Computer Science Education Week 2012

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University Computer Science departments from every Canadian province will celebrate National Computer Science Education Week from December 9-15, 2012. This week is planned in recognition of the transformative role of computing and the need to bolster computer science at all educational levels.

Activities range from a full-day computer science fair for high school students to workshops for middle-schools students to public laboratory tours.

To learn more, visit the official CSEd Week website.

NOTE: Some events are scheduled before or beyond the official CSEd Week of Dec. 9-15, 2012.

Participating Schools

PROV

SCHOOL

ACTIVITY

CS DEPT URL

EVENT URL

BC University of British Columbia

Various events (Fall Preview Day, TechTrek Workshops, GIRLsmarts Workshops, Summer Camps, etc.) scheduled before and beyond CSEdWeek

CS Dept. Event
BC University of Victoria

 

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AL University of Alberta

 

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AL University of Calgary

Dec 11: CPSC Tour - Biometric Technologies (BT) Lab Tour; Institute for Security, Privacy and Information Assurance (ISPIA) Tour, Interactions Lab (iLab) Tour; LINDSAY Lab tour; SurfNet Lab Tour; Video and Motion Analysis (VMA) Lab Tour

CS Dept. Event
(Dec. 11)
AL University of Lethbridge

Dec. 8: Robotics Day: Try out our Lego NXT robots, participate in a challenge; win a prize!

CS Dept. Event
(Dec. 8)
SK University of Regina

 

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SK University of Saskatchewan

Dec. 5: Connected 2012: Computer Science education event for female secondary students.

CS Dept. Event
(Dec. 5)
MN University of Manitoba   CS Dept. Event
ON Brock University

Dec. 6: Computer Science Fair for High School students

CS Dept. Event
(Dec. 6)
ON University of Guelph   CS Dept. Event
ON Lakehead University   CS Dept. Event
ON Laurentian University   CS Dept. Event
ON University of Ottawa   CS Dept. Event
ON Queen's University

Dec. 7: School of Computing Open House

CS Dept. Event
(Dec. 7)
ON Royal Millitary College of Canada   CS Dept. Event
ON University of Toronto   CS Dept. Event
ON University of Toronto - Mississauga   CS Dept. Event
ON University of Waterloo

Dec. 5: CS4U Day 2012: Students grades 8 – 11, parents, families and teachers are invited to learn about computer science through hands-on activities and lectures.

CS Dept.

Event
(Dec. 5)

ON University of Western Ontario   CS Dept. Event
ON York University

Science Speakers Burearu Talks in High School; Links to Computing Day

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PQ Bishop's University

 

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Event

PQ Concordia University   CS Dept. Event
PQ École Polytechnique Montréal   CS Dept. Event
PQ École de Technologie Supérieure (ETS)   CS Dept. Event
PQ McGill University   CS Dept. Event
PQ Université Laval   CS Dept. Event
PQ Université de Montréal

 

CS Dept. Event
PQ Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (UQAC)   CS Dept. Event
PQ Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM)   CS Dept. Event
PQ Université du Québec en Outaouais (UQO)   CS Dept. Event
PQ Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR)   CS Dept. Event
PQ Université de Sherbrooke   CS Dept. Event
NB University of New Brunswick (Fredericton)

In June 2012, hosted a workshop for over 100 students and faculty from the University of New Brunswick’s Faculty of Education. Ongoing: Interactive sessions, with grade 5 students, on computing concepts.

CS Dept. Event
NB University of New Brunswick (Saint John)

 

CS Dept. Event
PE University of Prince Edward Island

 

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NS Acadia University

 

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NS Dalhousie University

 

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NS St. Francis Xavier University   CS Dept. Event
NF Memorial University   CS Dept. Event