Inclusion and digital skills:
This week we're looking beyond the technicality of computing and the specific applications of technology or problems we can solve. Instead, we're exploring a bit deeper and examining the relationship between philosophy and computing, and in particular how these two disciplines might complement each other in the classroom.
Joining us today are two digital makers and research scientists with a passion for computing, ecology, and education:
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Why did the programmer get stuck in the shower?
Laura Sach shares some programming jokes to add a touch of humour to your teaching . HW20: Systems and networks, pg. 94.
Pulling the plug on computer-centric teaching
Bonnie Sheppard discusses how computer systems and networks lends itself to an unplugged teaching approach. HW20: Systems and networks, pg. 15.
Methods for teaching networking
Katharine Childs introduces the benefits and challenges from a research review of teaching approaches used in computer networks courses. HW20: Systems and networks, pg. 12-13.
Developing a sense of programming
Alex Hadwen-Bennett shares some key findings from his PhD research exploring how visually impaired learners develop their understanding of programming concepts. HW20: Systems and networks, pg. 76-77.
It all hinges on this question
The CAS Assessment Working Group share how hinge questions can be a powerful assessment-for-learning strategy in the computing classroom. HW20: Systems and networks, pg. 16-17.
Ben Garside suggests inviting a network manager into your classroom to bring networking to life. HW20: Systems and networks, pg. 20.
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