Context-based teaching and learning of fundamental computer science concepts: exploring teachers' ideas
This work-in-progress paper reports on an ongoing qualitative study on context-based teaching of fundamental CS concepts connected to algorithmic thinking, and conducts semi-structured interviews with CS teachers on various ideas that teachers have on the use and effects of context- based learning.
Computing in Context: Teaching Intelligence and Security Informatics in Computer Science Courses
- Computer Science
The subject of Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI) is used to provide context for the teaching of other topics in computer science such as data structures, web application development, database management, and data analytics.
Omnipresent yet elusive: Teachers’ views on contexts for teaching algorithms in secondary education
- EducationComput. Sci. Educ.
The results of this study reveal several characteristics of effective contexts for teaching algorithms and show teachers’ ambitions to address the variation within the student population when selecting contexts that advance students’ algorithmic thinking.
A content analysis of cognitive representations in a ninth-grade science textbook’s chemistry of matter unit: Evidence from Saudi Arabia
Abstract This study analyzed cognitive representations of knowledge from the chemistry of matter unit in a ninth-grade science textbook—the only authorized textbook in Saudi Arabia. It examined…
Integration of Virtual Reality in Secondary STEM Education
- Education2019 IEEE Integrated STEM Education Conference (ISEC)
While the next generation of educational technologies (ET), such as monitor-based (MB) and virtual reality (VR) applications, are still in their infancy, they do show promise for improving education.…
Modélisations de contextes pour l’apprentissage par effets de contextes : un exemple sur le sujet de la géothermie
- MedicineContextes et didactiques
La prise en compte des contextes dans l’enseignement des sciences est un element essentiel pour la comprehension des concepts scientifiques and the motivation des apprenants and nous proposons de modeliser differents contextes geothermiques, et d’en calculer les ecarts.
Temporality of Emotion: Antecedent and Successive Variants of Frustration When Learning Chemistry
Learning science in the middle years can be an emotional experience. In this study, we explored 9th Grade students’ discrete emotions expressed during science activities in a 9-week unit on…
Teachers creating context-based learning environments in science
Context-based science education has led to the transformation of science education in countries all over the world, with changes also visible in learning environments and how these are being shaped.…
The Application of Context-Based Teaching in the Realization of the Program Content “The Decline of Pollinators”
In terms of the quantity and quality of knowledge acquired by the students in the tested teaching field, the experimental didactic model of context-based teaching proved to be more effective than the traditional lecturing model.