Problock: A tool for computational thinking development using problem-based learning

Juan Felipe Calderon, Javier Ebers

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Resumen

While in the workplace are highly demanded work-related awareness of computing and information technology, this discipline does not have sufficient and accurate dissemination, especially in schools. New technologies have positioned more as a communication tool than as a means for building innovative products. On the other hand, it has missed the application of own abilities in the area, such as the development of logical reasoning, algorithmic thinking and problem solving, both the school curriculum as well as in instances of informal learning of students. In literature and on the web, there are tools that are accessible by both self-study students to be used as a complement to other activities. However, these tools seek the development of computational thinking itself, and not within a broader framework, which allows to present the computer science as an area of professional development, for example, inserted in a context where should solve problems requiring support programming and algorithms. Problock is proposed as a tool to (1) develop computational thinking, in a context of learning based on addiction problems, (2) disseminate and motivate students for future professional development in higher education in computer science and disciplines related. In this paper, the results of the construction of the tool are presented and the work in progress in a Chilean school.

Idioma originalInglés
Título de la publicación alojada2017 36th International Conference of the Chilean Computer Science Society, SCCC 2017
EditorialIEEE Computer Society
Páginas1-5
Número de páginas5
Volumen2017-October
ISBN (versión digital)9781538634837
DOI
EstadoPublicada - 5 jul 2018
Evento36th International Conference of the Chilean Computer Science Society, SCCC 2017 - Arica, Chile
Duración: 16 oct 201720 oct 2017

Conferencia

Conferencia36th International Conference of the Chilean Computer Science Society, SCCC 2017
PaísChile
CiudadArica
Período16/10/1720/10/17

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    Calderon, J. F., & Ebers, J. (2018). Problock: A tool for computational thinking development using problem-based learning. En 2017 36th International Conference of the Chilean Computer Science Society, SCCC 2017 (Vol. 2017-October, pp. 1-5). IEEE Computer Society. https://doi.org/10.1109/SCCC.2017.8405132