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Looking Back and Looking Forward in CS Education 2023

Traditionally I write a year end look back on thee previous yest in CS education. (Last year at Looking Back on Computer Science Education in 2021) Honestly, that post would largely work for 2022 as well. I attended SIGCSE, CSTA, and the New England Regional CSTA conference. They were all great. There was good learning at all of them. But new stuff? Not a whole lot. A few new tools. Some new robots. Some new AI and cyber security...

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Hey! Check out this short new introductory social science statistics textbook by Elena Llaudet and Kosuke Imai

Elena Llaudet points us to this new textbook for complete beginners. Here’s the table of contents: 1. Introduction [mostly on basic operations in R] 2. Estimating Causal Effects with Randomized Experiments [goes through an experiment on class sizes and test scores] 3. Inferring Population Characteristics via Survey Research [goes through the example of who in U.K. supported Brexit] 4. Predicting Outcomes Using Linear Regression...