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Marketing and publicizing CSE

In light of Robert's recent comment, we need outreach. I just wanted to collect a group of targets. I'm aware of http://reddit.com/r/compsci http://reddit.com/r/CSEducation https://edu.google.com/...
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Tag synonyms collection [closed]

There are a few tags that are duplicate (and so I think should be made into synonyms): theory and cs-theory design and design-thinking (I'm not sure about this one, actually.) If more appear (when ...
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Rename OOP tag?

We currently have a tag for object-oriented-paradigm. Since OOP is conventionally defined as "object-oriented programming" (and is a programming paradigm), should the tag reflect as much? Would it ...
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Can we replace the “elderly” tag?

It feels like adult-education might be a better fit for our site, unless we expect that retirement facilities will be a focus here. The question, for reference: Programming curriculum for senior ...
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Should the title still be Computer Science Educators? [closed]

I believe that they're aren't that many people out there who are interested in a site that is only for Computer Science Educators. Personally, I'm a Java student, and my interest rate in this site is ...
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Questions simply seeking ideas

What kind of game (in Scratch) would require use of a list? It is clearly too broad, but finding great examples is also entirely central to what we do as educators. How could a question like this be ...
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Lesson plan evaluations/reviews?

Should we allow/endorse questions asking for feedback on a lesson plan/lab/other class activity? For teachers, having peer review on various aspects of designing a course could be very helpful and ...
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Questions about education on Computer Science Stack Exchange

There is a number of interesting questions about education in Computer Science that were asked in CS Stack Exchange, and didn't receive much attention, or got poor answers. My question is, should they ...
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Summer is coming

Here is a (distilled) conversation largely between @SeanHoulihane and I on the chat today: Sean Houlihane: @thesecretmaster Lots of questions is to be expected in the first few days - several coming ...
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Language A v. Language B (v. Language C…)

We've now had two questions address this issue: What can Snap! do that Scratch cannot? Scheme vs Haskell for introducing functional programming I can see further questions coming down the line in ...
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Are questions about self-learning on-topic?

Are questions about self-learning on-topic? They are on-topic on Mathematics Educators to some extend. Maybe the two discussions on their meta site might be of use. I also found a discussion on Area ...
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Should the undergraduate tag be destroyed? [duplicate]

Currently there is an undergraduate tag. This tag has 1 question. I believe that this tag could be made much more useful by setting a skill level rather than a grade level. There could be an undergrad ...
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No accepted answers so far

We need a model of question that can have real answers. While a teacher community is a wonderful (and very sorely needed!) thing, how can we encourage questions that have actual answers? Edit: ...
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Should language tags exist?

For tagging, would it be useful to have language tags? My perspective would be that we should have an introductoryprogramming tag (which we do) and also have general field tags where it's beneficial, ...
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Peer reviewed stuff

Right now, we are in the early stage of this site. How do we go around deciding who reviews what stuff? For example, I added an excerpt for the java tag and it said ...
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Suitable age range tags

What is the best way of tagging questions to identify the combination of experience level and age range which a question is focused on? Ideally in a way which will be internationally relevant?
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Objectivity and this site

This site, as an education site with educators, is likely to end up soliciting many questions that come down to simple advice. (namely What language should be first used to introduce coding?) How ...