A conversation about computational thinking


Jeannette M. Wing is the former 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, linked below, examines what computational thinking is and why it matters.

Published: 2019.

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A conversation about computational thinking [PDF 302kb]

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