Mr Peter Donaldson

  • Lecturer in Computing Science and Education (Education)
  • Affiliate (Computing Science)

telephone: 0141 330 7426
email: Peter.Donaldson.2@glasgow.ac.uk

Biography

Peter Donaldson is a Lecturer in Computing Science and Education and a member of the Curriculum, Assessment & Pedagogy Research & Teaching Group within the School of Education

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Selected publications

Cutts, Q., Connor, R., Michaelson, G. and Donaldson, P. (2014) Code or (Not Code): Separating Formal and Natural Language in CS Education. In: 9th Workshop in Primary and Secondary Computing Education, Berlin, Germany, 5-7 Nov 2014, pp. 20-28. ISBN 9781450332507 (doi:10.1145/2670757.2670780)

Cutts, Q. , Robertson, J., Donaldson, P. and O’Donnell, L. (2017) An evaluation of a professional learning network for computer science teachers. Computer Science Education, 27(1), pp. 30-53. (doi:10.1080/08993408.2017.1315958)

Grants

2017 Welsh Government and University of Wales Trinity St David, researcher on the CAMAU project in the area of Science and Technology

2017 Royal Society, review and report on the potential of data science and machine learning in primary and secondary schools

Supervision

Under Supervision

2017-18  Three final year students for the undergraduate BTech Ed programme

Teaching

I teach on the 1st year Education and Society course and on Education and Society 2, where I'm also the course leader. I recently redeveloped the Technologies curriculum area for Education in Practice 3 and 4 for Primary students studying on the Masters of Education programme and the PGDE programme. Finally I'm a tutor for Understanding Learning and Teaching and a PGDE school experience tutor for the Falkirk area.

All publications

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2018

Cutts, Q. and Donaldson, P. (2018) Investigating attitudes towards learning CS. In: Sentance, S., Barendsen, E. and Schulte, C. (eds.) Computer Science Education: Perspectives on Teaching and Learning in School. Bloomsbury Academic: London, pp. 39-55. ISBN 9781350057111 (In Press)

2017

Cutts, Q. , Patitsas, E., Cole, E., Donaldson, P. , Alshaigy, B., Gutica, M., Hellas, A., Larraza-Mendiluze, E., McCartney, R. and Riedesel, C. (2017) Early Developmental Activities and Computing Proficiency. Other. Association for Computing Machinery. (In Press)

Donaldson, P. , Ntarmos, N. and Portelli, K. (2017) A Systematic Review of the Potential of Machine Learning and Data Science in Primary and Secondary Education. Discussion Paper. Royal Scociety. (Accepted for Publication)

Cutts, Q. , Robertson, J., Donaldson, P. and O’Donnell, L. (2017) An evaluation of a professional learning network for computer science teachers. Computer Science Education, 27(1), pp. 30-53. (doi:10.1080/08993408.2017.1315958)

2014

Cutts, Q., Connor, R., Michaelson, G. and Donaldson, P. (2014) Code or (Not Code): Separating Formal and Natural Language in CS Education. In: 9th Workshop in Primary and Secondary Computing Education, Berlin, Germany, 5-7 Nov 2014, pp. 20-28. ISBN 9781450332507 (doi:10.1145/2670757.2670780)

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Number of items: 5.

Articles

Cutts, Q. , Robertson, J., Donaldson, P. and O’Donnell, L. (2017) An evaluation of a professional learning network for computer science teachers. Computer Science Education, 27(1), pp. 30-53. (doi:10.1080/08993408.2017.1315958)

Book Sections

Cutts, Q. and Donaldson, P. (2018) Investigating attitudes towards learning CS. In: Sentance, S., Barendsen, E. and Schulte, C. (eds.) Computer Science Education: Perspectives on Teaching and Learning in School. Bloomsbury Academic: London, pp. 39-55. ISBN 9781350057111 (In Press)

Research Reports or Papers

Cutts, Q. , Patitsas, E., Cole, E., Donaldson, P. , Alshaigy, B., Gutica, M., Hellas, A., Larraza-Mendiluze, E., McCartney, R. and Riedesel, C. (2017) Early Developmental Activities and Computing Proficiency. Other. Association for Computing Machinery. (In Press)

Donaldson, P. , Ntarmos, N. and Portelli, K. (2017) A Systematic Review of the Potential of Machine Learning and Data Science in Primary and Secondary Education. Discussion Paper. Royal Scociety. (Accepted for Publication)

Conference Proceedings

Cutts, Q., Connor, R., Michaelson, G. and Donaldson, P. (2014) Code or (Not Code): Separating Formal and Natural Language in CS Education. In: 9th Workshop in Primary and Secondary Computing Education, Berlin, Germany, 5-7 Nov 2014, pp. 20-28. ISBN 9781450332507 (doi:10.1145/2670757.2670780)

This list was generated on Sat Nov 18 14:45:33 2017 GMT.