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Informatics in Education

2014 Volume 13, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Implementation of Abstract Data Types in Dynamic Sketches for Learning Geometry

    Egle Jasute & Valentina Dagiene

    A long-term observation of students' usage of a dynamic geometry in a classroom at all grade levels has challenged to develop an approach for learning and understanding mathematics in an easier way... More

    pp. 209-224

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  2. Multi-Sensory Informatics Education

    Zoltan Katai, Laszlo Toth & Alpar Karoly Adorjani

    A recent report by the joint Informatics Europe & ACM Europe Working Group on Informatics Education emphasizes that: (1) computational thinking is an important ability that all people should... More

    pp. 225-240

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  3. Studying Students' Attitudes on Using Examples of Game Source Code for Learning Programming

    Aristea Theodoraki & Stelios Xinogalos

    Games for learning are currently used in several disciplines for motivating students and enhancing their learning experience. This new approach of technology-enhanced learning has attracted... More

    pp. 265-277

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  4. Collaborative Learning: Group Interaction in an Intelligent Mobile-Assisted Multiple Language Learning System

    Christos Troussas, Maria Virvou & Efthimios Alepis

    This paper proposes a student-oriented approach tailored to effective collaboration between students using mobile phones for language learning within the life cycle of an intelligent tutoring... More

    pp. 279-292

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  5. The Digital Woodlouse--Scaffolding in Science-Related Scratch Projects

    Michael Weigend

    Scientific issues like the behavior of wild and domesticated animals can serve as a motivation to learn programming concepts. Instead of following a systematic introduction, the students directly... More

    pp. 293-305

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  6. Situating Programming Abstractions in a Constructionist Video Game

    David Weintrop & Uri Wilensky

    Research on the effectiveness of introductory programming environments often relies on post-test measures and attitudinal surveys to support its claims; but such instruments lack the ability to... More

    pp. 307-321

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