The Beauty and Joy of Computing — Intro CS for the world

Presenters: Brian Harvey, Daniel D. Garcia (US)

Summary: The Beauty and Joy of Computing (BJC) is a Snap!-based intro computer science curriculum aimed at bringing serious CS ideas such as recursion and higher order functions to a broad audience, with special emphasis on traditionally excluded groups including women and minorities. We will describe our current work bringing BJC to New York City and invite translations for non-US audiences.

Type of participation: Talk