Eight years of computing education papers at NACCQ

Simon, and Sheard, Judy and Carbone, Angela and de Raadt, Michael and Hamilton, Margaret and Lister, Raymond and Thompson, Errol (2008) Eight years of computing education papers at NACCQ. In: Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications (NACCQ 2008), 4-7 Jul 2008, Auckland, New Zealand.

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Abstract

The 157 computing education papers from the past eight NACCQ conferences are categorised and summarised by a group of researchers from multiple institutions, with steps taken to measure and improve the consistency of classification. The papers are set predominantly in programming subjects, hardware/architecture/systems/ network subjects, and capstone projects. The bulk of the papers are about teaching/learning techniques, assessment techniques, teaching/learning tools, curriculum, and educational technology. Most of the papers are set within single subjects, a few in multiple subjects within a single program or department, and fewer still in a range of subjects across the whole institution or multiple institutions. Nearly a quarter of the papers either expound a position or outline a proposal; a large but diminishing proportion report on something such as a change of curriculum or approach; and a large and increasing proportion are clearly research papers, focusing on the analysis of data to answer an explicit research question.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: This quality assured paper appeared at the 21st Annual Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications (NACCQ 2008), Auckland, New Zealand. Samuel Mann and Mike Lopez (Eds). Reproduction for academic, not-for-profit purposes permitted provided this text is included. www.naccq.ac.nz
Depositing User: Mr Michael de Raadt
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing
Date Deposited: 28 Dec 2009 12:17
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:10
Uncontrolled Keywords: computing education, computing literature
Fields of Research (FOR2008): 08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0899 Other Information and Computing Sciences > 089999 Information and Computing Sciences not elsewhere classified
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0807 Library and Information Studies > 080705 Informetrics
13 Education > 1302 Curriculum and Pedagogy > 130212 Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008): B Economic Development > 89 Information and Communication Services > 8999 Other Information and Communication Services > 899999 Information and Communication Services not elsewhere classified
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/4718

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