Now that computing science has "come of age" as a subject taught at all levels in the UK and elsewhere in the world, we welcome you to the Centre for CS Education, a group of researchers and practitioners exploring and promoting CS education for everyone. Find out what we're doing by looking over our pages.
06 DecEthel talks about her PhD thesis which she is just wrapping up, sharing some outcomes and critical thoughts about the nature of transfer from one programming language to another.
29 NovJack leads a theoretical discussion on the nature of interventions and remedial courses in a university context.
22 NovSarah leads a follow-up discussion on what theories, models and frameworks are, based on a previous CCSE reading group session, and uses Passey's 2020 paper as a vehicle.
20 NovEthel's paper entitled "Evaluating a Pedagogy for Improving Conceptual Transfer and Understanding in a Second Programming Language Learning Context" was named as a runner-up for the conference's best paper this year.
17 NovSeveral CCSE members were successful in publishing papers at Koli Calling 2021, a prestigious Computing Science Education conference.
Community of Practice and Public Engagement
The Centre for Computing Science Education brings together academics, researchers and students across the University, particularly the Schools of Computing Science, Education, Psychology and Business, as well as those outside, including industry, the Scottish Qualifications Authority, and Education Scotland.