LupLab is a Computer Science Education (CSEd) research group, hosted in the Department of Computer Science, at the University of California, Davis, and headed by Prof. Joël Porquet-Lupine.

Our activities focus primarily on pedagogical and curricular innovation for teaching undergraduate computer science courses.

Most recent news/blog entries

  • Exponent bias

    This quarter (FQ23), I am teaching our lower-div course on computer organization and assembly language (ECS 50). The first couple of weeks are dedicated to how various types of data are represented in the computer. For instance, we study unsigned integers, signed integers, characters, and floating-point numbers. In one of...

  • Quarterly update SS23

    Here is our status at the end of the summer 2023.

  • Quarterly update SQ23

    Here is our status at the end of the spring quarter 2023.

  • Best professor of the year award from CS club

    After recently earning two institutional teaching awards (from my department and my college), I also received the Best Professor of the Year Award from the Davis Computer Science Club while attending their annual banquet last Friday. What a year!

  • Notes from WiCS faculty panel event

    I was recently invited to speak at a faculty panel event hosted by the Women in Computer Science (WiCS) at UC Davis. Since I had received a list of questions in advance, I had taken the opportunity to prepare some notes for the event. Now that the event has happened,...