ACM SIGCSE Comes to Ireland…

The latest ACM (Association of Computing Machinery) SIGCSE (Special Interest Group on Computer Science Education) chapter, SIGCSEire,  was officially launched this week  in the UCD School of Computer Science. The ACM was founded in 1947 and is the world’s largest scientific and education computing society with nearly 100,000 members.  was founded in 1970 and has nearly 3,000 members. SIGCSE is the third largest and second oldest of nearly 40 ACM…

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Coursera

​One of the buzz words to catch my attention over the summer months is that of Coursera (http://www.coursera.com), a company founded by two professors from Stanford University with the intention of making available online courses and content from universities across the world to anyone who wishes to access them – for free. Perhaps the most notable things about this project is the speed at which it has progressed. Launched less…

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