Trends in CS Education for the 2018-19 Academic Year

By Joshua Stowell on Sep 24, 2019 9:20:08 AM

The computer science education sector is undergoing significant change and growth. The 2018-2019 academic year saw a growing institutional adoption trend of edTech platforms, as well as moves by major traditional textbook publishers to accommodate educators' needs with technology and interactive content. 

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Codio Launches “Global Assessments Library” of Editable, Auto-Graded Assessment Questions

By Joshua Stowell on Aug 27, 2019 11:21:40 AM

Codio’s Global Assessments Library is live for all users! 

Our Global Assessments Library contains auto-graded assessment questions covering a wide range of topics, difficulty levels, and assessment types—and it’s available for all instructors to make use of.

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NSF-funded study finds cryptography students using Codio learn more than with traditional materials

By Elise Deitrick on Aug 20, 2019 10:33:36 AM

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Shorter, Open Texts Increase Learning

By Elise Deitrick on May 14, 2019 10:26:54 AM

The barriers of traditional textbooks

Students had very limited access to information when textbooks first became an educational tool—so they needed to include anything deemed relevant to a given subject. With access to more information than most libraries in their pockets, it no longer makes sense for students to lug around heavy, expensive physical textbooks.

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Python Tutor comes to Codio as “Visualizer”

By Elise Deitrick on Feb 27, 2019 3:40:52 PM

Visualizations can help students better understand complex programming concepts like parameters, constructors, and recursion.

For many computer science educators, Python Tutor is a familiar name —Philip Guo’s wonderful resource has been around for almost a decade. During that time, “over five million people in over 180 countries have used Python Tutor to visualize over 75 million pieces of code.”

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