Applying Studio-Based Learning Methodology in Computer Science Education to Improve 21st Century Skills

  • Blanca J. PoloEmail author
  • Paula Alexandra SilvaEmail author
  • Martha E. CrosbyEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10925)


While new generations of students tend to isolate themselves from the world by surrounding themselves with electronics, companies demand that their employees be people-oriented with a high degree of social skills. In a world where the reliance on distance education further fosters isolation, Studio-Based Learning may be the tool to provide students with the much demanded 21st century skills.


Studio based learning Soft skills Computer science education Online education 



This research was funded by National Science Foundation grant CNS-0939157. The work of the second author was developed under the support of the Research Program “CeNTER - Community-led Territorial Innovation” (CENTRO-01-0145-FEDER-000002), funded by Programa Operacional Regional do Centro (CENTRO 2020), PT2020.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.The University of Hawaiʻi, Leeward Community CollegePearl CityUSA
  2. 2.DigiMedia Research CentreUniversity of AveiroAveiroPortugal
  3. 3.The University of Hawaiʻi at MānoaHonoluluUSA

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