42nd SIGCSE TS 2011

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Proceedings SIGCSE '11: Proceedings of the 42nd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education
ThemeReaching Out
DatesMarch 9-12, 2011
VenueSheraton Dallas Hotel and Conference Center
LocationDallas, TX, USA
Attendance1187
Acceptance34%
History BlogBlog entry

2011 SIGCSE Award for Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education
Matthias Felleisen - For the creation of a design-focused introductory curriculum, for educational outreach programs for K-12, and for many PhD students who continue to merge programming language research and education.

2011 SIGCSE Award for Lifetime Service to the Computer Science Education Community
Gordon Davies - For many years of valuable and generous service to the computing education community including contributions through active membership on international committees, working groups, and conference program committees.

Publication Acceptance Rates

accepted submitted acceptance rate
papers 107 315 34%
panels/special sessions 22 38 58%
workshops 35 78 45%
posters 48 66 73%
birds of a feather 36 48 75%
videos 7 10 70%

Key Notes

Best Paper

Symposium Committee

Symposium Chairs

  • Thomas Cortina - Carnegie Mellon University
  • Ellen Walker - Hiram College

Program Chairs

  • Laurie Smith King - College of the Holy Cross
  • Dave Musicant - Carleton College

Panels and Special Sessions

  • Pam Cutter - Kalamazoo College

Workshops

  • Ruth E. Anderson - University of Washington
  • Adrienne Decker - University at Buffalo (SUNY)

Publications

  • Lester I. McCann - The University of Arizona

Registration

  • Cary Laxer and Lynn Degler - Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
  • Larry Merkle - Wright State University

Posters

  • Tzu-Yi Chen - Pomona College

Birds of a Feather

  • Deborah Hwang - University of Evansville

Videos Coordinator

  • Dennis Bouvier - Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville

Student Volunteers and Student Activities

  • Brianna Morrison - Southern Polytechnic State University
  • Mary Anne Egan - Siena College

Treasurer

  • Scott Grissom - Grand Valley State University

Database Administrators

  • Henry Walker - Grinnell College
  • John Dooley - Knox College

Webmaster

  • Michael T. Helmick - Google

Evaluations

  • Kurt Eiselt - University of British Columbia

Kids' Camp

  • Kimberly Voll - University of British Columbia
  • RoxAnn Stalvey - College of Charleston

Support/Exhibitor Liaison

  • Susan Rodger - Duke University

K-12 Liaisons

  • Stacey Armstrong - Cypress Woods High School
  • Judy Hromcik - Arlington High School

International Liaison

  • Tim Bell - University of Canterbury

Pre-Conference Event Liaison

  • Kristine Nagel - Georgia Gwinnett College

Local Arrangements

  • Jian Zhang - Texas Women's University

Student Research Competition

  • Ann Sobel - Miami University (Ohio)