Computer Programming Effects in Elementary: Perceptions and Career Aspirations in STEM

  title={Computer Programming Effects in Elementary: Perceptions and Career Aspirations in STEM},
  author={Yune Tran},
  journal={Technology, Knowledge and Learning},
  • Yune Tran
  • Published 12 April 2018
  • Education
  • Technology, Knowledge and Learning
The development of elementary-aged students’ STEM and computer science (CS) literacy is critical in this evolving technological landscape, thus, promoting success for college, career, and STEM/CS professional paths. Research has suggested that elementary-aged students need developmentally appropriate STEM integrated opportunities in the classroom; however, little is known about the potential impact of CS programming and how these opportunities engender positive perceptions, foster confidence… 
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