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HJ Story on App Camp

By Katarina Pantic on June 23, 2018

This week the Herald Journal published a story about the experience both mentors and campers had at our 2018 Appcamps. For a full story, go to: https://www.hjnews.com/news/education/kids-pick-up-coding-skills-at-usu-app-camp/article_9a401c64-aae8-5d97-9b82-518e416604af.html

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UPR Story on 2018 App Camp

By Katarina Pantic on June 18, 2018

This week UPR broadcast a story about our 2018 App Camp. Jody and Megan are quoted throughout the segment. To read (or listen) the story, please follow this link: http://upr.org/post/summer-app-camp-teaches-girls-how-code

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PEL Wins Second Best Paper Award at SIGCSE

By Katarina Pantic on March 24, 2018

We are happy to announce that PEL won Second Best Paper Award this year at SIGCSE 2018 conference within the CS Education Research track. The paper, called How Near Peer Mentoring Affects Middle School Mentees, was authored by Dr. Clarke-Midura, her team (Frederick Poole, Katarina Pantic, Chongning Sun, Megan Hamilton) and Dr. Allan from Computer Science department at USU. SIGCSE 2018 Program Chairs selected three best papers from each of the paper tracks for their “accomplishment of high quality, novelty and broad appeal to reviewers”.

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PEL AT 4-H COMPUTER SCIENCE PATHWAY TRAINING

on August 14, 2017

End of July 2017, Megan, Katarina and Lauren joined other Instructional Technology and Learning Sciences students at the national 4-H Computer Science Pathway Training held at Thanksgiving Point in Lehi, Utah. They presented on how one can use App Inventor in 4H. To read the full story, please go to ITLS blog story about this event: http://itlsatusunews.blogspot.com/2017/08/researchers-from-pel-and-led-lab.html

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