About stepping and stumbling stones

Which are, in the experience of secondary school teachers, the elements that promote teaching of programming, i.e., stepping stones, and challenges that might negatively impact their teaching, i.e., stumbling stones? We address this research question in a paper that is just published in the new issue of IxD&A (Interaction Design and Architecture). The paper is open access and can be downloaded here. 

In-service teachers training

Congratulation to Jørgen Thorsnes! The paper based on his master thesis had been accepted at ISSEP2020 – International Conference on Informatics in Schools. The proceedings of the conference are available here. The paper explores the impact of a university-level training program offered to in-service teachers, with a focus on teachers’ self-efficacy in teaching programming. You Read more about In-service teachers training[…]

SLERD2019, Rome Italy May 2019

SLERD2019, the 4th International conference on Smart Learning Ecosystems and Regional Development, brings together researchers and practicioners interested in understanding how learning ecosystems can become  incubators of social innovation and engines of sustainable regional development. The conference is now  calling for special events to be held the day before the conference. Special events might include Read more about SLERD2019, Rome Italy May 2019[…]

Anna Mavroudi attending ECTEL conference in Tallin

Anna is presenting the poster with our initial work on career consultancy in STEM education at ECTEL, the European Conference on Technology Enhanced Learning. Career consultancy is an important but often downplayed aspect in technology-enhanced learning systems designed for students. In our work we started by identifying career consultancy services for STEM and co-designing services Read more about Anna Mavroudi attending ECTEL conference in Tallin[…]