"Call for Participation"
A general definition of a pattern is “the solution to a problem in context.” At Chili, we will discover and articulate patterns for solving the myriad problems that arise in the context of creating a new discipline and domain of enquiry in the context of higher education and professionalism.
We will spend our days exploring the problem space, enumerating issues and problems, and seeking. Like Edward Bellamy, we will first need to envisage a future where such a discipline is established and ‘look backward’ to see what patterned solutions would have been useful and necessary for that vision to become a reality.
We will hear three “Scouting Reports” from individuals that have been actively engaged in creating a new discipline and radically redefining the educational system so that it can support the vision.
Unlike other PLoPs, Chili is an exploratory
workshop. All you need to be an active and effective participant is an
in-terest, (hopefully a passion), for the topic, ideas of what a
discipline of software development—Reality Construction—might look like,
and experiences or awareness of alternative approaches to education and