Guide to Teaching Computer Science

Guide to Teaching Computer Science

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This textbook presents both a conceptual framework and detailed implementation guidelines for computer science (CS) teaching. Updated with the latest teaching approaches and trends, and expanded with new learning activities, the content of this new edition is clearly written and structured to be applicable to all levels of CS education and for any teaching organization. Features: provides 110 detailed learning activities; reviews curriculum and cross-curriculum topics in CS; explores the benefits of CS education research; describes strategies for cultivating problem-solving skills, for assessing learning processes, and for dealing with pupilsa€™ misunderstandings; proposes active-learning-based classroom teaching methods, including lab-based teaching; discusses various types of questions that a CS instructor or trainer can use for a range of teaching situations; investigates thoroughly issues of lesson planning and course design; examines the first field teaching experiences gained by CS teachers.The importance of this kind of investigation for (prospective) computer science teachers. For example, such an investigation can help teachers in lesson preparation and can direct them to change the teaching order of different topics, to useanbsp;...

Title:Guide to Teaching Computer Science
Author:Orit Hazzan, Tami Lapidot, Noa Ragonis
Publisher:Springer - 2015-01-07


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