Monday 5 August 2019

Start Date

5-8-2019 1:15 PM

End Date

5-8-2019 2:15 PM

Subjects

Computation, Generic skills, Problem solving, Algorithms, Coding, Student assessment, Primary secondary education

Abstract

This paper provides some context for the role of computation thinking (CT) in the Australian Curriculum, an abridged literature review of CT as a problem-solving framework from the International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) 2018 assessment framework and some examples of how CT has been used to solve real-world problems. Finally, this paper presents ways to teach and assess CT.

RC2019_DUCKWORTH_Powerpoint.pdf (7543 kB)
Assessing computational thinking presentation

Place of Publication

Melbourne, Australia

Publisher

Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER)

ISBN

9781742865546

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Assessing computational thinking

This paper provides some context for the role of computation thinking (CT) in the Australian Curriculum, an abridged literature review of CT as a problem-solving framework from the International Computer and Information Literacy Study (ICILS) 2018 assessment framework and some examples of how CT has been used to solve real-world problems. Finally, this paper presents ways to teach and assess CT.