Schedule

October 19, 2015: Proceedings are now on IEEE Xplore.

RESPECT 2015 activities will begin on the evening of August 13, 2015 and continue with a full day of keynotes, paper presentations, and two panels on August 14, 2015. RESPECT attendees are also invited to the STARS Celebration Keynote: A Decade of Broadening Participation with STARS by Teresa Dahlberg, on Saturday, August 15, from 9-10 am in CCC Room 213 ABC. All events are held in the Charlotte Convention Center (CCC), except for the Friday night reception at Discovery Place.

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THURSDAY, AUGUST 13 in CCC Room 213

12:00-5:00 Registration Open
5:30-7:00 Joint Dinner with STARS Celebration

FRIDAY, AUGUST 14 7:45 AM – 6:00 PM in CCC Rooms 213 & 216

7:45-8:45 Breakfast in CCC Room 213
8:00-5:00 Registration Open
8:45-9:00 Welcome to STARS Celebration and RESPECT in CCC Room 213 ABCD
(Tiffany Barnes, George Thiruvathukal, Jeff Forbes, Kristy Boyer)

9:00-10:00 Keynote: Richard Ladner, “Accessibility and Beyond” in CCC Room 213 ABCD

10:00-10:30 Break

10:30-11:30 Research Paper Session 1: National Perspectives in CCC Room 216

  • 10:30-10:50 – Representation of Women in Postsecondary Computing 1990-2013: Disciplines, Institutional, and Individual Characteristics Matter (Stuart Zweben and Elizabeth Bizot)
  • 10:50-11:10 – Helping African American Students Pass Advanced Placement Computer Science: A Tale of Two States (Barbara Ericson and Tom McKlin)
  • 11:10-11:30 – STARS Computing Corps: Enhancing Engagement of Women and Underrepresented Students in Computing (Jamie Payton, Tiffany Barnes, Kim Buch, Audrey Rorrer and Huifang Zuo)

11:30-12:30 Research Paper Session 2: Gender and Computing in CCC Room 216

  • 11:30-11:50 – Leveraging Collaboration to Improve Gender Equity in a Game-based Learning Environment for Middle School Computer Science (Philip Buffum, Megan Frankosky, Kristy Boyer, Eric Wiebe, Bradford Mott, and James Lester)
  • 11:50-12:10 – Enabling Courage: Agentic Strategies of Women of Color in Computing (Apriel K Hodari, Maria Ong and Lily T Ko)
  • 12:10-12:30 – What Influences Female Interest and Persistence in Computing? Preliminary Findings from a Multi-year Study (Wendy Dubow and Laurie James-Hawkins)
12:30-2:00 Lunch & BPC Fireside Chat in CCC Room 213 ABCD

2:00-3:00 Research Paper Session 3: Sense of Belonging and Engagement in CCC Room 216

  • 2:00-2:20 – Strengthening the Computing Research Pipeline through Minority Participation (Ama Nyame-Mensah)
  • 2:20-2:32 – [short paper] Racial and Gendered Experiences that Dissuade a Career in the Professoriate (William Robinson, Ebony McGee, Lydia Bentley, Stacey Houston and Portia Botchway)
  • 2:32-2:44 – [short paper] Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Pansexual, and Queer Students’ Sense of Belonging in Computing (Jane Stout and Heather Wright)
  • 2:44-2:56 – [short paper] A critical research synthesis of privilege in computing education (Miranda Parker and Mark Guzdial)

3:00-4:00 Session 4: Panel in CCC Room 216
You Should (And Can) Keep Diversity In Sharp Focus During the Enrollment Surge Lisa Kaczmarczyk, Alvaro Monge, Jeff Offutt, Heather Pon-Barry, and Suzanne Westbrook.

4:00-4:30 Break

4:30-5:30 Research Paper Session 5: Approaches to Broadening Participation in CCC Room 216

  • 4:30-4:42 – [short paper] Encouraging Online Contributions in Underrepresented Populations (Denise Nacu, Caitlin Martin, Nichole Pinkard and Jim Sandherr)
  • 4:42-4:54 – [short paper] Julian Scholars: Recruiting and Graduating Low-Income, First-Generation Computer Science Majors (Gloria Townsend & Kay Sloan)
  • 4:54-5:06 – [short paper] The Impact of Meaningful High School Computer Science Experiences in the Chicago Public Schools (Ronald Greenberg, Lucia Detorri, Steven McGee and Dale Reed)
  • 5:06-5:18 – [short paper] BJC in Action: Comparison of Student Perceptions of a Computer Science Principles Course (Thomas Price, Jennifer Albert, Veronica Catete and Tiffany Barnes)
  • 5:18-5:30 – [short paper] Understanding the Attitudes of African American Middle School Girls Toward Computer Science (Ashley Robinson, Manuel A. Pérez-Quiñones and Glenda Scales)

5:30-6:00 RESPECT Lightning Talks in CCC Room 216

  • Jason Arnold, Heather Bort, Ryan Naugle, Casey O’Hare and Dennis Brylow. Multi-Track Programming Competitions with Scratch
  • Adrienne Decker, Monica M McGill and Amber Settle. Computing Outreach Literature Review
  • Leigh Ann Delyser and Yvonne Williams. Recruitment Strategies to Increase Girls Selecting A Software Engineering High School
  • Jason Freeman, Brian Magerko, Doug Edwards, Roxanne Moore, Tom McKlin and Anna Xambó. EarSketch: a STEAM approach to broadening participation in Computer Science Principles
  • Yerika Jimenez and Christina Gardner-Mccune. Using App Inventor & History as a Gateway to Engage African American Students in Computer Science
  • Ronald Loui and Lucinda Caughey. What if Intraverted Women Tend to Dislike Java and Object Oriented Programming?
  • Jane Stout. On the benefits of specialized settings for deaf and hard of hearing students in computing
  • Philip Sweany. Designing a Pre-Service CS Teacher Education Program with a Focus on Diversity
  • Jakita Thomas. Exploring African-American Middle School Girls’ Perceptions of Themselves as Computational Algorithmic Thinkers and Game Designers Through Reality Confessionals
  • Jakita Thomas and Yolanda Rankin. It’s All In The Mix: Leveraging food to increase Afrian-American women’s persistence in Computer Science

FRIDAY, AUGUST 14, 6:30-10 PM @ Discovery Place

A shuttle will be provided from the Charlotte Convention Center to Discovery Place for those who do not wish to walk.

6:30-10:00 STARS-RESPECT Joint Reception with RESPECT Posters (6:30-8)

  • Ugochi Acholonu, Nichole Pinkard, Katie Pingrey and Brandon Bell. Uncovering Barriers to Participation Through Mapping Citywide Computing Opportunities: What do we mean by access?
  • Jason Arnold, Heather Bort, Ryan Naugle, Casey O’Hare and Dennis Brylow. Multi-Track Programming Competitions with Scratch
  • Clara Cahill and Leigh Ann Mesiti. Educational Design Implications for Broadening Participation
  • Adrienne Decker, Monica M McGill and Amber Settle. Computing Outreach Literature Review
  • Leigh Ann Delyser and Yvonne Williams. Recruitment Strategies to Increase Girls Selecting A Software Engineering High School
  • Edward Dillon and Monica Anderson-Herzog. Exposing Rural African American Students to Computer Science as a Career Choice Using Robots
  • Kurt Eiselt and Paul Carter. Broadening Participation in Computing for Students with Autism
  • Sheena Erete, Caitlin K. Martin and Nichole Pinkard. Employing narratives to trigger interest in computational activities with inner-city girls
  • Hillary Fleenor, Britni Alexander and Radhouane Chouchane. Tech Girls Shine
  • Jason Freeman, Brian Magerko, Doug Edwards, Roxanne Moore, Tom McKlin and Anna Xambó. EarSketch: a STEAM approach to broadening participation in Computer Science Principles
  • Yerika Jimenez and Christina Gardner-Mccune. Using App Inventor & History as a Gateway to Engage African American Students in Computer Science
  • Mary Ann Leung and Connie L. McNeely. Opening Doors to Communities of Practice: Programmatic Interventions for Inclusion in the Computing Sciences
  • Angela Li and Scott Heggen. Leveraging Youtube for Women in Technology
  • Ronald Loui and Lucinda Caughey. What if Intraverted Women Tend to Dislike Java and Object Oriented Programming?
  • Mary Lou Maher, Bojan Cukic, Jamie Payton, Celine Latulipe, Steven Rogelberg and Audrey Rorrer. The Connected Learner: Design Patterns for Transforming Computing and Informatics Education
  • Caitlin Martin, Sheena Erete and Nichole Pinkard. Developing Focused Recruitment Strategies to Engage Youth in Informal Opportunities
  • Jean Muhammad and Chutima Boonthum-Denecke.  Computing Pre-College Program: Initial Impact to First-Year Student in Computer Science
  • Greg Simco and Meline Kevorkian. Improving Academic Quality in a Computer Science Graduate Program to Promote Student Success in Hispanic/Latinos and other Underserved Populations
  • Jane Stout. On the benefits of specialized settings for deaf and hard of hearing students in computing
  • Cheryl Swanier. Computing in the 21st Century
  • Philip Sweany. Designing a Pre-Service CS Teacher Education Program with a Focus on Diversity
  • Jakita Thomas. Exploring African-American Middle School Girls’ Perceptions of Themselves as Computational Algorithmic Thinkers and Game Designers Through Reality Confessionals
  • Jakita Thomas and Yolanda Rankin. It’s All In The Mix: Leveraging food to increase Afrian-American women’s persistence in Computer Science

SATURDAY, AUGUST 15 7:45 AM – 6:00 PM in CCC

7:45-8:45 Breakfast in CCC Room 213

9:00-10:00 Keynote: Teresa Dahlberg, “A Decade of Broadening Participation with STARS” in CCC Room 213

See the STARS Celebration Conference website for more details on STARS sessions.

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