Search for dissertations about: "computer science education"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 91 swedish dissertations containing the words computer science education.

  1. 1. Computer Science Project Courses : Contrasting Students’ Experiences with Teachers’ Expectations

    Author : Mattias Wiggberg; Mats Daniels; Lecia J. Barker; Tony Clear; Uppsala universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; computer science education; computer science student projects; computer science projects; computer science education research; phenomenography; learning; higher education; communities of practice; capstone projects; constructivism; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Datavetenskap med inriktning mot datavetenskapens didaktik; Computer Science with specialization in Computer Science Education Research;

    Abstract : Including small or large project courses is widely recognized as important in preparing computer science students for a professional career. Typical examples are the capstone courses, which often are seen as the jewel in the crown since this is where students will bring their previous knowledge and skills together to show mastery of their craft. READ MORE

  2. 2. 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

  3. 3. Letters & Bytes : Sociotechnical Studies of Distance Education

    Author : Francis Lee; Ulf Mellström; Boel Berner; Adrian Mackenzie; Linköpings universitet; []
    Keywords : SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; HUMANIORA; NATURAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SOCIAL SCIENCES; HUMANITIES; sociology of technology; distance education; education; history of education; correspondence education; Learning Objects; standardization; actor-network theory; associations; translation; dispositif; tekniksociologi; distansutbildning; utbildning; korrespondensundervisning; lärobjekt; standardisering; aktörsnätverks teori; översättning; associering; dispositif; Technology and social change; Teknik och social förändring; Sociology; Sociologi; History of technology; Teknikhistoria; Education; Pedagogik; Informatics and systems science; Informatik och systemvetenskap;

    Abstract : This dissertation studies the social aspects of technology in distance education trough the lens of history – in the form of correspondence education – and a possible future – in the form of a project of technical standardization, Learning Objects. The studied cases form a reflexive tool that allows the present of distance education to be seen in perspective. READ MORE

  4. 4. Playing and Learning Across Locations: : Indentifying Factors for the Design of Collaborative Mobile Learning

    Author : Daniel Spikol; Marcelo Milrad; Jakob Tholander; Växjö universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Computer Supported Collaborative Learning; Mobile; Location-based services; Pervasive computing; Ubiquitous computing; Design-based research; Co-Design; Education; Games; Computer science; Datavetenskap; Other information technology; Övrig informationsteknik; Media Technology; Media Technology;

    Abstract : The research presented in this thesis investigates the design challenges associated with the development and use of mobile applications and tools for supporting collaboration in educational activities. These technologies provide new opportunities to promote and enhance collaboration by engaging learners in a variety of activities across different places and contexts. READ MORE

  5. 5. Object oriented quality in introductory programming education

    Author : Marie Nordström; Jürgen Börstler; Michael Kölling; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : NATURAL SCIENCES; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURVETENSKAP; NATURAL SCIENCES; Object orientation; Programming; Novices; Teaching; Education; Computer science; Datavetenskap; datavetenskapernas didaktik; didactics of computer science;

    Abstract : Examples are important when we attempt to learn something new. To learn prob-lem solving and programming is an acknowledged difficulty. READ MORE