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Editorial: Entry Points for Computing Education Research

Editorial: Entry Points for Computing Education Research TOE00042 ACM (Typeset by SPi, Manila, Philippines) 1 of 5 February 18, 2011 Editorial: Entry Points for Computing Education Research JOSH TENENBERG, University of Washington ROBERT MCCARTNEY, University of Connecticut The goal of this editorial is to to provide entry points into the literature on making and warranting claims in the social and behavioral sciences that might be of use to computing educators. In addition, we provide some heuristic advice on getting started and continuing along this direction based on our experience as computing education researchers. Categories and Subject Descriptors: K.3.2 [Computers and Education]: Computer and Information Science Education ”Curriculum; Computer Science Education General Terms: Human Factors Additional Key Words and Phrases: Computing education research, methodology ACM Reference Format: Tenenberg, J. and McCartney, R. 2011. Editorial: Entry points for computing education research. ACM Trans. Comput. Educ. 11, 1, Article 1 (February 2011), 5 pages. DOI = 10.1145/1921607.1921608 http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1921607.1921608 In a previous editorial [Tenenberg and McCartney 2010], we argued that making claims about effective teaching in the computing disciplines (e.g., about compiler optimization, programming, or discrete mathematics) is different than making claims about the discipline itself, and the former requires borrowing theory and method from outside the discipline. This http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png ACM Transactions on Computing Education (TOCE) Association for Computing Machinery

Editorial: Entry Points for Computing Education Research

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Association for Computing Machinery
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Copyright © 2011 by ACM Inc.
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1946-6226
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10.1145/1921607.1921608
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TOE00042 ACM (Typeset by SPi, Manila, Philippines) 1 of 5 February 18, 2011 Editorial: Entry Points for Computing Education Research JOSH TENENBERG, University of Washington ROBERT MCCARTNEY, University of Connecticut The goal of this editorial is to to provide entry points into the literature on making and warranting claims in the social and behavioral sciences that might be of use to computing educators. In addition, we provide some heuristic advice on getting started and continuing along this direction based on our experience as computing education researchers. Categories and Subject Descriptors: K.3.2 [Computers and Education]: Computer and Information Science Education ”Curriculum; Computer Science Education General Terms: Human Factors Additional Key Words and Phrases: Computing education research, methodology ACM Reference Format: Tenenberg, J. and McCartney, R. 2011. Editorial: Entry points for computing education research. ACM Trans. Comput. Educ. 11, 1, Article 1 (February 2011), 5 pages. DOI = 10.1145/1921607.1921608 http://doi.acm.org/10.1145/1921607.1921608 In a previous editorial [Tenenberg and McCartney 2010], we argued that making claims about effective teaching in the computing disciplines (e.g., about compiler optimization, programming, or discrete mathematics) is different than making claims about the discipline itself, and the former requires borrowing theory and method from outside the discipline. This

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ACM Transactions on Computing Education (TOCE)Association for Computing Machinery

Published: Feb 1, 2011

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