Encyclopedia of Education and Information Technologies

2020 Edition
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Computing Education, Practices in

  • Peter MicheuzEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-10576-1_259



Writing a contribution about practices of computing education is an intriguing but inherently challenging task, and an entire encyclopedia for itself could be elaborated on this subject.

One aspect of this endeavor is the abundance of teaching methods and approaches in classroom settings, and the other is, generally seen, the phenomenon of learning itself and in special teaching and learning in the field of computing. This is still far from being as settled and resting in itself as other traditional disciplines (e.g., languages, mathematics, science subjects, the humanities, arts, and music). As a consequence the following comprehensive summary cannot go into the detail of singular practices in classroom teaching but puts emphasis on an attempt to structure a very wide field without omitting its theoretical foundations.

In contrast to theoretical and prescriptive issues of...

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  1. 1.Department of Informatics DidacticsAlpen-Adria-UniversityKlagenfurtAustria

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  • Sigrid Schubert
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  1. 1.Faculty Science and TechnologyUniversity of SiegenSiegenGermany