If you’re interested in joining our community, you can do so via our slack channel and mailing list(s) by:
- 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
#journal-clubchannels in the workspace.
- Subscribing to the regional Manchester mailing list by emailing LISTSERV@LISTSERV.MANCHESTER.AC.UK with the text
subscribe sigcse-journal-club yourfirstname yoursecondnamein the body of your message. For the Kent subgroup, contact Sally Fincher and for the Glasgow subgroup, contact Quintin Cutts.
- 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 yoursecondnamein 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