No Cover Image

Conference contribution 24 views 9 downloads

Computing at school: Stimulating computing education in the UK / Tom Crick; Sue Sentance

Proceedings of 11th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research, Pages: 122 - 123

Swansea University Author: Crick, Tom

DOI (Published version): 10.1145/2094131.2094158

Abstract

In this paper, we present the development of Computing At School (CAS), a UK membership association established in 2008 to promote and support the teaching of Computing and related disciplines in UK schools. Its membership is broad and includes teachers, parents, examiners, university faculty, profe...

Full description

Published in: Proceedings of 11th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research
ISBN: 978-1-4503-1052-9
Published: Koli, Finland ACM 2011
Online Access: https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=2094131.2094158
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa43397
Tags: Add Tag
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
first_indexed 2018-08-14T15:01:05Z
last_indexed 2018-10-15T19:17:24Z
id cronfa43397
recordtype SURis
fullrecord <?xml version="1.0"?><rfc1807><datestamp>2018-10-15T14:58:16Z</datestamp><bib-version>v2</bib-version><id>43397</id><entry>2018-08-14</entry><title>Computing at school: Stimulating computing education in the UK</title><alternativeTitle></alternativeTitle><author>Tom Crick</author><firstname>Tom</firstname><surname>Crick</surname><active>true</active><ORCID>0000-0001-5196-9389</ORCID><ethesisStudent>false</ethesisStudent><sid>200c66ef0fc55391f736f6e926fb4b99</sid><email>9971fd6d74987b78a0d7fce128f8c721</email><emailaddr>z93Ri4T5hwMLTfh+6XG11n2HZhUyFASdV1DFdgIIhKs=</emailaddr><date>2018-08-14</date><deptcode>EDUC</deptcode><abstract>In this paper, we present the development of Computing At School (CAS), a UK membership association established in 2008 to promote and support the teaching of Computing and related disciplines in UK schools. Its membership is broad and includes teachers, parents, examiners, university faculty, professional societies and industry.CAS was born out of a serious concern that many students in the UK are disengaging from Computing as a discipline. The goal of CAS is to put the excitement back into Computing at school, as well as to influence Computing education policy in the UK, especially improving the wider perception of the discipline and its position within the STEM subject area.</abstract><type>Conference contribution</type><journal>Proceedings of 11th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research</journal><volume/><journalNumber/><paginationStart>122</paginationStart><paginationEnd>123</paginationEnd><publisher>ACM</publisher><placeOfPublication>Koli, Finland</placeOfPublication><isbnPrint/><isbnElectronic>978-1-4503-1052-9</isbnElectronic><issnPrint/><issnElectronic/><keywords></keywords><publishedDay>17</publishedDay><publishedMonth>11</publishedMonth><publishedYear>2011</publishedYear><publishedDate>2011-11-17</publishedDate><doi>10.1145/2094131.2094158</doi><url>https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=2094131.2094158</url><notes>11th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research</notes><college>College of Arts and Humanities</college><department>School of Education</department><CollegeCode>CAAH</CollegeCode><DepartmentCode>EDUC</DepartmentCode><institution/><researchGroup>None</researchGroup><supervisor/><sponsorsfunders/><grantnumber/><degreelevel/><degreename></degreename><lastEdited>2018-10-15T14:58:16Z</lastEdited><Created>2018-08-14T15:45:14Z</Created><path><level id="1">College of Science</level><level id="2">Computer Science</level></path><authors><author><firstname>Tom</firstname><surname>Crick</surname><orcid>0000-0001-5196-9389</orcid><order>1</order></author><author><firstname>Sue</firstname><surname>Sentance</surname><orcid/><order>2</order></author></authors><documents><document><filename>0043397-12092018064431.pdf</filename><originalFilename>koli2011_paper35.pdf</originalFilename><uploaded>2018-09-12T06:44:31Z</uploaded><type>Output</type><contentLength>215874</contentLength><contentType>application/pdf</contentType><version>AM</version><cronfaStatus>true</cronfaStatus><action>Updated Copyright</action><actionDate>15/10/2018</actionDate><embargoDate>2018-09-12T00:00:00</embargoDate><documentNotes/><copyrightCorrect>true</copyrightCorrect><language>eng</language></document></documents></rfc1807>
spelling 2018-10-15T14:58:16Z v2 43397 2018-08-14 Computing at school: Stimulating computing education in the UK Tom Crick Tom Crick true 0000-0001-5196-9389 false 200c66ef0fc55391f736f6e926fb4b99 9971fd6d74987b78a0d7fce128f8c721 z93Ri4T5hwMLTfh+6XG11n2HZhUyFASdV1DFdgIIhKs= 2018-08-14 EDUC In this paper, we present the development of Computing At School (CAS), a UK membership association established in 2008 to promote and support the teaching of Computing and related disciplines in UK schools. Its membership is broad and includes teachers, parents, examiners, university faculty, professional societies and industry.CAS was born out of a serious concern that many students in the UK are disengaging from Computing as a discipline. The goal of CAS is to put the excitement back into Computing at school, as well as to influence Computing education policy in the UK, especially improving the wider perception of the discipline and its position within the STEM subject area. Conference contribution Proceedings of 11th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research 122 123 ACM Koli, Finland 978-1-4503-1052-9 17 11 2011 2011-11-17 10.1145/2094131.2094158 https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=2094131.2094158 11th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research College of Arts and Humanities School of Education CAAH EDUC None 2018-10-15T14:58:16Z 2018-08-14T15:45:14Z College of Science Computer Science Tom Crick 0000-0001-5196-9389 1 Sue Sentance 2 0043397-12092018064431.pdf koli2011_paper35.pdf 2018-09-12T06:44:31Z Output 215874 application/pdf AM true Updated Copyright 15/10/2018 2018-09-12T00:00:00 true eng
title Computing at school: Stimulating computing education in the UK
spellingShingle Computing at school: Stimulating computing education in the UK
Crick, Tom
title_short Computing at school: Stimulating computing education in the UK
title_full Computing at school: Stimulating computing education in the UK
title_fullStr Computing at school: Stimulating computing education in the UK
title_full_unstemmed Computing at school: Stimulating computing education in the UK
title_sort Computing at school: Stimulating computing education in the UK
author_id_str_mv 200c66ef0fc55391f736f6e926fb4b99
author_id_fullname_str_mv 200c66ef0fc55391f736f6e926fb4b99_***_Crick, Tom
author Crick, Tom
author2 Tom Crick
Sue Sentance
format Conference contribution
container_title Proceedings of 11th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research
container_start_page 122
publishDate 2011
institution Swansea University
isbn 978-1-4503-1052-9
doi_str_mv 10.1145/2094131.2094158
publisher ACM
college_str College of Science
hierarchytype
hierarchy_top_id collegeofscience
hierarchy_top_title College of Science
hierarchy_parent_id collegeofscience
hierarchy_parent_title College of Science
department_str Computer Science{{{_:::_}}}College of Science{{{_:::_}}}Computer Science
url https://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=2094131.2094158
document_store_str 1
active_str 1
description In this paper, we present the development of Computing At School (CAS), a UK membership association established in 2008 to promote and support the teaching of Computing and related disciplines in UK schools. Its membership is broad and includes teachers, parents, examiners, university faculty, professional societies and industry.CAS was born out of a serious concern that many students in the UK are disengaging from Computing as a discipline. The goal of CAS is to put the excitement back into Computing at school, as well as to influence Computing education policy in the UK, especially improving the wider perception of the discipline and its position within the STEM subject area.
published_date 2011-11-17T12:12:13Z
_version_ 1634049178630881280
score 11.318357