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Engaging with computer science when solving tangible problems

Charlton, Patricia and Poslad, Stefan (2019). Engaging with computer science when solving tangible problems. In: CEP '19: Proceedings of the 3rd Conference on Computing Education Practice, ACM Press, article no. 11.

DOI (Digital Object Identifier) Link: https://doi.org/10.1145/3294016.3294026
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Abstract

This research investigates part of the challenge of widening participation and inclusion for teaching and learning about CS that the Institute of Coding plans to address. This research reports on working with a large number of schools, researchers and academics both formally and informally and across a wide age range and ability. The findings from a number of studies reflects important pedagogical theory, design and practice of teaching and learning about the computer science and engineering through tangible learning context. These findings and observations are examined in the light of these teaching and learning experiences and especially the observation of development of resilience in students learning and engagement in challenging areas of study.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Copyright Holders: 2019 Association for Computing Machinery
Extra Information: Originally presented at CEP '19, 9 Jan 2019, Durham, UK.
Keywords: computer science; education; pedagogy; Tangible Problem Solving; learning about Internet of Things; resilience
Academic Unit/School: Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) > Computing and Communications
Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
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Item ID: 58737
SWORD Depositor: Jisc Publications-Router
Depositing User: Jisc Publications-Router
Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2019 11:07
Last Modified: 29 Mar 2019 11:04
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/58737
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