Fostering computational thinking in engineering education: Challenges, examples, and best practices

@article{Gross2014FosteringCT,
  title={Fostering computational thinking in engineering education: Challenges, examples, and best practices},
  author={Sebastian Gross and Mischa Kim and Joachim Schlosser and Coorous Mohtadi and Dan Lluch and Dorian Schneider},
  journal={2014 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON)},
  year={2014},
  pages={450-459}
}
Computational Thinking is a core capability for most engineers. The term summarizes a set of skills needed to transform real-life challenges into problems that can be solved with the help of a computer and to apply computer-based solutions to questions at hand. This mindset is fundamental to almost every engineering task. However, teaching Computational Thinking is a great challenge for educators worldwide. In designing and implementing university curricula, one has to take an increasing number… CONTINUE READING

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