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

  title={Fostering computational thinking in engineering education: Challenges, examples, and best practices},
  author={S. Gross and M. Kim and Joachim Schlosser and Coorous Mohtadi and Dan Lluch and D. Schneider},
  journal={2014 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON)},
  • S. Gross, M. Kim, +3 authors D. Schneider
  • Published 2014
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • 2014 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON)
  • 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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