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  /  
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COMP_SCI 397: Computer Science Education

Quarter Offered

Winter : 3:30-4:50 TuTh ; Horn

Prerequisites

COMP_SCI 211

Description

This course introduces the field of Computer Science Education from the perspective of the Learning Sciences, Educational Psychology, and CS Education. The course places an emphasis on diversity and inclusion, pedagogical approaches to improving learning, creative applications of computing, and the integration of CS across multiple disciplines. The course includes an optional practicum experience working in a K-12 classroom, informal learning space, or college-level classroom.

Topics:

  • Computational Thinking
  • Computational Literacy and Critical Computational Literacy
  • Culture and Identity
  • Critical Race Theory
  • Ethics in Computing
  • Integration of CS across multiple disciplines
  • Assessing Learning
  • Pedagogical Approaches

 

INSTRUCTOR: Prof. Michael Horn