Differing ways that computing academics understand teaching

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Lister, Raymond, Berglund, Anders, Box, Ilona, Cope, Chris, Pears, Arnold, Avram, Chris, Bower, Matt, Carbone, Angela, Davey, Bill, de Raadt, Michael, Doyle, Bernard, Fitzgerald, Sue, Mannila, Linda, Kutay, Cat, Peltomaki, Mia, Sheard, Judy, Sutton, Ken, Traynor, Des, Tutty, Jodi and Venables, Anne. 2007. "Differing ways that computing academics understand teaching." Mann, Samuel (ed.) ACE 2007: 9th Australasian Computing Education Conference. Ballarat, Australia 30 Jan - 02 Feb 2007 Sydney, Australia.
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Differing ways that computing academics understand teaching

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AuthorsLister, Raymond (Author), Berglund, Anders (Author), Box, Ilona (Author), Cope, Chris (Author), Pears, Arnold (Author), Avram, Chris (Author), Bower, Matt (Author), Carbone, Angela (Author), Davey, Bill (Author), de Raadt, Michael (Author), Doyle, Bernard (Author), Fitzgerald, Sue (Author), Mannila, Linda (Author), Kutay, Cat (Author), Peltomaki, Mia (Author), Sheard, Judy (Author), Sutton, Ken (Author), Traynor, Des (Author), Tutty, Jodi (Author) and Venables, Anne (Author)
EditorsMann, Samuel
Journal or Proceedings TitleProceedings of the 9th Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2007)
Journal Citation66 (5), pp. 97-106
Number of Pages10
Year2007
Place of PublicationSydney, Australia
ISBN1920682473
Web Address (URL) of Paperhttp://crpit.com/Vol66.html
Conference/EventACE 2007: 9th Australasian Computing Education Conference
Event Details
ACE 2007: 9th Australasian Computing Education Conference
Event Date
30 Jan 2007 to end of 02 Feb 2007
Event Location
Ballarat, Australia
Abstract

This paper presents first results from a wide-ranging phenomenographic study of computing academics’ understanding of teaching. These first results focus upon four areas: the role of lab practical sessions, the experience of teaching success, conceptions of motivating and engaging students, and the granularity of the teacher’s focus. The findings are comparable with prior work on the understandings of academics in other disciplines. This study was started as part of a workshop on phenomenography. Most participants at the workshop received their first training in phenomenography. This paper summarises the structure of the workshop.

Keywordsphenomenography; conceptions of teaching; computing education
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390307. Teacher education and professional development of educators
390405. Educational technology and computing
390409. Learning sciences
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Copyright © 2007, Australian Computer Society, Inc. This paper appeared at the Ninth Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE2007), Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, January 2007. Conferences in Research in Practice in Information Technology, Vol. 66. Samuel Mann and Simon Eds. Reproduction for academic, not for profit purposes permitted provided this text is included.

Byline AffiliationsUniversity of Technology Sydney
Uppsala University, Sweden
La Trobe University
Monash University
Macquarie University
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)
School of Information Systems
Metropolitan State University of Denver, United States
Turku Centre for Computer Science, Finland
University of New South Wales
Southern Insititute of Technology, New Zealand
National University of Ireland, Ireland
Charles Darwin University
Victoria University
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