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Computer Science in Primary Schools – Not Possible, But Necessary?!

  • Ernestine Bischof
  • Barbara Sabitzer
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7013)

Abstract

This paper reports on the main results obtained by an Austrian initiative attempting to broaden the pupils’ view on Computer Science / Informatics and to create interest in the subject. Pupils from primary school up to upper secondary school obtained lectures by university teachers spread over a period of one and a half year. This paper presents one of the lectures and reports the results obtained in primary schools compared with results from other grades.

Keywords

CS unplugged primary school evaluation view on CS 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ernestine Bischof
    • 1
  • Barbara Sabitzer
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für InformatiksystemeAlpen-Adria Universiät KlagenfurtKlagenfurt am WörtherseeAustria

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