CSTA CS Snipits Podcasts

In an effort to provide additional opportunities for members to keep tuned in and up-to-date, we have assembled a collection of podcasts we call CS Snipits. These Snipits are intended to provide a brief overview of an interesting topic or a quick chat with an interesting person. Feel free to download them and share them with your colleagues and students.

Clicking on a title will direct you to the detailed download information toward the bottom of this page.

Just Added!
An Interview with Miral Kotb
Meet Miral Kotb, a dancer, choreographer, entrepreneur, AND a computer scientist. You may have seen her in the iLuminate performance that placed third in the final competition of America's Got Talent television. Hear about how she has combined her passion for dance with computer science to create an innovative new form of dance.
December 2011
Duration: 9 min.

Podcast Title
Guest
A CS Fairy Tale
Judy Hromcik
A CS Fairy Tale about Big-O
Robert Duvall
Bren ICS Student Ambassadors
Five UCI students describe their activities in promoting computer science.
Building a Quality CS Program
Judith Gal-Ezer
Building CS Community Partnerships
Alfred Thompson
Complete CSIT 07 Symposium Interviews
Composite
Cool Math
Edward Gonzales & Josef Sifuentes
Cooperative Learning Strategies
Leland Beck and Alexander Chizhik
The Critical Need for CS Education
Chris Stephenson on the NPR show Digital Spin
The CS Education Act
Chris Stephenson & Congressman Jared Polis
CS Fairy Tales
Shannon Duval
CS in the Middle School
Michelle Hutton
CSTA Member Benefits
Dave Burkhart
CS Teacher Support Group
Myra Deister
CS Unplugged
Tim Bell
Cultural Computing
Ron Eglash
CyberCivics
Jeanna Matthews & James Owens
Developing Leaders in CSTA
Chris Stephenson
Diversity
Michelle Hutton
Education, Race, and Computing
Jane Margolis
Getting More Out of Google
Doug Peterson
A GridWorld Quickstart
Ann Shen
Intervention Projects
Cheryl Seals
Joint Educational Facilities (JEF)
Jesse & Bryan Bemley
Level 1 of the ACM K-12 Model Curriculum
Anita Verno
Making CS Accessible
Richard Ladner
Making Students Comfortable in CS
Richard Tapia
Managing the Computer Lab
Alfred Thompson
Media Computation
Mark Guzdial
Message to Teachers
Maria Klawe
Open Source in the Classroom
Elin Waring
Recruiting and Retaining CS Students
Myra Deister
Second Life
Daryn Bee
STARS Alliance
Tiffany Barnes
STARS Students
Michael Eagle, Lane Harrison, & Eve Powell
Tale of Encouragement
Joseph Young
Teaching CS Engineering Concepts in Middle School
Stacey Laugel
Teaching Debugging Strategies
Laurie Murphy
Teaching with Culture
Valerie Taylor
Teaching Students about Electronic Privacy
Florence Appel
TechBridgeWorld at CMU
Sarah Belousov
The Computing Educators Oral History Project
Vicki Almstrum
The CSTA Web Curriculum Repository
Joe Kmoch
Using Google to Teach CS
Maggie Johnson
Using Mario Brothers to Teach Inheritance Concepts
Terrence Mason & Bruce Johnston
Using Scratch to Introduce Computing
John Maloney
Virtual Cell
Raquel Holmes
XNA Development
Andrew Begel & Krishna Kumar

CSTA Member Benefits
Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 11 min.
Interview Date: September 2010

Chris Stephenson & Congressman Jared Polis: The CS Education Act
Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 9 min.
Interview Date: September 2010

Teach with Africa
Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 6:30 min.
Interview Location: Tucson, AZ
Interview Date: November 2009

Cultural Computing
Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 10 min.
Interview Location: CS & IT 2009, Washington, DC
Interview Date: June 2009

CS in the Middle School
Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 7 min.
Interview Location: CS & IT 2009, Washington, DC
Interview Date: June 2009

Building CS Community Partnerships
Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 5 min.
Interview Location: CS & IT 2009, Washington, DC
Interview Date: June 2009

Level 1 of the ACM K-12 Model Curriculum
Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 9 min.
Interview Location: CS & IT 2009, Washington, DC
Interview Date: June 2009

The Critical Need for CS Education
Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 22:14 min.
Interview Location: Digital Spin, National Public Radio
Interview Date: May 2009

Bren ICS Student Ambassadors
Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 12:00 min.
Interview Location: UC-Irvine; Irvine, CA
Interview Date: November 2008

Education, Race, and Computing
Jane Margolis

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 13:30 min.
Interview Location: UCLA; Los Angeles, CA
Interview Date: September 2008

Developing Leaders in CSTA
Chris Stephenson

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 9:45 min.
Interview Location: CS&IT 2008; San Antonio, TX
Interview Date: June 2008

Diversity
Michelle Hutton

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 12 min.
Interview Location: CS&IT 2008; San Antonio, TX
Interview Date: June 2008

Open Source in the Classroom
Elin Waring

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 4:15 min.
Interview Location: CS&IT 2008; San Antonio, TX
Interview Date: June 2008

Using Google to Teach CS
Maggie Johnson

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 10 min.
Interview Location: CS&IT 2008; San Antonio, TX
Interview Date: June 2008

Cooperative Learning Strategies
Leland Beck and Alexander Chizhik

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 9:45 min.
Interview Location: ACM Sigcse 2008; Portland, OR
Interview Date: March 2008

A CS Fairy Tale about Big-O
Robert Duvall

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 6:30 min.
Interview Location: ACM Sigcse 2008; Portland, OR
Interview Date: March 2008

Teaching CS Engineering Concepts in Middle School
Stacey Laugel

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 8:00 min.
Interview Location: ACM Sigcse 2008; Portland, OR
Interview Date: March 2008

A CS Fairy Tale
Judy Hromcik

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 4:30 min.
Interview Location: ACM Sigcse 2008; Portland, OR
Interview Date: March 2008

Making CS Accessible
Richard Ladner, University of Washington

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 9 min.
Interview Location: ACM Sigcse 2008; Portland, OR
Interview Date: March 2008

Using Scratch to Introduce Computing
John Maloney, MIT Media Laboratory

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 6 min.
Interview Location: ACM Sigcse 2008; Portland, OR
Interview Date: March 2008

Teaching Debugging Strategies
Laurie Murphy, Pacific Lutheran University

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 5:30 min.
Interview Location: ACM Sigcse 2008; Portland, OR
Interview Date: March 2008

The CSTA Web Curriculum Repository
Joe Kmoch, Milwaukee Public Schools

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 7 min.
Interview Location: ACM Sigcse 2008; Portland, OR
Interview Date: March 2008

The Computing Educators Oral History Project
Vicki Almstrum, University of Texas at Austin

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 10:30 min.
Interview Location: ACM Sigcse 2008; Portland, OR
Interview Date: March 2008

CS Unplugged
Tim Bell, University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 7:45 min.
Interview Location: ACM Sigcse 2008; Portland, OR
Interview Date: March 2008

Building a Quality CS Program
Judith Gal-Ezer, The Open University of Israel

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 10:30 min.
Interview Location: ACM Sigcse 2008; Portland, OR
Interview Date: March 2008

Using Mario Brothers to Teach Inheritance Concepts
Terrence Mason and Bruce Johnston,
University of Wisconsin-Stout

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 8 min.
Interview Location: ACM Sigcse 2008; Portland, OR
Interview Date: March 2008

Teaching Students about Electronic Privacy
Florence Appel, Saint Xavier University

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 9 min.
Interview Location: ACM Sigcse 2008; Portland, OR
Interview Date: March 2008

A GridWorld Quickstart
Ann Shen

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 9 min.
Interview Location: ACM Sigcse 2008; Portland, OR
Interview Date: March 2008

CyberCivics
Jeanna Matthews and James Owens

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 8.5 min.
Interview Location: ACM Sigcse 2008; Portland, OR
Interview Date: March 2008

Recruiting and Retaining CS Students
Myra Deister

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 6 min.
Interview Location: Fullerton, CA
Interview Date: November 2007

CS Teacher Support Group
Myra Deister

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 3.5 min.
Interview Location: Fullerton, CA
Interview Date: November 2007

STARS Alliance
Tiffany Barnes

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 6 min.
Interview Location: Tapia 2007
Interview Date: October 2007

Second Life
Daryn Bee

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 4 min.
Interview Location: CSIT07 Symposium
Interview Date: June 28, 2007

XNA Development
Andrew Begel and Krishna Kumar

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 3.5 min.
Interview Location: CSIT07 Symposium
Interview Date: June 28, 2007

TechBridgeWorld at CMU
Sarah Belousov

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 5 min.
Interview Location: Tapia 2007
Interview Date: October 2007

Joint Educational Facilities (JEF)
Jesse and Bryan Bemley

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 6 min.
Interview Location: Tapia 2007
Interview Date: October 2007

CS Fairy Tales
Shannon Duval

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 10 min.
Interview Location: Tapia 2007
Interview Date: October 2007

STARS Students
Michael Eagle, Lane Harrison, and Eve Powell

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 10 min.
Interview Location: Tapia 2007
Interview Date: October 2007

Cool Math
Edward Gonzales and Josef Sifuentes

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 9 min.
Interview Location: Tapia 2007
Interview Date: October 2007

Media Computation
Mark Guzdial

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 7.5 min.
Interview Location: CSIT07 Symposium
Interview Date: June 28, 2007

Virtual Cell
Raquel Holmes

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 6 min.
Interview Location: Tapia 2007
Interview Date: October 2007

Message to Teachers
Maria Klawe

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 4.5 min.
Interview Location: Tapia 2007
Interview Date: October 2007

Getting More Out of Google
Doug Peterson

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 4 min.
Interview Location: CSIT07 Symposium
Interview Date: June 28, 2007

Intervention Projects
Cheryl Seals

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 4.5 min.
Interview Location: Tapia 2007
Interview Date: October 2007

Making Students Comfortable in CS
Richard Tapia

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 9 min.
Interview Location: Tapia 2007
Interview Date: October 2007

Teaching with Culture
Valerie Taylor

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 5 min.
Interview Location: Tapia 2007
Interview Date: October 2007

Managing the Computer Lab
Alfred Thompson

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 4 min.
Interview Location: CSIT07 Symposium
Interview Date: June 28, 2007

Tale of Encouragement
Joseph Young

Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 7 min.
Interview Location: Tapia 2007
Interview Date: October 2007

Complete CSIT 07 Symposium Interviews
Medium: MP3
Listening Time: 23 min.
Interview Location: CSIT07 Symposium
Interview Date: June 28, 2007




   

CSTA works at many levels to support computing education.

Elementary and Middle school
(problem solving &
computational thinking)

High school
(computing &
computer science)

College/university
(enrollment &
transition)

Industry
(engagement &
preparation)