The best way to predict the future is to invent it.
Week 2 Research
This week we are exploring research principles and methods to examine educational policies that inform 21st Century educational contexts and examining research and practice of international best practice relating to Digital Technologies education pedagogies, curricula, and assessment.
What will school education look like by 2020?
What is Computational Thinking?
Introduction and Chapter 1
Papert, S. (1980). Mindstorms: Children, Computers, and Powerful Ideas. New York, NY: Basic Books, Inc.
Wing, J. M. (2006). Computational thinking. Communications of the ACM, 49(3), 33-35.
Research in Computer Education
K–12 Computer Science Framework. (2016). Retrieved from http://www.k12cs.org.
Fouts, J. T. (2000). Research on computers and education: Past, present and future. Seattle, WA: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Ancess, J., Barnett, E. & Allen, D. (2007). Using Research to Inform the Practice of Teachers, Schools, and School Reform Organizations. Theory into Practice, 46(4), 325–333.
Ohi, S. (2008). The teacher’s role in the research-policy-praxis nexus. Australian Journal of Education, 52(1), 95-109.
Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs. (2001). Educational research: in whose interests? Canberra: Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs.
APA. (2010). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association 6th edn. Washington: APA.
Perrin, R. (2004). Pocket guide to APA style. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company.