Incorporating PBL in a high school computer science course

Ling Chian Chang, Greg C. Lee

研究成果: 書貢獻/報告類型會議貢獻

摘要

The study was conducted with 605 high-school students in 13 classes of a typical high school in northern Taiwan. In the paper, we will detail the past conduct of the course, the revised PBL-induced course design, and our experimental design. We will discuss how we circumvented the usual challenges faced with PBL and some of the pragmatic issues faced during our implementation. Our experimental results showed that PBL did enhance students' learning in computer science concepts and their software usage skills. Furthermore, the classroom atmosphere was changed from the teacher-directed atmosphere into lively students-centered atmosphere in which students became active learners in and out of the classroom. We have also concluded that the blending of cooperative learning with PBL in a computer class is feasible.

原文英語
主出版物標題36th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE
發行者Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
頁面9-14
頁數6
ISBN(列印)1424402565, 9781424402564
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 2006
事件36th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE - San Diego, CA, 美国
持續時間: 2006 十月 282006 十月 31

出版系列

名字Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE
ISSN(列印)1539-4565

其他

其他36th ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE
國家美国
城市San Diego, CA
期間06/10/2806/10/31

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Education
  • Computer Science Applications

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