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Archive for February, 2011

Computing in High School/IT Research

Categories: Research
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This is a good article talking about the state of computing classes available for high school students.  Unfortunately in elementary and high schools, computing coursework is referred to singularly as "computer science" rather than computing or information technology.  This primarily is due to the fact that school boards are hard pressed to give credit for something they do not recognize as a science, even a "psuedo-science" as they attribute to computer science. Read more

Call For Papers – SIGITE 2011

Categories: Conferences, News
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I am happy to announce the official Call for Papers for SIGITE 2011 on October 20-22, 2011. This year’s conference will be held in the historic Thayer Hotel, on the grounds of the US Military Academy in West Point, New York. Read more

Welcome sigite.org

Categories: Communication
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Hello and welcome to the newest iteration of the ACM-SIGITE website. We hope this is a more accurate representation of the community that has been fostered around IT education and research built over the past ten years. This site will be the jumping off point for a more interactive communication with SIGITE members and others interested in the information technology discipline within higher education. That starts with this blog that we intend to keep relatively active with musings from members of the SIGITE community around issues that affect us all. Let me know if you are interested in contributing to this forum. Read more