Informatics Education - Supporting Computational Thinking: Third International Conference on Informatics in Secondary Schools - Evolution and Perspectives, ISSEP 2008 Torun Poland, July 1-4, 2008 Proceedings

Informatics Education - Supporting Computational Thinking: Third International Conference on Informatics in Secondary Schools - Evolution and Perspectives, ISSEP 2008 Torun Poland, July 1-4, 2008 Proceedings

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540699231
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 08/11/2008
Series: Lecture Notes in Computer Science , #5090
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 357
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Informatics, a Challenging Topic.- The Challenging Face of Informatics Education in Poland.- Bebras International Contest on Informatics and Computer Literacy: Criteria for Good Tasks.- From Top Coders to Top IT Professionals.- Didactical Merits of Robot-Based Instruction.- Integrating Mathematical Analysis of Sensors and Motion in a Mobile Robotics Course.- Visualization of Program Behaviors: Physical Robots Versus Robot Simulators.- Development of an Educational System to Control Robots for All Students.- Proposal for Teaching Manufacturing and Control Programming Using Autonomous Mobile Robots with an Arm.- Transfer of Knowledge and Concept Formation.- Design Disciplines and Non-specific Transfer.- Like a (School of) Fish in Water (or ICT-Enhanced Skills in Action).- Duality Reconstruction – Teaching Digital Artifacts from a Socio-technical Perspective.- What’s My Challenge? The Forgotten Part of Problem Solving in Computer Science Education.- Bringing Abstract Concepts Alive. How to Base Learning Success on the Principles of Playing, Curiosity and In-Classroom Differentiation.- Working with Objects and Programming.- Analysis of Learning Objectives in Object Oriented Programming.- To Have or to Be? Possessing Data Versus Being in a State – Two Different Intuitive Concepts Used in Informatics.- Understanding Object Oriented Programming Concepts in an Advanced Programming Course.- Spiral Teaching of Programming to 10–11 Year-Old Pupils After Passed First Training (Based on the Language C++).- Multi-facet Problem Comprehension: Utilizing an Algorithmic Idea in Different Contexts.- VIPER, a Student-Friendly Visual Interpreter of Pascal.- Analysis of Students’ Developed Programs at the Maturity Exams in Information Technologies.- Strategies for Writing Textbooks and Teacher Education.- Creating and Testing Textbooks for Secondary Schools.- Informatics as a Contribution to the Modern Constructivist Education.- New Methodology of Information Education with “Computer Science Unplugged”.- Disciplinary-Pedagogical Teacher Preparation for Pre-service Computer Science Teachers: Rational and Implementation.- Algorithm – Fundamental Concept in Preparing Informatics Teachers.- Computer Science Teacher Training at the University of Groningen.- Distance Learning Course for Training Teachers’ ICT Competence.- National and International perspectives on ICT Education.- Teaching Information Technology and Elements of Informatics in Lower Secondary Schools: Curricula, Didactic Provision and Implementation.- Spreadsheet Knowledge and Skills of French Secondary School Students.- Harmonization of Informatics Education – Science Fiction or Prospective Reality?.- E-Learning.- Development of E-Learning Design Criteria with Secure Realization Concepts.- On the Technological Aspects of Generative Learning Object Development.- Informational Technologies for Further Education of Latvian Province Teachers of Informatics.

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