As journalism educators scramble to meet growing demands for infusing computational skills in their curricula, little research is being done on what helps or hinders journalism students’ learning. It’s time to study journalism learners.
Ursula Wolz, Meredith Stone, Kim Pearson, Sarah Monisha Pulimood, and Mary Switzer. 2011. Computational Thinking and Expository Writing in the Middle School. Trans. Comput. Educ. 11, 2, Article 9 (July 2011), 22 pages. DOI=10.1145/1993069.1993073 http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1993069.1993073 ABSTRACT To broaden participation in computing we need to look beyond traditional domains of inquiry and expertise. We present results […]
(Disclaimer: while the opinions expressed here are rooted in research that I did with others, these views are my own.) If Seymour Papert and his colleagues had been able to work their will in the 1980s, an entire generation of school children would have learned to program in LOGO as part of their normal school […]