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Using Squeak Etoys and Problem- Based Learning Pedagogy to Infuse Information Technology skills into the Core STEM Curriculum PROCEEDINGS

, UNC Wilmington, United States ; , , , University of North Carolina, Wilmington, United States

Global Learn, in Penang, Malaysia ISBN 978-1-880094-79-2 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE)

Abstract

The “Using Squeak to Infuse Information Technology (USeIT) is a NSF funded project. The project is designed to offer expanded Information Technology (IT) experiences to middle and high school students and teachers by exploiting the Squeak Etoys media authoring tool as a simulation and modeling environment and problem-based learning as a core pedagogy to infuse IT skills into the core STEM curriculum. The purpose of this paper is to describe the USeIT project scope, components, conceptual framework and research questions related each component, the methods and strategies used to collect data and the results of the first two years of the project implementation.

Citation

Moallem, M., Morge, S., Tagliarini, G.A. & Narayan, S. (2010). Using Squeak Etoys and Problem- Based Learning Pedagogy to Infuse Information Technology skills into the Core STEM Curriculum. In Z. Abas, I. Jung & J. Luca (Eds.), Proceedings of Global Learn Asia Pacific 2010--Global Conference on Learning and Technology (pp. 592-601). Penang, Malaysia: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved October 19, 2018 from .

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