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computing software carpentry teaching

Software Carpentry Feedback

As well as asking the attendees how they thought the workshop had gone, I sent them a questionnaire before the workshop. The idea was to see what their expectations were and if the workshop then met them. For example we asked “How would you describe your expertise in the following tools?” and the results are on […]

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computing software carpentry teaching

Improving Software Carpentry workshops

Aron Ahmadia who helped run the Software Carpentry course has written a nice blog where he e.g. discusses some of the ways the course could be improved.

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computing software carpentry teaching

Running my first Software Carpentry workshop

“Can you email me that script you used to do your analysis?” “Sure. It isn’t very well commented but you should be able to work out what it’s doing. I’ve tested it on a few things and it seems to work.” Sound familiar? Of course, the story normally ends happily but…. Teaching some of the […]

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computing research

This blog…

…is where I shall put thoughts that at least might be of interest to other people. Any opinions are my own and are not representative of my department or university in any way.