Christine Liebe, PhD Candidate in Education, is an adjunct professor of education and transitional education at Colorado Mountain College. Christine teaches education courses and developmental reading and writing. She is working on her dissertation and will study the instruction of abstraction in K-12 computer science courses. Christine has founded two vocational schools that offer professional massage therapy certification and vocational teaching certification. Applying herself to pursuits that promote healing, creativity, self-expression, and financial self-sufficiency, Christine has made it her mission to promote digital literacy, creativity, connectedness, and sustainable communities.

AFMTE Education Research Proposal

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CSTA 7.17 Instruction of Abstraction

Lecture Notes Abstraction_CSTA17


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Liebe, C. (2017). Comparison of Abstraction in Computer Coding and in Critical Thinking. In P. Resta & S. Smith (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2017 (pp. 1394-1402). Chesapeake, VA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).


Christine’s Vocational School

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 Certified in Computing Fundamentals – Certiport, July 2017