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Owen Astrachan 2013 official pic, 2013' official pic, 2008 official pic, 2003 official pic, a few years ago, many years ago, hard at work, biker-like dude, and self portrait

Director of Undergraduate Studies
Professor of the Practice of Computer Science
Computer Science Department
D241 LSRC, Research Drive, Box 90129
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-6522, fax: (919) 660-6519
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We're revising our CS1/compsci 101 course and I'm (intermittently) blogging about the process.

I'm a CDEF: CISE Distinguished Education Fellow

code as a metaphor info from CS&IT and HarambeeNet

Slides from Recent Talks

bubblesort (see Barack Obama discuss Bubblesort)

Grace Hopper on Letterman!

Pickastudent executable jar and if that doesn't work try this: pick a random student code

Student Data Structure Songs (and videos)

Office Hours, Fall 2014 By appointment, I'm on teaching leave but seeing students regularly.

I want to take Compsci 92 in Spring 2014


Teaching and Courses Family Professional

* Spring 2014 Compsci 342s, Technical and Social Foundations of the Internet (seminar for majors)

* Spring 2014 Compsci 092, Information and the Internet (non majors)

* Past courses from past semesters

* anonymous course feedback for CPS courses.

* UTA sign up for Spring '12

* Snowman 2007

* Our Family, April 2006

* Ethan

* Adam

* Children say no to war
(movie)

* Children as Robots Revolt (youtube home movie)

* Uncle Josh and kids playdrums
(movie)

* me pretending to be Ethan

* Laura Heyneman

* Thanksgiving Family Football

* Dogs and Cats

* personal odyssey/biography

* wiki owen

* Music and a Google Experiment

* vita and official bio

* csprinciples

* code as a metaphor

* from bioinformatics to networks and regex tool

* Java in AP *

* Ambient/Eclipse

* Tapestry/C++ book

* Talks

* using patterns

* Papers

* Panels/Presentations

older stuff
* FYI 2000
A Workshop on First Year Instruction in Computer Science. July 15/16, 2000.

* Apprentice learning

* METEOR
Research in Automated Theorem Proving

* Internet Programming Contest

* (old) C++ and AP

I re-organized this page in Feb, 2004, here's the old page

I enjoy being called an idiot by my friends, acquaintances, and colleagues.

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