COOL (computer outreach opportunities for learning) project

James Collofello, Joseph E. Urban, Mary R. Anderson-Rowland, Faye Navabi, Doris Roman

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3 Scopus citations


The development of computer outreach opportunities for learning (COOL) project for secondary schools to provide computer programming education is discussed. The COOL project is a software development curriculum modules pilot program for secondary teachers to provide students with a better understanding of the software development field. The project also helps teachers in dispeling misconceptions and increasing the number and diversity of the students continuing their studies in preparation for software development careers. The COOL project has a freshman component fro incoming ASU students, consisting of placement test on computer skills expected for the introduction to engineering design course and the beginning course of Java.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationASEE Annual Conference Proceedings
Number of pages14
StatePublished - 2003
Event2003 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Staying in Tune with Engineering Education - Nashville, TN, United States
Duration: Jun 22 2003Jun 25 2003


Other2003 ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition: Staying in Tune with Engineering Education
CountryUnited States
CityNashville, TN

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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    Collofello, J., Urban, J. E., Anderson-Rowland, M. R., Navabi, F., & Roman, D. (2003). COOL (computer outreach opportunities for learning) project. In ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings (pp. 7347-7360)