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Why complicate things?: introducing programming in high school using Python
We present a case study with a twofold goal: (1) examining how programming can be introduced at high school level, and (2) evaluating how suitable the programming language Python is to support both teachers and learners in this process. Expand
Multi-Perspective Study of Novice Learners Adopting the Visual Algorithm Simulation Exercise System TRAKLA2
- M. Laakso, T. Salakoski, Linda Grandell, Xuemei Qiu, A. Korhonen, L. Malmi
- Computer Science
- Informatics Educ.
This paper presents results from three interrelated studies focusing on introducing TRAKLA2 to students taking courses on data structures and algorithms at the University of Turku and Abo Akademi University. Expand
Differing Ways that Computing Academics Understand Teaching.
This paper presents first results from a wide-ranging phenomenographic study of computing academics' understanding of teaching. Expand
High School Students Learning University Level Computer Science on the Web - a Case Study of the DASK-Model
- Linda Grandell
- Psychology, Computer Science
- J. Inf. Technol. Educ.
In Finland, computer science is not part of the HS core curriculum (National Board of Education, 2003). Expand
Computing and Occupational Desires - A Gender Study of Various Factors.