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Thursday 4th January 2024 18:30-21:00, Conference dinner

The drinks reception will begin at 18.30.

Dinner will begin at 19.00 and will take place at the Fusion Restaurant inside Durham University Business School,
Mill Hill Lane, Durham, DH1 3LB

Friday 5th January 2024 9:00-17:00, Conference

The conference will take place in Durham University’s Mathematical Sciences and Computer Science Building in room MCS0001
Lunch and workshops will also take place in various rooms in the Mathematical Sciences and Computer Science Building.


All talks will take place in MCS.0001

Instructions to speakers.

Presentations for each paper session are due on Thursday 4th January 2024 in either PPT or PDF format. Please email your final slides to [email protected]. Presentations will last for 15 minutes with 5 minutes for questions and discussions.

Posters can be a maximum of A1 and should be set up in the lunch space before the keynote. Poster presenters will have a 1-minute slot in the poster lightning round to describe their poster. No slides will be shown for these slots.

Workshop presenters can expect a Windows machine and HDMI port to be available on the day.

Start Time End TimeEvent
10:0011:00Orienting learners and teachers in introductory programming classes: the ABC Framework
Author: Quintin Cutts
Tool-Driven Scaffolding of Student-Generated Analogies in CS1
Authors: Colton Harper, Jake Rance, Paul Owens and Stephen Cooper
A synthesized teaching model that promotes both procedural and conceptual knowledge dimensions in CS1
Author: Georgiana Haldeman
11:2012:20Automated Marking in Undergraduate Programming Classes
Authors: Martin Goodfellow, Andrew Abel, Konstantinos Liaskos and John Levine
Automated Assessment for Databases Units
Authors: Anthony Kleerekoper and Andrew Schofield
Institute of Coding in Wales Digital Skills Bootcamps; Micro-Credentials: A Pilot Project
Authors: Casey Hopkins and Faron Moller
12:2012:30Poster Lightning Talks
12:3013:45Lunch and Posters
13:4514:45Beyond Apps: Tablet and Micro:bit Devices as Tools for Creative Computing in Primary Schools
Author: Carrie Anne Philbin
Embedding culturally relevant pedagogy in practice: Considerations for training and resource development
Authors: Ben Hall, Sway Grantham and Robert Whyte
PRIMM and Proper: Authentic Investigation in HE Introductory Programming with PeerWise and GitHub
Authors: Steven Bradley and Anousheh Ramezani
15:0015:40Incorporating GenAI into Software Development Education
Authors: Olga Petrovska, Lee Clift, Faron Moller and Rebecca Pearsall
Video Versus Source Code Lab Solutions
Authors: Aidan McGowan, Neil Anderson, Paul Sage, Leo Galway, Janak Adhikari and Giuseppe Trombino
15:4015:50UK SIGCSE AGM
15:5016:00Closing Remarks


16:0017:00Catherine Mooney and Brett Becker Evaluating the Sense of Belonging of Undergraduate Computing Students in the UK and Ireland (Workshop)MCS0001
Konstantinos Liaskos, Martin Goodfellow and Mark Zarb Workshop – Large Language Models (LLMs) and Computer Science Education: How do we adapt our classes and practices?MCS2050
CPHC Special Project Grants. Steven Bradley, Nicky Danino and Rebecca Strachan MCS2051