Preparation For Senior Project 2014-15

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--Thiebaut 13:47, 5 May 2014 (EDT)

Misc. Information/Preparation


  • Find stats on CS education
  • What textbooks are used at the entry level?
  • What videos are used
  • What about code academy?
  • On-line tools?

Frame Question you want to address

  • write a Book?
  • write an On-line tutor? (check Robbie Moll's Java on-line tutor)
  • write an iBook application?
  • make it Interactive?
  • What language?
  • Automatic testing of Python programs? Java programs? Security?

How will your work be different?

  • What problem are you addressing?
  • What will be new?
  • What will the final product be?


  • Need to start first with a survey of the landscape: what is out there. What are people doing?
  • How will you work differ from it
  • What will it build upon?


  • Need to target at least a poster at Grace Hopper conference (Oct. 8-10, 2014), and at CCSCNE15 (April 2015).