Guide to Teaching Computer Science An Activity-Based Approach

Demonstrating that computer science learning and teaching processes can be fun, thought-provoking and stimulating, this unique textbook presents both a conceptual framework and detailed implementation guidelines for computer science (CS) teaching. This highly-anticipated new edition has been updated...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Hazzan, Orit, Lapidot, Tami (Author), Ragonis, Noa (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: London Springer London 2014, 2014
Edition:2nd ed. 2014
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction – What Is This Guide About?
  • Active Learning and the Active-Learning-Based Teaching Model
  • Overview of the Discipline of Computer Science
  • Research in Computer Science Education
  • Problem-Solving Strategies
  • Learners’ Alternative Conceptions
  • Teaching Methods in Computer Science Education
  • Lab-Based Teaching
  • Types of Questions in Computer Science Education
  • Assessment
  • Teaching Planning
  • Integrated View at the MTCS Course Organization: The Case of Recursion
  • Getting Experience in Computer Science Education
  • Design of Methods of Teaching Computer Science Course
  • High School Computer Science Teacher Preparation Programs
  • Epilogue