ACM Compute 2020 Workshop and Conference - Shared screen with speaker view
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We will take questions for the remaining panelists at the end. Please feel free to ask your questions at any time, and to direct them to specific panelists if you like.
https://www.futureskillsprime.in/ . This is the initiative that I mentioned about. Encourage all to sign-up, spread the word and learn about emerging technologies and professional skills at no cost for any Indian citizen above the age of 18
Kindly excuse me. Need to drop as I have another meeting. It was a pleasure being here. Wish I could have been here to learn from fellow panelists.
sure. Would like to stay connected via LinkedIn and exchange ideas. Bye
After this presentation, we will be opening the floor for audience questions.
Q to Sonia - Did you notice that those CS/IT teachers in school who had background in mathematics in their own graduation were accepting Computational Thinking more easily than those without ? If the answer is yes, a follow-up question to the panel would be, what kind of policy can intervention be made in this regard if at all ?
Q for Prof. Jalote and maybe other panel members as well: What needs to be done by CS departments and maybe other departments to design effective courses for computing in other disciplines? What role can computing education researchers play in these efforts?
@Jalote - Just like many of us learn English not to become professional writer on a similar line you seem to suggest Computer Education for all is not to make them Computer Professional. What is that you think we could teach these Non-CS Engg. students, Data Science?
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@Jalote - Just like many of us learn English not to become professional writer on a similar line you seem to suggest Computer Education for all is not to make them Computer Professional. What is that you think we could teach these Non-CS Engg. students, Data Science?From venkatesh Kamat
Is there a mention in NEP to connect computing to general science and larger challenges that the 21st century students will face: identity, resources, climate and employment to name a few. Or is computing education directed to producing more raw material to the IT industry?
Q to all: All of you emphasized on teacher training. What would this training look like in terms of pedagogy and curriculum?
Q for Prof. Ramanujam - How do you think CT should be integrated in Teacher Preparation programs, especially since NEP is talking about 4 year integrated B.Ed courses.
My question particularly to Pankaj, since he was one of those who was full praise for the policy. But what is the chance that even some part of it (like autonomy, multidisciplinary programs etc) will be implemented? Or implementable? The policy doesn’t seem to talk about this, and without that it may just be a wonderful document?
How about suggesting the mathematical aspects in art, music, language and even in games and sports (physics) rather than subjecting kids to the cruelty of teaching programming (Dijkstra). Both my daughters hated programming in school, and that's an indictment on what passes off as programming (in C++!) in school, not their lack of curiosity or intelligence.
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Dear AllDetails of the breakout sessions that will start from 4:30 pm today, i.e. 11th December are given below (please join the session of your choice at 4.30 pm):Session A -- Online learning/teachingMadhavan Mukund (CMI), Neeldhara Misra, (IIT Gandhinagar), Chitra Babu (SSN College)joining link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82953977377?pwd=c2hsZ1BjS0Y4alR4cUI4NjJPcUpYdz09Session B -- National Education PolicyViraj Kumar(Dayananda Sagar University)joining link: https://acm-org.zoom.us/j/97198468084?pwd=dEd5Z0VadWpoRUxJZFdnT0pwU01MQT09