EDEM665

Special Topic: Teaching Computer Programming

30 points

Not offered 2019, offered in 2018

For further information see School of Educational Studies and Leadership

Description

This course aims to equip participants to teach programming as part of the Digital Technologies/ Computational Thinking in the New Zealand curriculum that is to be introduced in 2018 to both primary and secondary schools. Students will explore what computer programming is, and various approaches to teaching it. Participants will develop research skills and investigate theories and practices in programming education.

Pre-requisites

Subject to approval of the Head of School