9780415645379

Improving Computer Science Education

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  • ISBN13:

    9780415645379

  • ISBN10:

    0415645379

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2/14/2013
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Summary

Improving Computer Science Educationexamines suitable theoretical frameworks for conceptualizing teaching and learning computer science. This highly useful textbook provides numerous examples of practical, real world" applications of major computer science information topics, such as: Spreadsheets Multimedia/Hypermedia Databases Programming Each chapter concludes with a section that summarzies recommendations for teacher professional development. Traditionally, computer science education has been skills-focused and disconnected from the reality students face after they leave the classroom. Improving Computer Science Educationmakes the subject matter useful and meaningful by connecting it explicitly to students' everyday lives.

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