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Your First Year Teaching Computer Science

A Practical Guide to Success for New Computer Science Teachers

Chris Gregg


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Your First Year Teaching Computer Science is a comprehensive guide to teaching computer science geared to new instructors in the field. It can be used as a guide and a reference, and it provides multiple examples of how to construct teaching materials, how to prepare lectures, how to write assignments, how to train TAs, and how to advise students, among many other topics. It is both motivational and instructive, and it provides a foundation on which to become a great CS instructor. Teaching computer science involves more than just "teaching the material," and this book details all of the other parts of teaching that you will need to know to do the job. If you are wondering where to begin as a computer science teacher, this is the book for you.Features-Serves as a comprehensive guide to teaching introductory computer science for new teachers, and experienced teachers can refer to it on specific points. -Provides examples of teaching materials, grading guides, multiple lists, and other valuable resource for helping new teachers to launch their first computer science courses. -Includes information about training TAs, holding office hours, advising students, and many other practical information that is not specifically about the technical part of teaching computer science. -Written in a conversational tone and is premised on the belief that teaching should be rewarding, fun, and engaging.

Alinea Knowledge, LLC, 9781735810720, 340pp.

Publication Date: February 4, 2021