SICSA Education: Haggis Reference Language Workshop

Date(s) - 11/05/2015
9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Room 1415, Livingstone Tower, University of Strathclyde

The Haggis reference language is being used by the Scottish Qualifications Authority to set all Computing Science examinations at National 5, Higher and Advanced Higher.

This one day Workshop brings together the Haggis community to explore how best to deploy it more widely it for the effective teaching and learning of programming.


9.30 Registration
10.00 Prof Quintin Cutts, University of Glasgow – Haggis design
10.30 David Bethune, Scottish Qualifications Authority – Haggis and assessment
11.00 break
11.30 Prof Richard Connor, University of Strathclyde – Haggis checker
12.00 Ian King, former Principal Teacher of Computing, Kelso High School – Haggis for Scholar

12.30 lunch

Stream 1: Advanced Higher algorithms, data structures & OO with Haggis – Prof Greg Michaelson, Heriot-Watt University
Stream 2: Haggis in undergraduate teaching – Prof Richard Connor & Prof Quintin Cutts
14.00 break
14.30 Streams continue
15.30 Plenary
16.00 end

Attendance is free and catering is provided courtesy of SICSA

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