Didactics of computer science

Course Code :6231OIWINF
Study domain:Instructional and educational
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:36
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Ellen Vandervieren
Filip Moons

3. Course contents *

Part of the classes are devoted to basic skills regarding preparing computer science lessons and evaluating.

Two classes are devoted to topics in computer science that students will have to teach during their school practice but have not studied themselves yet.

The remaining classes deal with some of the themes in the following list

  • tasks of an ICT coordinator
  • computer science and ICT in middle school
  • computer science in junior high school
  • computer science in computer oriented programs in high school
  • learning trajectories
  • ethical questions
  • opinions regarding education in computer science
  • education in computer science in other countries and in the past