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IT8007 - Research in Computing Education

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Course content

Advanced research issues related to Computing Education. The course includes the study of challenges and approaches to computing education in different educational contexts, identifying differences and commonalities.

Learning outcome

Students are expected to gain knowledge, competencies and skills needed to participate and set up research in the area of Computing Education.
Knowledge: In-depth knowledge of research in computing education. Students are expected to gain advanced knowledge about the state of the art in computing education, including research and practice, in terms of theories, methods, and technology.
Skills: Ability to apply the acquired knowledge as part of the student's PhD program.
General competence: Ability to reflect over the subject in relation to the student's PhD work and in a broader social context.

Learning methods and activities

Seminars, colloquia and self-study as agreed. The seminars and colloquia will be concentrated over one week, to promote community building and knowledge exchange. Self-study activities will take place before and after the intensive course week.

Prior to the course week, the students will prepare and submit a research plan in the area of IT education. The students discuss and improve the plan during the course week and re-submit it as the exam assignment of the course (pass/fail).

Participation to seminars and colloquia is compulsory.

Course materials

The syllabus is based on research papers in Computing Education. The more detailed syllabus will be defined in collaboration with the presenters and will be available in time for preparatory reading.

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Computer Science
  • Pedagogical knowledge
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Computer Science

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Examination

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