Search for dissertations about: "Arnold Pears"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 10 swedish dissertations containing the words Arnold Pears.

  1. 1. Learning Computing at University: Participation and Identity : A Longitudinal Study

    Author : Anne-Kathrin Peters; Arnold Neville Pears; Anders Berglund; Anna Eckerdal; Lars Ulriksen; Arnold Pears; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; computing education research; engineering education research; computer science; higher education; engagement; diversity; equity; gender; competencies; culture; longitudinal; identity; participation; power; agency; uniformity; communities of practice; social theory of learning; phenomenography; student reflections; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot datavetenskapens didaktik; Computer Science with specialization in Computer Science Education Research;

    Abstract : Computing education has struggled with student engagement and diversity in the student population for a long time. Research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education suggests that taking a social, long-term perspective on learning is a fruitful approach to resolving some of these persistent challenges. READ MORE

  2. 2. Dimensions of Professionalism : A Study of Computer Science Teaching in Saudi Arabia

    Author : Fayiq Alghamdi; Aletta Nylén; Arnold Pears; Erkki Sutinen; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot datavetenskapens didaktik; Computer Science with specialization in Computer Science Education Research;

    Abstract : In Saudi Arabia, new computing education programs have been introduced in alignment with the Saudi Vision 2030, which is a plan launched in 2017 to reduce Saudi Arabia's reliance on oil, diversify its economy, and develop its health, education, recreation, infrastructure and tourism. Computer science is a rapidly changing area, which places high demands on teachers in the subject to develop both their subject and pedagogical competence. READ MORE

  3. 3. Learning computer systems in a distributed project course : The what, why, how and where

    Author : Anders Berglund; Arnold Pears; Shirley Booth; Raymond Lister; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; computer science education; computer science education research; computer networking; computer systems; phenomenography; activity theory; learning; higher education; team collaboration; remote collaboration; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Subject didactics; Ämnesdidaktik; Computer Systems; Datorteknik;

    Abstract : Senior university students taking an internationally distributed project course in computer systems find themselves in a complex learning situation. To understand how they experience computer systems and act in their learning situation, the what, the why, the how and the where of their learning have been studied from the students’ perspective. READ MORE

  4. 4. On the understanding of computer network protocols

    Author : Anders Berglund; Arnold Pears; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Computer Systems; Datorteknik;

    Abstract : How students learn about network protocols is studied in a project-centred, internationally distributed, university course in computer systems taught jointly by two universities. Insights into students' understanding of basic concepts within computer networks are gained through an empirical phenomenographic research approach. READ MORE

  5. 5. Developing and Assessing Professional Competencies: a Pipe Dream? : Experiences from an Open-Ended Group Project Learning Environment

    Author : Mats Daniels; Arnold Pears; Michael Thuné; Steven Seidman; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; Computing education research; engineering education research; computer science; open-ended group project; professional competencies; action research; educational research framework; learning; communities of practice; constructivism; conceptual change; threshold concepts; problem based learning; ill-structured problem solving; international student collaboration; constructive controversy; reflection; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot datavetenskapens didaktik; Computer Science with specialization in Computer Science Education Research;

    Abstract : Professional competencies are explicitly identified in the primary learning outcomes for science and engineering degrees at many tertiary institutions.  Fulfillment of the requirements to equip our students with these skills, while formally acknowledged as important by all stakeholders, can be hard to demonstrate in practice. READ MORE