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Virtual College Field Trip 2021

Bring a FriendJoin us! Mobile CSP and its affiliated colleges will be hosting a virtual college field trip. Students who have taken or are currently in Mobile CSP courses are encouraged to attend and bring a friend who might be interested. The field trip will be held using Zoom on Friday, April 23rd (9-11:30 am CT / 10 am-12:30 pm ET). You will have an opportunity to hear from:

  • current college students majoring in computing
  • computing professionals in the field, and
  • college professors about their computing-related majors and minors.

Plus, you'll have an opportunity to pitch an app to them and receive feedback to improve your app idea!Win Prizes

Virtual College Field Trip Schedule
Time (ET)Time (CT)Topic
10:00 am9:00 amPanel of College Computing Majors (Video Recording)
10:40 am9:40 amCollege Information Sessions (SMSU, CSS, CCC, & Elms)
11:10 am10:10 amBREAK
11:30 am10:30 amPanel of Computing Professionals (Video Recording)
12:00 pm11:00 amHigh School Student App Pitches
12:20 pm11:20 amWrap-Up & Drawing for Prizes

Register Today!

Please register by Thursday, April 15th to participate in the field trip. Registrations completed by Monday, April 5th will receive a box of Mobile CSP and college swag sent to each school! Teachers registered by April 5th will also be entered into a drawing to receive a classroom set of micro:bits. 

Timeline

  • Thursday, April 15th - Registrations close
  • Friday, April 16th - Teachers will receive an email with directions on signing students up for app pitches
  • Wednesday, April 21st - App pitch sign-up closes
  • Thursday, April 22nd - Teachers will receive an email with links to the sessions; please share with students as needed
  • Friday, April 23rd - Field Trip Day!!! :-)

Partner Colleges

Using Zoom:

  • All mics and videos will be muted upon joining
  • Speaker view is recommended. Gallery view is OK, too.
  • Use the Q&A feature during panels to react to the sessions and presenters. We will be answering questions throughout the session. Feel free to ask and upvote questions!
  • All panel sessions and chats will be recorded. Please follow the Code of Conduct (below) in your interactions.

Code of Conduct (view printable version)

The National Center for Computer Science Education is dedicated to providing a harassment-free environment for everyone regardless of gender identity, gender expression, age, sexual orientation, disability, race, ethnicity, religious views, physical appearance, or technology choices. All attendees, speakers, panelists, organizers, and participants at our virtual events are required to adhere to the following expectations. We believe that all spaces whether virtual or in-person should be free from any forms of harassment, bullying, or hate.

Examples of positive ways you can help us maintain a safe and supportive online community:

  • Listening to differing opinions, views, and experiences with the understanding that we all come from different backgrounds and lived experiences
  • Demonstrating empathy, kindness, and support towards others
  • Respecting the purpose of the event as a space for learning, growth, and engagement
  • Accepting responsibility, apologizing, and being honest when mistakes are made
  • Focusing on providing constructive feedback instead of negative feedback

Examples of unacceptable behavior that will result in immediate removal from the event:

  • Use of sexualized language, imagery, and sexual attention/advances of any kind
  • Inappropriate screen backgrounds or usernames
  • Possession and/or use of any alcoholic beverages, tobacco, drugs, or drug related paraphernalia displayed or visible to the online community
  • Trolling, insulting, derogatory language, harassment, or bullying behaviors
  • Activity or content that disrupts, interrupts or harms, including the use of spamming, phishing, scams, malware, viruses, or any other intentional malicious content
  • Publishing private information (physical or email address, photos, or other sensitive information), of others without their explicit permission

Instances of unacceptable behavior may be reported to csed@css.edu. Any indiscretions found will result in immediate removal of participants and their teacher will be notified. Students' schools will be informed of the incident and documentation provided for further discipline.