Graduate Consortium Program

The VL/HCC ‘19 Graduate Consortium will be held in Fishbowl room on the second floor of the FedEx Institute of Technology on the University of Memphis campus.

Monday, October 14

8:30–9:00 Registration and Light Breakfast

9:00–9:45 Introductory Remarks and Activity

9:45–10:45 CS Education and Learning

The Role of Spatial Representations in CS Teaching and CS Learning Amber Solomon DOI / PDF

Design Patterns and Automated Support for Block-Based Programming Activities in Non-Computing Classes Nick Lytle DOI / PDF

10:45–11:15 Break

11:15–12:15 Enabling Programming

Adaptive IDEs to Support Information Foraging for Novice Programmers Adam Short DOI / PDF

Conversational Agents to Democratize Artificial Intelligence Jessica Van Brummelen DOI / PDF

12:15–1:45 Lunch

1:45–2:45 Communities and People

Towards Scientific Study of Technical Interviews Using Eye Tracking Mahnaz Behroozi DOI / PDF

Gender in Open Source Communities: Different Migration Patterns and Forms of Work David Widder DOI / PDF

2:45–3:15 Break

3:15–3:45 Communication about Code

Mocking-up Desired UI Behaviors from UI Element-Based Recording Yan Chen DOI / PDF

3:45–4:45 Wrap-up & Academic Skills Discussion

4:45–6:00 Break

6:00–9:00 Graduate Consortium Dinner