Teaching with Greenfoot - From development of material to delivery in the classroom

Kölling, Michael and Trees, Frances and Hoeppner, Stephanie and Green, Daniel (2011) Teaching with Greenfoot - From development of material to delivery in the classroom. In: SIGCSE 2011, March 2011, Dallas, USA. (Full text available)

Abstract

Greenfoot is an introductory Java programming environment that gives teachers a high level of control over the nature and context of teaching examples. This workshop is aimed at teachers of introductory programming courses (high school/university) who have some experience with Greenfoot and want to learn how to use it more effectively in their teaching. Participants will develop their own teaching project for use in their classroom, under consideration of pedagogical and technical aspects. Other topics discussed include educational strategies for programming, advanced Greenfoot programming techniques, transition from and to other system (Scratch, Alice, BlueJ) and integration of media. Laptop recommended for hands-on exercises. Participants without laptops will be paired with laptop owners.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Other)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Computing Education Group
Depositing User: Michael Kolling
Date Deposited: 31 Mar 2014 08:28 UTC
Last Modified: 20 May 2018 01:15 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/38981 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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