

ITiCSE announces the winners for the Top 5 in 25 Award. This award recognizes the top ITiCSE papers and working group reports over the first 25 years of the conference. Also announced was the Best Paper for the ITiCSE 2020 Conference which took place on June 17-18, 2020.

Top ITiCSE Paper (1996-2019)

Vennila Ramalingam, Deborah LaBelle, and Susan Wiedenbeck. 2004. Self-efficacy and mental models in learning to program. In Proceedings of the 9th annual SIGCSE conference on Innovation and technology in computer science education (ITiCSE ’04). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 171–175. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/1007996.1008042

The top five finalists for the ITiCSE Paper award (ordered by date):

Top ITiCSE WG Report (1996-2019)

John Hamer, Quintin Cutts, Jana Jackova, Andrew Luxton-Reilly, Robert McCartney, Helen Purchase, Charles Riedesel, Mara Saeli, Kate Sanders, and Judithe Sheard. 2008. Contributing student pedagogy. SIGCSE Bull. 40, 4 (December 2008), 194–212. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/1473195.1473242

The top five finalists for the ITiCSE Working Group report award (ordered by date):

  • 2001 A multi-national, multi-institutional study of assessment of programming skills of first-year CS students, Michael McCracken, Vicki Almstrum, Danny Diaz, Mark Guzdial, Dianne Hagan, Yifat Ben-David Kolikant, Cary Laxer, Lynda Thomas, Ian Utting, Tadeusz Wilusz https://dl.acm.org/doi/abs/10.1145/572133.572137

  • 2002 Exploring the role of visualization and engagement in computer science education, Thomas L. Naps, Guido Rößling, Vicki Almstrum, Wanda Dann, Rudolf Fleischer, Chris Hundhausen, Ari Korhonen, Lauri Malmi, Myles McNally, Susan Rodger, J. Ángel Velázquez-Iturbide https://dl.acm.org/doi/abs/10.1145/960568.782998

  • 2004 A multi-national study of reading and tracing skills in novice programmers, Raymond Lister, Elizabeth S. Adams, Sue Fitzgerald, William Fone, John Hamer, Morten Lindholm, Robert McCartney, Jan Erik Moström, Kate Sanders, Otto Seppälä, Beth Simon, Lynda Thomas https://dl.acm.org/doi/abs/10.1145/1044550.1041673

  • 2008 Contributing student pedagogy, John Hamer, Quintin Cutts, Jana Jackova, Andrew Luxton-Reilly, Robert McCartney, Helen Purchase, Charles Riedesel, Mara Saeli, Kate Sanders, Judithe Sheard https://dl.acm.org/doi/abs/10.1145/1473195.1473242

  • 2018 Introductory programming: a systematic literature review, Andrew Luxton-Reilly, Simon, Ibrahim Albluwi, Brett A. Becker, Michail Giannakos, Amruth N. Kumar, Linda Ott, James Paterson, Michael James Scott, Judy Sheard, Claudia Szabo https://dl.acm.org/doi/abs/10.1145/3293881.3295779

Best Paper Award (ITiCSE 2020)

Kirsten Mork, John Wilcox, and Zoë Wood. 2020. Creative Choice in Fifth Grade Computing Curriculum. In Proceedings of the 2020 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (ITiCSE ’20), June 15–19, 2020, Trondheim, Norway. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 7 pages. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1145/3341525.3387405