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Why don’t you (A) join us (B)? We’re a friendly bunch. SQL Join by GermanX, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons w.wiki/j9u


If you’re interested in joining our community, you can do so via our slack channel and mailing list(s) by:

  1. Requesting an invitation to join our national workspace on slack uk-acm-sigsce.slack.com by emailing Duncan Hull or Steven Bradley. Once you’ve joined, keep an eye on the #paper-suggestions and #journal-club channels in the workspace.
  2. Subscribing to the regional Manchester mailing list by emailing LISTSERV@LISTSERV.MANCHESTER.AC.UK with the text subscribe sigcse-journal-club yourfirstname yoursecondname in the body of your message. For the Kent subgroup, contact Sally Fincher and for the Glasgow subgroup, contact Quintin Cutts.
  3. Subscribing to the national UK ACM SIGCSE mailing list by sending an email to LISTSERV@LISTSERV.ACM.ORG with the text subscribe uki-sigcse-members yourfirstname yoursecondname in the body of your message. This is mailing list for the whole of UK SIGCSE, not just the journal clubs.

We look forward to seeing you, wherever you go. You might also be interested in…

Joining the ACM

You might also like to consider joining the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) if you’re not already a member, see acm.org/membership/join. Membership is not required for participation in this journal club but 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, and also meet online, usually 8pm on Thursdays. Organised monthly by Jane Waite (QMUL) and Nicola Looker (Edge Hill/Glasgow), keep an eye on the hashtag #CSEdResearchBookClub on twitter 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