An important and timely field Sally A. Fincher and Anthony V. Robins; Part I. Background: 1. The history of computing education research Mark Guzdial and Benedict du Boulay; 2. Computing education research today Sally A. Fincher, Josh Tenenberg, Brian Dorn, Christopher Hundhausen, Robert McCartney and Laurie Murphy; 3. Computing education: literature review and voices from the field Paulo Blikstein and Sepi Hejazi Moghadam; Part II. Foundations: 4. A study design process Amy J. Ko and Sally A. Fincher; 5. Descriptive statistics Patricia Haden; 6. Inferential statistics Patricia Haden; 7. Qualitative methods for computing education Josh Tenenberg; 8. Learning sciences for computing education Lauren E. Margulieux, Brian Dorn and Kristin A. Searle; 9. Cognitive sciences for computing education Anthony V. Robins, Lauren E. Margulieux and Briana B. Morrison; 10. Higher education pedagogy Kerry Shephard; 11. Engineering education Michael C. Loui and Maura Borrego; Part III. Topics: Section 1. Systemic Issues: 12. Novice programmers and introductory programming Anthony V. Robins; 13. Programming paradigms and beyond Shriram Krishnamurthi and Kathi Fisler; 14. Assessment and plagiarism Thomas Lancaster, Anthony V. Robins and Sally A. Fincher; 15. Pedagogic approaches Katrina Falkner and Judy Sheard; 16. Equity and diversity Colleen M. Lewis, Niral Shah and Katrina Falkner; Section 2. New Milieux: 17. Computational thinking Paul Curzon, Tim Bell, Jane Waite and Mark Dorling; 18. Schools (K-12) Jan Vahrenhold, Quintin Cutts and Katrina Falkner; 19. Computing for other disciplines Mark Guzdial; 20. New programming paradigms R. Benjamin Shapiro and Mike Tissenbaum; Section 3. Systems Software and Technology: 21. Tools and environments Lauri Malmi, Ian Utting and Amy J. Ko; 22. Tangible computing Michael Horn and Marina Bers; 23. Leveraging the IDE for learning analytics Adam Carter, Christopher Hundhausen and Daniel Olivares; Section 4. Teacher and Student Knowledge: 24. Teacher knowledge for inclusive computing learning Joanna Goode and Jean J. Ryoo; 25. Teacher learning and development Sally A. Fincher, Yifat Ben-David Kolikant and Katrina Falkner; 26. Learning outside the classroom Andrew Begel and Amy J. Ko; 27. Student knowledge and misconceptions Colleen M. Lewis, Michael J. Clancy and Jan Vahrenhold; 28. Motivation, attitudes and dispositions Alex Lishinski and Aman Yadav; 29. Students as teachers and communicators Beth Simon, Christopher Hundhausen, Charlie McDowell, Linda Werner, Helen Hu and Clif Kussmaul; Section 5. Case Studies: 30. A case study of peer instruction Leo Porter and Beth Simon; 31. A case study of qualitative methods Colleen M. Lewis.