Mr Peter Donaldson
- Lecturer in Computing Science and Education (Education)
- Affiliate (Computing Science)
telephone: 0141 330 7426
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.
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)
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
2017-18 Three final year students for the undergraduate BTech Ed programme
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.