All over Europe including Hungary there has been serious disputes for years about teaching informatics, about its goals and its possible contents. In this field the sharpest question is the problem of teaching programming and/or application. Do you need one or the other? If both, what is their accurate proportion? Why might you need either of them? Which age group should be taught which of them? This article is aimed at finding the answer to these questions.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Péter Szlávi
    • 1
  • László Zsakó
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Teacher’s Training in Computer ScienceLorand Eötvös University, Faculty of InformaticsBudapestHungary

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