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Are questions about teaching internal programming courses in a corporate environment ontopic?

I have recently started to teach SQL programming with a focus on the tech-support activities course where I work (an IT Company). While I have good technical knowledge and hands-on experience, I lack ...
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When are "how do I learn X" type questions on topic here?

I recently encountered the following question on Stack Overflow: I'm studying and I want to learn how to code in Java, but while my mates are doing arrays, I still continue with the basics - stuff ...
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SITE::Scope.resolution->choice(Student.access->block(net))

A new question has again raised the issue of the scope on our site. In this case it's about some possible form of internet blocking affecting the student access to resources. Other questions which we ...
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Sitely less technical? Site scope question

The misspelled word in the title is intentional. Is the site's scope still aligned with what was in mind, say, 4-5 months ago? I see more and more questions that are more pedagogy than CS. While the ...
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Add additional off-topic reasons for closing/flagging

Related: Are questions asking for recommendations on an educational program off-topic? Right now, the only reasons that you can flag/vote to close a question as "off topic" are "belongs on Meta" or "...
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Are questions asking for recommendations on which educational program to choose off-topic?

I recently encountered this question: Studying Computer Science Remotely Through Reputable University It's a fairly detailed question basically asking for a recommendation for a university program. ...
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Site scope thoughts

As we continue through our public beta phase, site definition remains rather important. The decisions made in the next few weeks will guide the site for a long time to come. They will also help us ...
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Teaching (parents) with no intention to do programming themselves

This time, we have this question. I'll save you the trouble of clicking the link and tell you that the question is about teaching parents what code is. The question is not like others we have had ...
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A student on the educators site

I'm a student, and I'd like to ask a question of CS educators - where I can take online courses that are on the cheaper side of things and will (probably) be able to go on my transcript. This leads to ...
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CSEd.SE and CSTA

To what extent should the standards of the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA), a US-based professional organization for computer science educators, inform what is on-topic in this community? ...
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Question about IDE features

After looking at the comments and the votes, I believe that this question warrants a discussion. As I don't want to preference my own thinking above others in the community, I'll put my thoughts in ...
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Site scope refinement: internet safety

I more or less accept this question is off topic: https://cseducators.stackexchange.com/questions/461/teach-children-living-in-the-online-society In the question's defense: I asked about websites, ...
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Site scope refinement: high level student problem

We have a question that has attracted a few close votes. I don't know all the voters' reasons for that, but one comment suggests one possibility: Nothing about your question seems specific to CS. ...
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