Computer Science Teachers’ Association of Ireland

Ríomheol Oidí na hÉireann

Computer Science Teachers’ Association of Ireland

Stephen Murphy

The Computer Science Teachers’ Association of Ireland (CSTAI) was founded in November 2017. To date, we have over 420 members and 36 of the 40 Leaving Certificate Computer Science pilot schools have joined. Continue reading “Computer Science Teachers’ Association of Ireland”

HPC Badges: XSEDE Enters the Micro-Certification Arena

HPC Badges: XSEDE Enters the Micro-Certification Arena

Jeff Sale
Learning Design Technologist
San Diego Supercomputer Center, UCSD

Micro-certification is a means by which professionals may demonstrate their knowledge and expertise in a particular field and, if successful, receive a low-cost credential without having to complete an expensive and time-consuming degree program. In particular, Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) are becoming a popular way of obtaining micro-certification because of their low-cost and their availability, and MOOCs such as Coursera, EdX, Udemy, Lynda and many others are finding ways to make micro-certification a profitable endeavor. Continue reading “HPC Badges: XSEDE Enters the Micro-Certification Arena”

Workforce, Education, and Training at SC16

If you are attending SC16 in Salt Lake City, you will find a number of workshops, Birds of a Feather (BOF), and technical sessions relating to workforce, education, and training topics.  We have assembled a list of those sessions as a guide to those who are interested in those topics.  Of course we especially would like you to attend our chapter BOF on Tuesday November 15th at 12:15 PM where we will lead a discussion about the education and training issues important to you, and ask for your feedback in shaping future chapter activities. Continue reading “Workforce, Education, and Training at SC16”

Working to Create a Knowledgeable Workforce

The SIGHPC education chapter is seeking to build a community of educators and professionals that recognize the need for a workforce with skills in modeling and simulation, data analysis, and visualization to address pressing problems in science, engineering, social sciences, and humanities. Continue reading “Working to Create a Knowledgeable Workforce”