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Teaching Software Engineering Principles in Programming and Non-Programming Activities at Schools

Claus Pahl, Ilenia Fronza
2020 Software Engineering im Unterricht der Hochschulen  
We discuss two types of situations for teaching software engineering principles that we covered in a number of publications.  ...  Software engineering principles are relevant to students at school, irrespective of whether they will become professional developers.  ...  [6] looked at the need for teaching Software Engineering (SE) principles in schools.  ... 
dblp:conf/seuh/PahlF20 fatcat:eqciifkwkbhn7gtqflieez765m

A Roadmap for Technology Literacy and a Vehicle for Getting There: Educational Robotics and the TeRK Project

Illah Nourbakhsh, Emily Hamner, Tom Lauwers, Debra Bernstein, Carl Disalvo
2006 ROMAN 2006 - The 15th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication  
We also describe our current efforts to design appropriate technologies and apply them at the middle school, high school, and college levels.  ...  We propose a roadmap by which robotics applications can enliven technology education and capture the interest of new students.  ...  Students will be encouraged to use the capabilities of the Qwerk board to explore kinetic modes of expression by producing robotic sculptures that move and make sound, learning basic engineering principles  ... 
doi:10.1109/roman.2006.314465 dblp:conf/ro-man/NourbakhshHLBD06 fatcat:t7f4mcafwbcjbbrq7r4254yxfu

Implementation and evaluation of a remote seminar on the pedagogical use of educational robotics

Tzimopoulos Nikos, 1o Gymnasioum Syrou, ITYE DIOFANTUS, Syros 84100, Greece, Provelengios Petros, Iosofidou Maria, Educational Coordinator, PDE South Aegean, Syros 84100, Greece, Primary School Poseidwnias, PDE South Aegean, Syros 84100, Greece
2021 Advances in Mobile Learning Educational Research  
There is a growing interest in the use of educational robotics in teaching practice.  ...  This article describes distance teacher training for educational robotics' pedagogical use, e.g., the planning, the implementation, and the evaluation by the teachers involved.  ...  Educational robotics (ER) kits or robots in Preschool Education offer a playful and enjoyable experience to young children to engage in STEM activities by constructing robots with or without software applications  ... 
doi:10.25082/amler.2021.02.001 fatcat:hedrpvur7vdjziji3bt5ynvbcq

Explicating the Characteristics of STEM Teaching and Learning: A Metasynthesis

Sandra B. Nite, Aggie STEM, Texas A&M University, Mary Margaret Capraro, Robert M. Capraro, Ali Bicer, Aggie STEM, Texas A&M University, Aggie STEM, Texas A&M University, Aggie STEM, Texas A&M University
2017 Journal of STEM Teacher Education  
This metasynthesis focused on STEM teaching and learning practices in middle and high school classrooms and in informal settings. Research artifacts between 2005 and 2012 were examined.  ...  Artifact Selection Procedures Our comprehensive search of STEM practices in teaching middle and high school was conducted using the following search terms: "STEM practice" OR teaching OR learning OR education  ...  Students who were engaged in STEM PBL increased their use of database software; robotics and programming; modeling; computer game development; and communication technologies such as blogs, podcasting,  ... 
doi:10.30707/jste52.1nite fatcat:wnlki4qa25dkbmvpvq2gb6bg5q

Parents as Learning Partners in the Development of Technological Fluency

Brigid Barron, Caitlin Kennedy Martin, Lori Takeuchi, Rachel Fithian
2009 International Journal of Learning and Media  
This research was supported by grants from the National Science Foundation (REC-238524, REC-354453) awarded to the first author and to the LIFE center (http://life-slc.org/).  ...  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions expressed are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the sponsoring agencies.  ...  In middle school, she began using software like FrontPage for website design.  ... 
doi:10.1162/ijlm.2009.0021 fatcat:gj223347jfefvb7xbfpqt4ziye

The Effect of a Classroom-Based Intensive Robotics and Programming Workshop on Sequencing Ability in Early Childhood

Elizabeth R. Kazakoff, Amanda Sullivan, Marina U. Bers
2012 Early Childhood Education Journal  
This paper examines the impact of programming robots on sequencing ability during a 1-week intensive robotics workshop at an early childhood STEM magnet school in the Harlem area of New York City.  ...  The group of children who participated in the 1-week robotics and programming workshop experienced significant increases in post-test compared to pre-test sequencing scores.  ...  The authors would like to thank the DevTech Research Group, participating school, teachers, and children, and members of Tufts Spring 2012 CD143 course.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10643-012-0554-5 fatcat:edkldgjisra4lgzntmol42y6nq

Web Based and Online Applications in STEM Education

Chrysovalantis Kefalis, Athanasios Drigas
2019 International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy (iJEP)  
In this paper we present the latest trends in web-based and online STEM education.  ...  Abstract— STEM is an educational approach to the integration of science, mathematics, engineering and technology which are taught as nunnery through real life-inspired activities.  ...  Hostovecky et. al. developed a software to detect key knowledge and skills of students in primary and secondary schools in Slovakia and the Czech Republic.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijep.v9i4.10691 fatcat:sagddl7hkbb3pch7kiuwqzs6z4

Learning Tools and Applications for Cognitive Improvement

Athanasios Drigas, Maria Karyotaki
2014 International Journal of Engineering Pedagogy (iJEP)  
ICTs in coordination with a concrete pedagogical framework may provide students and teachers flexible, engaging, cost-effective and above all, personalized learning experiences, which focus on the adoption  ...  Latest trends in learning technologies verify of the fact that they are indispensable for students' cognitive improvement.  ...  Hsu et al. made an exploratory case study of ICTs and mobile device implementation process in three middle school science classrooms.  ... 
doi:10.3991/ijep.v4i3.3665 fatcat:p7ao7cwxmjabnpxd5j7gad7ooe

Education and Communication for the Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission [chapter]

Patricia H. Reiff, Troy D. Cline
2016 Magnetospheric Multiscale  
programs and materials for teachers, targeted activities and materials for underserved groups, and intensive experiences for future scientists and engineers.  ...  Our plan includes creation and dissemination of educational software, podcasts and vodcasts, planetarium shows, teacher and student activities, 3D models, social media and smartphone apps.  ...  The time frame when women and minorities typically lose their interest in science is in middle school (CAWMSET 2000) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-94-024-0861-4_21 fatcat:pxftrwmzcraazjjeoa6avpfxx4

Education and Communication for the Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission

Patricia H. Reiff, Troy D. Cline
2015 Space Science Reviews  
programs and materials for teachers, targeted activities and materials for underserved groups, and intensive experiences for future scientists and engineers.  ...  Our plan includes creation and dissemination of educational software, podcasts and vodcasts, planetarium shows, teacher and student activities, 3D models, social media and smartphone apps.  ...  The time frame when women and minorities typically lose their interest in science is in middle school (CAWMSET 2000) .  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11214-015-0166-7 fatcat:ohsgk2yclbfb5eo774i25xipyq

Computational Thinking in Education: Where does it Fit? A systematic literary review [article]

James Lockwood, Aidan Mooney
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Of encouragement to educators is the wealth of tools and resources being developed to help teach CT as well as more and more work relating to curriculum development.  ...  For those teachers looking to incorporate CT into their schools or classes then there are bountiful options which include programming, hands-on exercises and more.  ...  The collaboration occurred over five semesters with courses in Software Engineering and Blogging and Social media being the first delivered.  ... 
arXiv:1703.07659v3 fatcat:3cb4ebwovrbj3pkz5bqjhz77je

Operational Release Of Activity Plan

Nikoleta Yiannoutsou, Chronis Kynigos, Christina Todorova, Julian M. Angel-Fernandez, Dimitris Diamantidis, Giannis Baras, Carina Girvan, Lisamarie Schuster, Christoph Hackenberger, Ivaylo Gueorguiev, Mavrantzas Nikolaos, Marios Xenos (+3 others)
2018 Zenodo  
This deliverable addresses the second year of work in Work Package 4: "Pedagogical Design and Innovation for Educational Robotics".  ...  Furthermore, as we mentioned in D.4.1 the activity plan template was developed by UoA-ETL with the aim to provide tools to the stakeholders of educational robotics to design activity plans that integrate  ...  like ESI CEE and AL and they are delivered in school not by the school teachers but by the external partners.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1473649 fatcat:wra6pnohxjhj7jewksurvcgkgq

Information Technology and Art: Concepts and State of the Practice [chapter]

Salah Uddin Ahmed, Cristoforo Camerano, Luigi Fortuna, Mattia Frasca, Letizia Jaccheri
2009 Handbook of Multimedia for Digital Entertainment and Arts  
We do this by reviewing literature and reflecting and comparing our experiences from participation in five art projects.  ...  In this context we explore the intersection of IT and art to understand different entities that are involved in the intersection.  ...  All the concepts and the theories studied by Wolpert and Gallese are often used in robotics because of the increasing trend to combine art and bio-inspired robotics.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-89024-1_25 fatcat:twq5rib2x5h5ranonguz7df4iq

MakerSpace to Capstone: Plans and Progress Towards an Integrated K-12 Design Thinking and STEAM Curriculum

Tamarah Henderson, Peter Vogel, Meghan Campagna
2017 International Journal of Designs for Learning  
From the MakerSpace in Lower Division, to the Elder Digital Lab and the Smith Fabrication Studio in Middle Division, to the Best Design Studio and Lasher Design Studio in the Upper Division, we are focused  ...  Berkeley Preparatory School is dedicated to preparing students for an ever-changing future.  ...  There is also a robot cage for the Vex robots utilized by the science classes.  ... 
doi:10.14434/ijdl.v8i1.22664 fatcat:goi47lroczby5ppb3axjr6xelu

Best Practices And Requirements

Julian M. Angel-Fernandez, Lara Lammer, Chronis Kynigos, Ivaylo Gueorguiev, Pavel Varbanov, Wilfried Lepuschitz, Annalise Duca, Joanna Pullicino, Marianthi Grizioti, Nikoleta Yiannoutsou, Sofia Nikitopoulou, Carina Girvan (+1 others)
2018 Zenodo  
It will bring the educational robotics community forward by creating processes, tools and artefacts that allow the use of robots in learning spaces so that a creative and critical use of educational robotics  ...  This deliverable presents the process that was executed to determine best practices and requirements in educational robotics.  ...  Hummingbird is a great way to introduce kids to robotics and engineering with construction materials that they are already familiar with and combined with easy-to-use software environments such as Scratch  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1471327 fatcat:yr6rmra5pjhnjhmutltsac6qfy
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