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Learning Computing Concepts with Alice March 8, 2008

This workshop has been cancelled due to low enrollment and concern about funding.

The Institute for Computing Education (ICE) at the Georgia Institute of Technology is pleased to offer an Alice workshop March 8, 2008 from 9:00am to 4:30pm at Georgia Tech. The workshop will take place in room 1443 in the Klaus building. Teachers who complete the workshop and an additional 3 hours of activities will receive 1 PLU. The workshop includes lunch.

This workshop is free for Georgia teachers, and if you live > 30 miles from Georgia Tech we will pay for your hotel for Friday night (2 teachers per room), meals, and parking. If you would prefer a private room you can pay 1/2 the hotel cost.

Out-of-state teachers pay $140. Checks for $140.00 should be made out to Georgia Institute of Technology and sent to:

Felicia Auzla
College of Computing
801 Atlantic Drive
Atlanta, GA, 30332-0280
Her e-mail is Her phone is 404-894-6858.

Teachers will build 3D movies and games using drag-and-drop programming in Alice which is free software from CMU. The workshop will explain how to cover introductory computing concepts such as: class, object, method, variable, iteration, conditional execution, and event-driven execution. Each teacher will receive a CD with all materials including slides, exercises, lesson plans, and grading rubrics. This material can be used to teach the new Computing in the Modern World course or the new Beginning Programming in Java course.

To register for this workshop please e-mail Felicia Auzla Let her know if you will need to stay
at the hotel and if you have any meal restrictions.

Registered Teachers:
Thomas, Cora,, Dougherty Comprehensive High School, needs rooming
Adeboyejo, Queen,, Southwest Magnet High School & Law Academy
Hatcher, Thomas,, Alpharetta High School, does not need rooming, Non vegetarian
Goddard, Jan, does not need rooming, Non vegetarian
Dale, James,, HolySpirit Preparatory school (private),does not need rooming, Non vegetarian
Good, Doris,, Cross Creek HS, needs private rooming,
Wilkes, Larry,, North Cobb High School, needs rooming, Non vegetarian

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