Work on this resource center includes several articles that may be of interest, from the early work conducted with a focus group to analysis of data that has been collected so far. These are all open access/copyleft.

2020

Monica M. McGill and Adrienne Decker. 2020. Tools, Languages, and Environments Used in Primary and Secondary Computing Education. In Proceedings of the 2020 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education. In Press.

Bishakha Upadhyaya, Monica M. McGill, and Adrienne Decker. 2020. A Longitudinal Analysis of K-12 Computing Education Research in the United States: Implications and Recommendations for Change. In Proceedings of the 51st ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE ’20), March 11-14, 2020, Portland, OR, USA. ACM, New York, NY, USA.

Monica M. McGill and Adrienne Decker. 2020. A Gap Analysis of Statistical Data Reporting in K-12 Computing Education Research: Recommendations for Improvement. In Proceedings of the 51st ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE ’20), March 11-14, 2020, Portland, OR, USA. ACM, New York, NY, USA.

2019

Monica M. McGill. 2019. Discovering Empirically-Based Best Practices in Computing Education Through Replication, Reproducibility, and Meta-Analysis Studies. Koli Calling. ACM, New York, NY, USA. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3364510.3364528

Monica M. McGill, Tom McKlin, and Errol Kaylor. 2019. Defining What Empirically Works Best: Dynamic Generation of Meta-Analysis for Computer Science Education. In Proceedings of the 2019 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research (ICER ’19). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 199-207. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3291279.3339401 Link to Article

Adrienne Decker and Monica M. McGill. 2019. A Systematic Review Exploring the Differences in Reported Data for Pre-College Educational Activities for Computer Science, Engineering, and Other STEM Disciplines. Education Sciences, 9(2), 69. Link to Article

Monica M. McGill, Adrienne Decker, Tom McKlin, and Kathy Haynie. 2019. A Gap Analysis of Noncognitive Constructs in Evaluation Instruments Designed for Computing Education. In Proceedings of the 50th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE ’19), February 27-March 2, 2019, Minneapolis, MN, USA. ACM, New York, NY, USA, Article 4, 7 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3287324.3287362 Link to Article

Adrienne Decker and Monica M. McGill. 2019. A Topical Review of Evaluation Instruments for Computing Education In Proceedings of 50th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE ’19), February 27-March 2, 2019, Minneapolis, MN, USA. ACM, New York, NY, USA, 7 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3287324.3287393 Link to Article

2018

Monica M. McGill, Adrienne Decker, and Zachary Abbott. 2018. Improving Research and Experience Reports of Pre-College Computing Activities: A Gap Analysis. In Proceedings of SIGCSE ’18: The 49th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, Baltimore , MD, USA, February 21–24, 2018 (SIGCSE ’18), 6 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3159450.3159481. Link to Article

McGill, Monica M. and Decker, Adrienne. 2018. Defining Requirements for a Repository to Meet the Needs of K-12 Computer Science Educators, Researchers, and Evaluators. Frontiers in Education. Link to Article

2017

Adrienne Decker and Monica M. McGill. 2017. Pre-College Computing Outreach Research: Towards Improving the Practice. In Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education (SIGCSE ’17). ACM, New York, NY, USA, 153-158. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3017680.3017744 Link to Article