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Informatics in Schools. Sustainable Informatics Education for Pupils of all Ages

6th International Conference on Informatics in Schools: Situation, Evolution, and Perspectives, ISSEP 2013, Oldenburg, Germany, February 26 -- March 2, 2013, Proceedings

Diethelm, Ira, Mittermeir, Roland T. (Eds.)

2013, XII, 209 p. 56 illus.

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  • Discusses trends in pre-tertiary education
  • Up-to-date information on sustainable informatics education for pupils of all ages
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Informatics in Schools: Situation, Evolution, and Perspectives, ISSEP 2013, held in Oldenburg, Germany, in February/March 2013.

The 15 full papers included in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 48 submissions; in addition the book contains two keynote talks in full-paper length. The contributions are organized in topical sections named: from computer usage to computational thinking; algorithmic and computational thinking; games; informatics in the context of other disciplines; and competence-based learning and retention of competencies.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » algorithmic problems - informatics standards - location-based games - secondary schools - situated learning

Related subjects » General Issues - Learning & Instruction - Science Education - Software Engineering

Table of contents 

The Darmstadt Model: A First Step towards a Research Framework for Computer Science Education in Schools.- Computer Science in Secondary Schools in the UK: Ways to Empower Teachers.- From Computer Usage to Computational Thinking Informatics in the French Secondary Curricula: Recent Moves and Perspectives.- Informatics for All High School Students: A Computational Thinking Approach.- Novice Difficulties with Interleaved Pattern Composition.- Blind Pupils Begin to Solve Algorithmic Problems.- Location-Based Games in Informatics Education.- Using Computer Games as Programming Assignments for University Students and Secondary School Pupils.- Informatics in the Context of Other Disciplines The Context-Based Approach IniK in Light of Situated and Constructive Learning Theories.- “Archaeology of Information” in the Primary School.- The Contribution of Computer Science to Learning Computational Physics.- Computer Modeling with Delphi: Constructionism and IBL in Practice and Motivation for Studying STEM.- Learning Fields in Vocational IT Education – How Teachers Interpret the Concept.- Competence Measurement and Informatics Standards in Secondary Education.- On Competence-Based Learning and Neuroscience.- Categorization of Pictures in Tasks of the Bebras Contest.- Research-Based Learning Revisited: On Using a Delphi Process in Informatics Teacher Education.

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