How are your degree programmes changing?

“The School of Computer Science at the University of Lincoln is offering a new undergraduate BSc degree in Social Computing with a first intake of students in September 2014. The degree is built on a foundation of core computer science topics but with special emphasis on social and mobile software design, implementation and evaluation as…

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.NET Gadgeteer in Education

Design and build your own electronic devices http://www.gadgeteering.net NET Gadgeteer is a platform for creating your own electronic devices using a wide variety of hardware modules and a powerful programming environment. Students with little or no electronics background can design and build devices that sense and react to their environments using components such as switches,…

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University of Southampton ASTRA project which uses .NET Gagdgeteer presented at the Royal Academy of Engineering.

  Royal Exposure for .NET Gadgeteer Microsoft .NET Gadgeteer was presented as part of the University of Southampton ASTRA project at the Royal Academy of Engineering. Prince Philip and other distinguished guests attended this celebration of engineering on the occasion of the naming of “Prince Philip house." András Sóbester, University of Southampton, Chris Paulson, PhD…

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University College London (UCL), transforms its Computer Science teaching by introducing students to app-building tasks

  University College London (UCL), transforms its Computer Science teaching by introducing students to app-building tasks which address real life problems for business, public services and charities. In order to achieve this, students and staff deploy a full range of Microsoft technologies, including Windows 8, supported by Microsoft’s developers and researchers. By doing so, the…

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.NET Gadgeteer at Animation 12

The University of Manchester -  Animation12 competition took place on Friday 13th of July 2012. The event have over 300 registered competitors. The University of Manchester School of Computer Science launched the UK Schools Computer Animation Competition in 2008 as part of Digital60 – celebrating the 60th Anniversary of "The Baby", the world’s first stored-program…

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.NET Gadgeteer at Birmingham TechFest 2012

Birmingham Techfest took place on Saturday 16th of June 2012. The event have over 1800 registered visitors. “Youngsters love gadgets. So wouldn’t it be great if they could build their own, and at school? This is exactly what more than 166 students, ages 7 to 24, did  using .NET Gadgeteer. at TechFest, The .NET Gadgeteer…

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FREE .NET Gadgeteer Curricula for Schools and Colleges

Overview .NET Gadgeteer can be used in schools to help students make gadgets and learn C# programming along the way. These lesson plans give teachers all the material needed to run 8 1-hour sessions using .NET Gadgeteer. You will also need the hardware, details of which are given at http://netmf.com/gadgeteer. The material consists of 8…

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University of Southampton sends a Nokia Lumia 800 to 105,000 feet

  We have been working closely with Steven Johnston and András Sóbester members of the Astra Research team from Southampton University over the past year, since last April when the team ASTRA team launched the first Windows Phone device with huge success. Over the past year, the ASTRA Atmospheric Science Through Robotic Aircraft research team,…

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.NET Gadgeteer Updates, resources and 1st Book Publication

Gadgeteer support for .NET Micro Framework 4.2 is on the way, which means you’ll soon be able to run Gadgeteer on .NETMF 4.2-compatible mainboards like GHI’s Fez Cerberus.  This update also enables Gadgeteer apps to be written using Visual Basic (Visual Studio or Visual Basic 2010 Express). A beta version of GadgeteerCore is now available…

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The “.NET Gadgeteer Stirs Excitement in British Schools”

“Youngsters love gadgets. So wouldn’t it be great if they could build their own, and at school? This is exactly what more than 70 British students, ages 13 to 16, are doing by using .NET Gadgeteer. On January 30, they gathered at the Microsoft Research Cambridge Lab to present their final projects and celebrate the…

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