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Integrating real-world clients in a project management module. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
ZARB, M., YOUNG, T. and BALLEW, W. 2019. Integrating real-world clients in a project management module. In Proceedings of the 24th Innovation and technology in computer science education annual conference 2019 (ITiCSE 2019), 15-17 July 2019, Aberdeen, UK. New York: ACM Press [online], pages 329. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/3304221.3325559

Graduates in CS are required to have a background in project management, but often this is taught as a theoretical module, with little "real-world" relevance. In this poster abstract, a Project Management module has been redeveloped around the idea o... Read More about Integrating real-world clients in a project management module..

Investigation into the use of learning agreements to enhance stakeholder engagement and promote self-efficacy in computing education. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
BALLEW, W., MCDERMOTT, R., ZARB, M., DANIELS, M. and CLEAR, T. 2018. Investigation into the use of learning agreements to enhance stakeholder engagement and promote self-efficacy in computing education. In Proceedings of the 48th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Frontiers in education 2018 (FIE 2018): fostering innovation through diversity, 3-6 October 2018, San Jose, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 865138. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/fie.2018.8659138

We examine controversial issues surrounding the locus of control in the implementation of learning agreements, plans or contracts, in the context of the U.K. university-level Graduate Apprenticeship scheme. We begin by giving an account of the stakeh... Read More about Investigation into the use of learning agreements to enhance stakeholder engagement and promote self-efficacy in computing education..

Phronesis, authentic learning and the solution of open-ended problems in computer science. (2019)
Conference Proceeding
MCDERMOTT, R., ZARB, M., BALLEW, W., DANIELS, M. and ISOMÖTTÖNEN, V. 2018. Phronesis, authentic learning and the solution of open-ended problems in computer science. In Proceedings of the 48th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Frontiers in education conference (FIE 2018): fostering innovation through diversity, 3-6 October 2018, San Jose, USA. Piscataway: IEEE [online], article ID 8658512. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1109/fie.2018.8658512

One of the most significant changes in Higher Education pedagogy that has occurred over the past fifty years is the idea that university students should not just be taught theoretical subject knowledge but should engage with practical aspects of thei... Read More about Phronesis, authentic learning and the solution of open-ended problems in computer science..


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