A conversation about computational thinking
Part of our occasional paper series.
Jeannette M. Wing is Avanessians Director of the Data Science Institute and Professor of Computer Science at Columbia University. She has been Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Research; Development Head of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University; and Assistant Director of Computer and Information Science and Engineering, National Science Foundation.
Her paper, A conversation about computational thinking [PDF 302kb], examines what computational thinking is and why it matters.