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CS Unplugged Assisted by Digital Materials for Handicapped People at Schools

  • Hiroki Manabe
  • Susumu Kanemune
  • Mitaro Namiki
  • Yoshiaki Nakano
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7013)

Abstract

We report practice lessons in ‘Computer Science Unplugged’ (CS Unplugged) with assisted digital materials. CS Unplugged involves physical or group activities that lead students to computer science, and it is an excellent method of informatics education for beginners. However, such activities are not always easy for all students. Therefore, we designed various digital materials to assist handicapped students with such activities. We also adopted these to the lessons of CS Unplugged at a vocational training school for the disabled. As a result, we observed that the materials effectively assisted students with their lessons.

Keywords

Computer Science computer science unplugged informatics education 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hiroki Manabe
    • 1
    • 2
  • Susumu Kanemune
    • 1
  • Mitaro Namiki
    • 3
  • Yoshiaki Nakano
    • 1
  1. 1.Osaka Electro-Communication UniversityJapan
  2. 2.Hadano-Sogo High SchoolJapan
  3. 3.Tokyo University of Agriculture and TechnologyJapan

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