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posted on 16.05.2022, 13:26 authored by Ana Calderon, Tom Crick, Catherine Tryfona

This paper presents the results of a preliminary investigation into how the teaching of computational thinking -- particularly algorithmic thinking and programming -- to university undergraduate students varies depending on aptitude and perceived enjoyment of STEM subjects during their secondary-level (pre-university) education. We investigated a specific component of computational thinking, algorithmic thinking, comparing against a student's ability to develop knowledge and understanding of introductory programming 

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Presented at

Conference Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Thinking Education 2017

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Published in

Conference Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Thinking Education 2017

Publisher

The Education University of Hong Kong

Version

VoR (Version of Record)

Citation

Calderon, A., Catherine, T. and Crick, T.(2017) 'An investigation into susceptibility to learn computational thinking in post-compulsory education', In Kong, S. C., Sheldon, J., & Li, K. Y. (Eds.) Conference Proceedings of International Conference on Computational Thinking Education 2017. Hong Kong: The Education University of Hong Kong, pp. 6-9

ISBN

978-988-77034-4-0

Cardiff Met Affiliation

  • Cardiff School of Technologies

Cardiff Met Authors

Ana Calderon Catherine Tryfona

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en