On slack and zoom: We meet on zoom, to get the meeting ID you’ll need to join the slack workspace at uk-acm-sigsce.slack.com*, where they are pinned in the
#general channel. Meeting details are not listed publicly to minimise the risk of hijacking by zoombombers, so please don’t share them publicly. You can join request an invitation to join our slack workspace by emailing Duncan Hull or Steven Bradley.
Once you’ve joined us on slack, please feel welcome to post to the
#paper-suggestions channel in the workspace for papers you’d like us to discuss in the future.
On email: as well as being posted to
@everyone on slack every month, notifications of our meetings are also emailed to two mailing lists:
- 🇬🇧 The UK uki-sigcse.acm.org mailing list, which you can subscribe to by emailing email@example.com with the text
subscribe uki-sigcse-members yourfirstname yoursecondnamein the body of your message
- 🌍 The worldwide sigcse.org members mailing list, which you can subscribe to by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org with the text
subscribe sigcse-members yourfirstname yoursecondnamein the body of your message
If you’d like to join the Canterbury subgroup, contact Janet Carter or Sally Fincher and for the Glasgow subgroup contact Quintin Cutts. We look forward to seeing you, wherever you go. You might also be interested in…
Joining the ACM
You don’t have to be a member of our parent organisation the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) but you might like to consider joining it if you’re not already a member, see acm.org/membership/join. Membership has many worthwhile benefits. The ACM is a large global community that aims to advance computing as as science and a profession, see video below on Why I Belong to ACM:
Joining CS Ed Research Book Club
If you like journal club, you might also enjoy Computer Science Education Book Club. They discuss similar topics with more of a focus on computing in primary and secondary education. They meet on the first Thursday of the month at 7.30pm online. Organised monthly by Jane Waite (QMUL) and Nicola Looker (Edge Hill/Glasgow), see CsEdBookClub for details
Join the Raspberry Pi Foundation seminars
The Raspberry Pi Foundation runs a monthly series of seminars on Computer Science Education, see rpf.io/research-seminars for details.
Joining something similar
If the timings and locations above don’t work for you, there several related journal and book clubs discussing Computer Science Education you can join. They can found around the world, see the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) list at makecscount.com/communicate
*Please note there is a typo (SIGSCE which should be SIGCSE) in our slack channel. It’s baked into the URL now, so it’s not worth changing. Thanks to everyone who pointed out our mitsake.