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Technology Enhanced Learning for Computer Science Education: A regional STEM Widening Access Case Study

Sterritt, Roy, Campbell, Julie, Bond, Raymond, Moore, George, Trombino, Giuseppe, Fraser, Simon, Cleland, Brian and Hanna, Paul (2014) Technology Enhanced Learning for Computer Science Education: A regional STEM Widening Access Case Study. In: The 2014 International Conference on Frontiers in Education: Computer Science and Computer Engineering (FECS'14). CSREA Press. 7 pp. [Conference contribution]

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Abstract

The paper details a regional widening access STEM initiative in utilizing computing programming for RaspberryPI, Arduino, Lego Mindstorms and Quadcopters in a Continuing Professional Development (CPD) course targeted at IT teachers from schools with a demographic that aligns with the University’s widening access strategy. The paper reports on the results from a “Teach The Teachers” approach and their views of Technology Enhanced Learning for Computer Science Education before and after the CPD course.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Paper)
Faculties and Schools:Ulster Business School > Department of Management and Leadership
Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Computing and Mathematics
Ulster Business School
Research Institutes and Groups:Computer Science Research Institute > Smart Environments
Computer Science Research Institute
ID Code:29781
Deposited By: Mr Roy Sterritt
Deposited On:10 Nov 2014 16:12
Last Modified:10 Nov 2014 16:12

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