Computing Education Conference to be hosted by UBC Computer Science in Vancouver

The University of British Columbia’s Computer Science Department has been chosen to host the 25th Annual Western Canadian Conference on Computing Education in beautiful Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

Come May 4 and 5th, the department will be welcoming university and college educators, industrial partners and government officials who have an interest in the instruction of computer-related courses. 

Rated one of the leading computer science departments in Canada (tied for #1), UBC Computer Science is a powerhouse of educational leadership, that continues to contribute and shape the CS community locally, nationally and internationally.

Register to attend:  http://www.cs.ubc.ca/wccce/2023/register.php

The details:

The Conference is a forum for disseminating information pertaining to the development and delivery of programs and courses in computer science, computer technology, and information systems in general. 

Attendees can share their unique methodologies for instruction, and any tools or technology, tips and tricks they have adopted to help deliver computer science education. Even the failures can be shared, as the goal is to learn and help each other.

Specifically, the conference solicits papers, posters and demonstrations across a multitude of topics like:

  • Post-secondary programs and curricula
  • New or experimental curricula
  • Teaching methods/tools for concepts or courses
  • Materials for specific concepts or courses
  • General methods and tools for computer-related courses
  • Methods, tools and effective structures of designing and teaching computer labs
  • Applications for distance and/or distributed learning
  • Multimedia applications for computer education

Keynote Speakers will cover various topics to help educators better understand students, explore innovative teaching tools, discuss the improvement of outcomes, the pros and cons of hybrid teaching, flipped classrooms and more. To view the lineup of speakers and for more information about the conference, visit the conference page.