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Repenning, Alexander Research Professor

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  • Repenning is leading a large Computer Science Project in Switzerland. Dr. Repenning's goal is to bring computer science education to public schools. He has developed computational thinking tools and a computer science curriculum that have been used by about 1,000,000 students. He is currently funded by NSF with $2.0M and by private foundations including the Hasler Foundation Switzerland $3M. Partnerships with other organizations such as Code.org have provided huge exposure: 2017 during the one week of the Hour of Code event alone about a quarter million students participated in Repenning's tutorial.

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  • agent-based simulation, computer in education, end-user programming, computer science education, cyberlearning, visual programming

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