The STARS Leadership Corps: Case studies in broadening participation in computing

Teresa Dahlberg, Tiffany Barnes, Audrey Rorrer, Cheryl Seals, Mia Lustria, Lois Hawkes

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Abstract

We have formed the STARS Alliance to address alarming declines in computing enrollments and the need to broaden participation in computing. Our innovative STARS Leadership Corps engages college students in a community dedicated to giving back, persevering, and striving for excellence. The successful Corps model incorporates best practices in recruiting and retention in computing, including student experiences in outreach, research, and service. We present case studies of three diverse implementations of the STARS Leadership Corps that demonstrate how the Corps can be tailored to individual institutions and student interests.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number4720551
Pages (from-to)F3F10-F3F15
JournalProceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2008
Event38th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE 2008 - Saratoga Springs, NY, United States
Duration: Oct 22 2008Oct 25 2008

Keywords

  • Broadening participation, Computer science education, Human Factors, Leadership, Management, Service

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Education
  • Computer Science Applications

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