Supporting Computing Educators to Create a Cycle of Teaching and Computing Education Research

Brown, N. C.C., Cutts, Q. , Kallia, M. , Maguire, J. , McNeill, F. and Porter, L. (2021) Supporting Computing Educators to Create a Cycle of Teaching and Computing Education Research. In: United Kingdom and Ireland Computing Education Research (UKICER) conference 2021, Glasgow, United Kingdom, 2-3 September 2021, ISBN 9781450385688 (doi: 10.1145/3481282.3483527)

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Despite a rich history of computing education in the United Kingdom and Ireland, computing educators often rely on the same procedures and teaching practices rather than embrace innovations. Similarly, while a growing collection of literature exists on educational theory and practice in computing education, much of this focuses on the same concepts and concerns. An aspiration is that both these problems can be simultaneously addressed by computing educators adopting a cycle of embracing existing literature when devising teaching practice and then feeding their experience and findings back to the community in a rigorous fashion. Consequently, this panel supports computing educators by acting as advisers on a one-on-one basis to support audience members in discovering or devising their own cycle of teaching practice and computing education research.

Item Type:Conference Proceedings
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Cutts, Professor Quintin and Kallia, Dr Maria and Maguire, Dr Joseph
Authors: Brown, N. C.C., Cutts, Q., Kallia, M., Maguire, J., McNeill, F., and Porter, L.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Computing Science
Published Online:02 September 2021
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2021 Association for Computing Machinery
Publisher Policy:Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher
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