20: Developer Bootcamps and Computing Education with Jeff Casimir and Mark Guzdial
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September 20, 2017
Developer Bootcamps and Computing Education with Jeff Casimir and Mark Guzdial Follow us on Twitter @tech_done_right, and please leave us a review on Apple Podcasts! Guests Mark Guzdial: Professor in Interactive Computing at Georgia Tech and Computer Science Education Researcher. Jeff Casimir: Executive Director at The Turing School. Summary How do people learn computing? Who learns best from traditional computer science education and who from bootcamps? How can we teach people who are not developers but who need to learn some programming to do their jobs? Jeff Casimir, the founder of Turing academy, and Georgia Tech's Mark Guzdial, one of the founders of the International Computing Education Research conference, join Noel to answer these questions and also explain why Excel is both the best and the worst thing in the world. Notes 01:45 - “Computing Education” Paul Krugman: The Excel Depression The Language of Programming 05:27 - Teaching Developers at The Turing School 09:53 - Measuring the Quality of…