Santa Clara University

2009 Alice Summer Program
 
Computer Science Teachers Association Alice Educator Workshop
Session 1: July 13-17, 2009
Session 2: July 20-24, 2009

Endorsed by the Computer Science Teachers Association

Santa Clara University, in conjunction with faculty from the Alice Project (www.alice.org) at Carnegie Mellon University, will be offering two one-week Professional Development Workshops on programming in Alice for high school computer science teachers. The workshop includes a field trip to Electronic Arts, whose SimsTM characters and animations have been incorporated into Alice. Food and housing is provided at no cost and each participant who completes the workshop will earn 28.5 hours (2.85 units) of CEU credit. Space is limited and registrations will be first come, first served.

To apply, simply download and print either the MS/Word or PDF version of the application form, fill it out and mail it to the address shown at right and listed on the bottom of the second page of the form. If you prefer, you may also submit the completed form via FAX or email. You will be contacted upon receipt of your application to let you know whether or not space was still available.

 
Tentative Curriculum and Schedule:

Monday
08:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
09:00 a.m. Introduction to Alice
10:30 a.m. Morning Break
10:45 a.m. Classes & Objects in Alice
12:00 p.m. Lunch
01:30 p.m. Problem Solving & Design
03:00 p.m. Afternoon Break
03:15 p.m. A First Program in Alice
05:00 p.m. Dinner

Tuesday
08:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
09:00 a.m. Methods
10:30 a.m. Morning Break
10:45 a.m. Data Types, Variables, & Parameters
12:00 p.m. Lunch
01:30 p.m Alice 2 Group: Project Work or
Alice 3 Group: Transition to Java
03:00 p.m. Afternoon Break
03:15 p.m. Alice 2 Group: Events or
Alice 3 Group: Project Work
05:00 p.m. Dinner

Wednesday
08:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
09:00 a.m. Expressions & Conditionals
10:30 a.m. Morning Break
10:45 a.m. Functions
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. Depart for Electronic Arts
01:30 p.m. Arrive Electronic Arts
03:30 p.m. Depart Electronic Arts
04:15 p.m. Return from Electronic Arts
05:00 p.m. Dinner

Thursday
08:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
09:00 a.m. Alice 2 Group: Project Work or
Alice 3 Group: Arrays
10:30 a.m. Morning Break
10:45 a.m. Alice 2 Group: Lists or
Alice 3 Group: Project Work
12:00 p.m. Lunch
01:30 p.m. Teaching w/Alice, Support
Materials & Evaluation
03:00 p.m. Afternoon Break
03:15 p.m. Project Work
05:00 p.m. Dinner

Friday
08:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
09:00 a.m. Project Work
10:30 a.m. Morning Break
10:45 a.m. Animation Fair
12:00 p.m. Lunch
  Departure
STATUS - 11:06 am Mar 26
Session 1: July 13-17
Seats Assigned: 24
Seats Available: 0

Session 2: July 20-24
Seats Assigned: 24
Seats Available: 0

Waiting List: 31
Alternative Workshops
APPLICATION FORM

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Mail application to:
 
Alice Educator Workshop
Computer Engineering
Santa Clara University
500 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA 95053
 
or return it via:
FAX: 408-554-5474 or
Email: dlewis@scu.edu
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