Koli Calling

International Conference on Computing Education Research

Welcome to Koli Calling

16th Koli Calling Conference on Computing Education Research

November 24-27, 2016
Koli, Finland

Keynote Speaker

Professor Quintin Cutts
University of Glasgow, UK

CS Education: Coming of Age and its Consequences

Koli Calling is one of the leading international conferences dedicated to the exchange of research and practice relevant to the scholarship of teaching and learning and to education research in the computing disciplines. Koli Calling aims to publish high quality papers that combine teaching and learning experiences with solid, theoretically anchored research.

The conference is held annually at the Hotel Koli, about 60km north of Joensuu, Finland. The 2016 conference is organised by the University of Eastern Finland in collaboration with Monash University, Australia.

You are warmly welcome to participate 16th Koli Calling conference that is known for its moderate size, intimate atmosphere, and lively discussions.


Koli Calling Awards
  • Best Paper Awards -
    • Kate Sanders & Robert McCartney. "Threshold concepts in computing: past, present and future"
    • Matti Tedre & Petter J. Denning. "The long quest for computational thinking"
  • Honorary Mention - Andrew Petersen, Michelle Craig, Anya Tafliovich, Jennifer Campbell. "Revisiting why students drop CS1"
  • Best Presentation Award -
    • Matti Tedre. "The long quest for computational thinking"
  • Best Poster Award -
    • Solomon Sunday Oyelere & Jarkko Suhonen. "Evaluating MobileEdu: third-year undergraduate computer science students' mobile learning experience and attitude"
    • Honorary Mention - Dany Meyer & Ansgar Batzner."Engaging computer science non-majors by teaching K-12 pupils programming: first experiences with a large-scale voluntary program"

Koli Calling 2016 - Important dates

  • Conference: Thursday 24 November (evening) to Sunday 27 November (morning)

AUTHORS PLEASE NOTE: The official publication date is the date the proceedings are made available in the ACM Digital Library. This date is scheduled be one week prior to the first day of the conference. The official publication date affects the deadline for any patent filings related to published work.

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