Teaching Fundamentals Concepts of Informatics

4th International Conference on Informatics in Secondary Schools - Evolution and Perspectives, ISSEP 2010, Zurich, Switzerland, January 13-15, 2010. Proceedings

  • Juraj Hromkovič
  • Richard Královič
  • Jan Vahrenhold
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5941)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
  2. Valentina Dagienė
    Pages 1-12
  3. Amiram Yehudai
    Pages 35-35
  4. Michal Armoni, Tamar Benaya, David Ginat, Ela Zur
    Pages 36-48
  5. Ofra Brandes, Tamar Vilner, Ela Zur
    Pages 49-60
  6. Philipp Brauner, Thiemo Leonhardt, Martina Ziefle, Ulrik Schroeder
    Pages 61-71
  7. Michal Forišek, Monika Steinová
    Pages 86-99
  8. Lucia Keller, Dennis Komm, Giovanni Serafini, Andreas Sprock, Björn Steffen
    Pages 112-123
  9. Johannes Magenheim, Wolfgang Nelles, Thomas Rhode, Niclas Schaper
    Pages 124-135
  10. Roland T. Mittermeir, Ernestine Bischof, Karin Hodnigg
    Pages 143-154
  11. Michela Pedroni, Bertrand Meyer
    Pages 155-169
  12. Monika Steinová, Juliana Šišková
    Pages 170-181
  13. Back Matter

About these proceedings

Introduction

The International Conference on Informatics in Secondary Schools: Evolution and Perspective (ISSEP) is an emerging forum for researchers and practitioners in the area of computer science education with a focus on secondary schools. The ISSEP series started in 2005 in Klagenfurt, and continued in 2006 in Vilnius, and in 2008 in Torun. ´ The 4th ISSEP took part in Zurich. This volume presents 4 of the 5 invited talks and 14 regular contributions chosen from 32 submissions to ISSEP 2010. The ISSEP conference series is devoted to all aspects of computer science teaching. In the preface of the proceedings of ISSEP 2006, Roland Mittermeir wrote: “ISSEP aims at educating ‘informatics proper’ by showing the beauty of the discipline, hoping to create interest in a later professional career in c- puting, and it will give answers di?erent from the opinion of those who used to familiarize pupils with the basics of ICT in order to achieve computer lit- acy for the young generation. ” This is an important message at this time, when several countries have reduced teaching informatics to educating about current softwarepackagesthatchangefromyeartoyear. ThegoalofISSEPistosupport teaching of the basic concepts and methods of informatics, thereby making it a subject in secondary schools that is comparable in depth and requirements with mathematics or natural sciences. As we tried to present in our book “Algori- mic Adventures.

Keywords

computer games computer science computer science education education edutainment information technology programming languages scientific education teaching computer science teaching informatics teaching programming

Editors and affiliations

  • Juraj Hromkovič
    • 1
  • Richard Královič
    • 2
  • Jan Vahrenhold
    • 3
  1. 1.ETH Zürich, Informationstechnologie und Ausbildung, CAB F 16, Universitätstrasse 6,ZürichSwitzerland
  2. 2.ETH Zürich, Informationstechnologie und Ausbildung, CAB F 13.1, Universitätstrasse 6,ZürichSwitzerland
  3. 3.Foundations of Computer Science and Computer Science Education Group, Chair of Algorithm Engineering, Faculty of Computer ScienceTechnische Universität Dortmund,DortmundGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-11376-5
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2010
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Computer Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-11375-8
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-11376-5
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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