CS 5133 Introduction to Scratch in Education -- 1 unit(s)
Preparation for teachers in Grades 4-12 to teach a unit on computer programming using Scratch or a similar graphical language. This workshop will discuss Scratch and several Scratch-based variations. We will review the basics of programming as well as discuss the challenges and methods of teaching introductory programming. Participants are expected to have prior experience with Scratch or some other programming experience. Teachers will be expected to plan and begin teaching a unit on computer programming to an appropriate group of students and to report on that use during a follow-up meeting.
Term: Summer 2013
Start/End Date: Jul 15 - Nov 9
Meeting Time: Mon-Fri, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Students meet on-campus July 17-19 with a follow-up session on either November 2 or November 9.
Location (Facility ID): ITT 328
Instruction Mode: In Person
John Benjamin Schafer, Associate Professor
Class Section: 61
Class Nbr: 2410
If two numbers are listed, undergraduate level class number is listed first, graduate level class number is listed second.
Tuition: $50/unit [reimbursed by grant]
Course Notes: Students must FIRST APPLY at www.cs.uni.edu/connections/cs4hs/ AFTER acceptance you will request enrollment at the link below.
Students will enroll through Continuing and Distance Education.
For more information:
Carolina Wilson, Continuing and Distance Education
Phone: 800-648-3864 or 319-273-2121