Hodges, Charles B.

Emerging Research, Practice, and Policy on Computational Thinking

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Table of contents

Part I. K-12 Education

1. Learning Computational Skills in uCode@UWG: Challenges and Recommendations
Adriana D’Alba, Kim C. Huett

2. Making Computer Science Attractive to High School Girls with Computational Thinking Approaches: A Case Study
Oshani Seneviratne

3. Understanding African-American Students’ Problem-Solving Ability in the Precalculus and Advanced Placement Computer Science Classroom
Cristal Jones-Harris, Gregory Chamblee

4. Computational Thinking as an Interdisciplinary Approach to Computer Science School Curricula: A German Perspective
Jan Delcker, Dirk Ifenthaler

5. Proto-computational Thinking: The Uncomfortable Underpinnings
Deborah Tatar, Steve Harrison, Michael Stewart, Chris Frisina, Peter Musaeus

Part II. Higher Education

6. Medical Computational Thinking: Computer Scientific Reasoning in the Medical Curriculum
Peter Musaeus, Deborah Tatar, Michael Rosen

7. Integrating Computational Thinking in Discrete Structures
Gerard Rambally

8. A Computational Approach to Learning Programming Using Visual Programming in a Developing Country University
Ago MacGranaky Quaye, Salihu Ibrahim Dasuki

9. Creating and Evaluating a Visual Programming Course Based on Student Experience
Kadir Yucel Kaya, Kursat Cagiltay

10. Using Model-Based Learning to Promote Computational Thinking Education
Hong P. Liu, Sirani M. Perera, Jerry W. Klein

Part III. Teacher Development

11. Teaching Computational Thinking Patterns in Rural Communities
Carla Hester Croff

12. Teacher Transformations in Developing Computational Thinking: Gaming and Robotics Use in After-School Settings
Alan Buss, Ruben Gamboa

13. Computational Thinking in Teacher Education
Aman Yadav, Sarah Gretter, Jon Good, Tamika McLean

14. Computational Thinking Conceptions and Misconceptions: Progression of Preservice Teacher Thinking During Computer Science Lesson Planning
Olgun Sadik, Anne-Ottenbreit Leftwich, Hamid Nadiruzzaman

15. The Code ABC MOOC: Experiences from a Coding and Computational Thinking MOOC for Finnish Primary School Teachers
Tarmo Toikkanen, Teemu Leinonen

Part IV. Assessing Computational Thinking

16. Assessing Computational Thinking Across the Curriculum
Julie Mueller, Danielle Beckett, Eden Hennessey, Hasan Shodiev

17. Assessing Algorithmic and Computational Thinking in K-12: Lessons from a Middle School Classroom
Shuchi Grover

Part V. Computational Thinking Tools

18. Principles of Computational Thinking Tools
Alexander Repenning, Ashok R. Basawapatna, Nora A. Escherle

19. Exploring Strengths and Weaknesses in Middle School Students’ Computational Thinking in Scratch
Kevin Lawanto, Kevin Close, Clarence Ames, Sarah Brasiel

20. Measuring Computational Thinking Development with the FUN! Tool
Sarah Brasiel, Kevin Close, Soojeong Jeong, Kevin Lawanto, Phil Janisiewicz, Taylor Martin

Part VI. Policy

21. Reenergizing CS0 in China
Tien-Yo (Tim) Pan

22. Computational Thinking: Efforts in Korea
Miran Lee

23. A Future-Focused Education: Designed to Create the Innovators of Tomorrow
Laurie F. Ruberg, Aileen Owens

24. Computational Participation: Teaching Kids to Create and Connect Through Code
Yasmin B. Kafai, Quinn Burke

Keywords: Education, Educational Technology, Learning & Instruction, Computers and Education

Publication year
Educational Communications and Technology: Issues and Innovations
Page amount
27 pages
Upbringing, Education
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