Conference contribution


Physical computing in computer science education


Publication Details
Author(s): Romeike R, Przybylla M
Editor(s): Schulte, C.; Caspersen, M.; Gal-Ezer, J.
Title edited volumes: ICER 2014 - Proceedings of the 10th Annual International Conference on International Computing Education Research
Publisher: ACM
Publishing place: New York, NY, USA
Publication year: 2014
Conference Proceedings Title: WiPSCE '14 Proceedings of the 9th Workshop in Primary and Secondary Computing Education
Pages range: 136-137
ISBN: 978-1-4503-3250-7

Event details
Event: WiPSCE 2014
Event location: Berlin
Start date of the event: 11/08/2014
End date of the event: 13/08/2014
Language: English

Abstract

Physical computing covers the design and realization of interactive objects and installations and allows students to develop concrete, tangible products of the real world, which arise from the learners' imagination. This can be used in computer science education to provide students with interesting and motivating access to the different topic areas of the subject in constructionist and creative learning environments. The aim of the doctoral thesis is to analyze the phenomenon of physical computing in order to situate possible new contents within the field of computer science education. It will be analyzed what effects physical computing has on student's motivation, creativity, learning success, growth in competences and their understanding of computer science and computing systems. Copyright © 2014 ACM.



How to cite
APA: Romeike, R., & Przybylla, M. (2014). Physical computing in computer science education. In Schulte, C.; Caspersen, M.; Gal-Ezer, J. (Eds.), WiPSCE '14 Proceedings of the 9th Workshop in Primary and Secondary Computing Education (pp. 136-137). New York, NY, USA: ACM.

MLA: Romeike, Ralf, and Mareen Przybylla. "Physical computing in computer science education." Proceedings of the WiPSCE 2014, Berlin Ed. Schulte, C.; Caspersen, M.; Gal-Ezer, J., New York, NY, USA: ACM, 2014. 136-137.

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