RESPECT 2021 Papers

Invited Papers

Networked Improvement Communities as Tools for Teacher Empowerment
Joshua Childs, Rebecca Zarch, Ryan Torbey, and Carol Fletcher

Developing Introductory Computer Science Pedagogy for Black Boys
Joseph Isaac Jr. and Christina Gardner-McCune

Abolitionist Computer Science Teaching: Moving from Access to Justice
Allison Ivey, Stephany Runninghawk Johnson, Max Skorodinsky, Jimmy Snyder and
Joanna Goode

Teacher and Student Empathy Interviews as an Instrument for Considering More
Inclusive K-12 Computing Pathways

Pati Ruiz, Kelly Mills, Quinn Burke, and Merijke Coenraad

Full Research Papers

Making Research Practice Partnerships Work: An Assessment of The Maker Partnership
Cheri Fancsali, Sarah Klevan and Zitsi Mirakhur

Supporting Mutually Beneficial Near-Peer Mentoring Relationships Within Computing Education Programs
Patricia Garcia, Melissa Perez, Sarah Bork, Devon Farrell, Barbara Ericson and
Joi-Lynn Mondisa

Female Scholars in Computer Science: The Role of Family and Other Factors in Achieving Academic Success
Kathleen Hancock, Rachelle Maranon, Aaron Montgomery and Jodi Tims

Understanding and Expanding College Students’ Perceptions of Computing’s Social

Kathleen Isenegger, Yeabtsega Birhane, Vidushi Ojha, Caroline Coxe and Colleen Lewis

Women of Color in Computing Graduate Education: Structural Supports and
Navigation Strategies for a Hostile Culture

Nuria Jaumot-Pascual, Christina Silva, Audrey Martinez-Gudapakkam and Maria Ong

First-Generation Undergraduate Women and Intersectional Obstacles to Pursuing
Post-Baccalaureate Computing Degrees

Kristina Kramarczuk, Jandelyn Plane, and Kate Atchison

Ready to Work: Evaluating the Role of Community Cultural Wealth during the Hiring Process in Computing
Stephanie Lunn and Monique Ross

Why Do Students Enroll in AP CSP?
June Mark, Julie Zeringue, Kelsey Klein, Tunisia Mitchell and Jos´e Olivares

Emergency funding for women in undergraduate computing: Toward an asset-based
model and research framework

Jason Ravitz, Ruthe Farmer, Kendra Grady and Kenny Clash

Promoting socio-polititical identification with computer science: How high school youth
Mia Shaw, Gayeon Ji, Yi Zhang, and Yasmin Kafai

CS1 Students’ Perspectives on the Computer Science Gender Gap: Achieving Equity Requires Awareness
Kimberly Michelle Ying, Alexia Charis Martin, Fernando J. Rodr´ıguez and Kristy
Elizabeth Boyer

Short Research Papers

Teachers’ Perceptions of Barriers Influencing African American and Hispanic Students
with Disabilities’ Participation in K-12 Computer Science Education

Shetay Ashford-Hanserd, Shailen Singh, Ada Muoneke and Phillip Eaglin

Implementing Culturally Relevant Pedagogy in Computing Classrooms: Voices and
Experiences from Public School Teachers

Yu Chen, Lori Martin, John Underwood, Fernado Alegre, Alicia Whidden, Mahannah
El-Farrah and Juana Moreno

Culturally Sustaining Pedagogies in CS: Modern K12 Outreach and its Adaptability in a Global Crisis
Jazmin Collins, Kami Otero De Owens, Vensan Cabardo, Sarah Hug, Raena Cota
and Enrico Pontelli

Computing Education Pathways from High School to Community College: What
Matters to Students?

Jill Denner, Heather Bell, David Torres and Julie Edwards

Evaluating Face-to-Face vs.Virtual Pedagogical Coding Review Sessions in the CS
classroom: An HBCU Case Study

Edward Dillon, Briana Williams, Ayomide Ajayi, Zipporah Bright, Quinlan
Kimble-Brown, Chauncey Rogers, Myles Lewis, Joseph Esema, Ben Clinkscale and
Krystal L. Williams

Exposing Early CS Majors to Coding Interview Practices: An HBCU Case Study
Edward Dillon, Briana Williams, Ayomide Ajayi, Zipporah Bright, Quinlan
Kimble-Brown, Chauncey Rogers, Myles Lewis, Joseph Esema, Ben Clinkscale and
Krystal L. Williams

Retaining Vulnerable Students in CS Across School Transitions: The role of
Cross-Sector Collaborations

Emily Green and Jill Denner

Examining Equity in Computing-Infused Lessons Made by Novices
Amy Isvik, Veronica Catete, Erynn Elmore and Tiffany Barnes

Computing skills, beliefs and identities in young people from underserved communities
Thom Kunkeler and Hayley Leonard

The Role of Intersectional Capital in Undergraduate Women’s Engagement in
Research-Focused Computing Workshops

Breauna Spencer, Audrey Rorrer, Sloan Davis, Sepi Hejazi Moghdam and Cori Grainger

Experience Reports

An Immersive Virtual Experience to Drive Change in Computer Science Education
David Amiel and Cynthia Blitz

Diagnosing why Representation Remains Elusive at your University: Lessons Learned
from the Center for Inclusive Computing’s Site Visits

Carla E. Brodley, Catherine Gill and Sally Wynn

Honoring Black Women’s Work: Creating a Parent and Caring Adult Community to
Support Youth STEAM Engagement

Sheena Erete, Naomi Thompson, Miranda Standberry-Wallace, Bo Ju, Denise Nacu
and Nichole Pinkard

A Participatory Design Approach for Re-engaging HBCU Students in Gaming Curricula
Kymberlee Hill, Jenaba Sow, Todd Shurn and Gloria Washington

Building Common Ground: An Inter-Institutional Computing & Engineering Education
Transfer Learning Community
Danyelle Ireland, Rebecca Zarch, Ilana Hipshman and Ashley Clark

Infusing Computing: Moving a Service Oriented Internship Program Online
Amy Isvik, Veronica Catete, Dave Bell, Isabella Gransbury and Tiffany Barnes

Incorporating Readings on Diversity and Inclusion into a Traditional Software
Engineering Course

Christian Murphy, Anya Mushakevich and Yunha Park

Educational Programming Practices that Inspire Change: Social Justice as Situated in a Computer Programming Course
Jaye Nias

Position Papers

How Colonial Continuities Underlie Algorithmic Injustices in Education
Shamya Karumbaiah and Jamiella Brooks

A Typology of Models for Integrating Computational Thinking in Science (CT+S)
Ari Krakowski, Eric Greenwald, Jake Duke, Meghan Comstock and Natalie Roman

Do Abstractions Have Politics? Toward a More Critical Algorithm Analysis
Kevin Lin

Broadening Gender in Computing for Transgender and Nonbinary Learners
Amanda Menier, Rebecca Zarch, and Stacey Sexton


Learner-Centered Pedagogies for Equity and Inclusion in K-12 Introductory Programming
Shuchi Grover, Jill Denner, Jakita Thomas, Deborah Fields and Maya Israel

Leveraging Community Cultural Wealth to Support K-8 CT Education in Kentucky

Emi Iwatani, Traci Tackett, Kelsey Tackett, Neil Arnett and Payton May

Leveraging Multilingual Students’ Resources for Equitable Computer Science Instruction
Sharin Jacob, Sara Vogel, Rose Pozos, Patricia Ordonez, and Jean Ryoo

Panel: An intersectional approach to including disability in BPC
Richard E. Ladner, Cecilia Aragon, Jerry Robinson, Jeremy A. Magruder Waisome
and Rua M. Williams

Ideology of monolingualism: How ignoring bilingualism makes society less inclusive
Consuelo Carr Salas, Laura Gonzales, Carlos Evia, and Manuel A. Pérez Quiñones

Infusing Equity and Inclusion in K-12 Computer Science Teacher Development
Bryan Twarek, Charity Freeman, Michelle Friend, Maya Israel, Lilibeth Mora and
Meg Ray

Applying CAPE to Assess Equitable CS Education
Carol Fletcher, Bryan Cox, Leigh Ann DeLyser, and Amy Ko

Lightning Talks

Using Student Experiences to improve Student Experiences (USES): Increasing the
Quality of Mentoring Thorough Perspective Taking

Monica Anderson and Christy Pettit

Designing Online Learning to be Accessible to Students with Disabilities
Sheryl Burgstahler

Learning Computing through Transformative Works: A Case Study of Game Modding
Brianna Dym, Cole Rockwood and Casey Fiesler

Ethical Speculation in the Computing Classroom
Casey Fiesler

Making a Case for Studying the Effects of Using GitHub on HBCU Students’
Computational Thinking Skills

Andrea Johnson

Complementing National Retention Efforts in Computer Science with Local Support
Kyla McMullen, Jeremy Waisome, Mackenzie Hirsh and Christina Gardner-McCune

Begin Again: Why CS Education Must be Reimagined
Jean Ryoo, Jane Margolis, and Allison Scott

Research, Justice, and Our Opportunity to Cultivate a Political Future Outside the Workforce
Stacey Sexton

Information Technology and Social Justice. An Interdisciplinary Approach to
Enhancing Student Awareness

Joycelyn Streator


Cognitive, Affective, and Politicized Trust in a Community Youth Program: A
Participatory Design Research Project

Cinamon Sunrise Bailey, Ibrahim Oluwajoba Adisa, Hazel Vega and Golnaz
Arastoopour Irgens

Experiences of Rural CS Principles Educators
Cassandra Broneak and Jennifer Rosato

Using Improvement Science Methodology as an Approach to Providing CS Educational Coaching
Francisco Cervantes, Liesa Klyn and Alexis Wyss

Designing Computing Lessons about the Equity and Social Justice Impacts of Computing
Merijke Coenraad and David Weintrop

Your Voice is Power: Integrating Computing, Music, Entrepreneurship, and Social
Justice Learning

Chalece Delacoudray, Roxanne Moore, Joycelyn Wilson, Stephen W. Garrett, Sunni
H. Newton, Meltem Alemdar, Sabrina Grossman, Jason Freeman and Hilah Barbot

Imagine a More Ethical AI: Using Stories to Develop Teens’ Awareness and
Understanding of Artificial Intelligence and its Societal Impacts

Stacey Forsyth, Bridget Dalton, Ellie Haberl, Benjamin Walsh, Jacqueline Smilack
and Tom Yeh

STEM-It-Yourself: Exposing rural adolescent girls to STEM through online learning
Siobahn Grady, Francisca Afua Opoku-Boateng, Latasha Reid-Daniels, Natalie Tucker
and Lilian Muriungi

Defining and delivering ”equity” in an RPP
Roxana Hadad, Jean Ryoo, Julie Flapan and Steve Kong

Changing the Game: Adapting Capture the Flag To Underrepresented Groups
Ann-Marie Horcher

Redesigning an Electronic Textile Activity within Exploring Computer Science for
Promoting Critical Computational Engagement

Gayithri Jayathirtha, Joseph Chipps and Luis Morales-Navarro

Computation thinking in elementary classrooms: Using classroom dialogue to measure equitable participation
Rachel Larimore, Aman Yadav, Kathryn Rich and Niral Shah

How Do We do CS on Top of Everything Else? A Coaching Cycle Approach in
Elementary School

Rose Pozos, Jill Denner, Erin Asamoto, Emily Green and Samuel Severance

Collaborative Problem-Solving Workshops for Improving Confidence and Preparation
for Careers in Research for Female Undergraduate CS Students

Shanon Reckinger

Delivering Virtual K-8 Computing Professional Development in Rural KY
Pati Ruiz, Emi Iwatani, Quinn Burke, and Traci Tackett

Getting Better at Getting Better: A Connectivist Approach to Building aCommunity
of CSEd Graduate Students

Julie Smith and Alan Peterfreund

Can a Student Organization Decrease Introductory CS Course Withdrawals among
Students of Color?

Khadija Stewart, Allana Johnson and Gloria Townsend

Learning from the Journey: A Decade of Supporting Women in Computing at a
Commuter State College

Mary Villani and Ilknur Aydin

Choose Your Own Adventure – Designing Equity-focused CS/CT modules for K-5
Elementary Schools
Melissa Zeitz, Katie Bevan, Laura Rita, Scott Wohlers and Rachel Chouinard

RESPECT 2021 Papers
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