Eight years of computing education papers at NACCQ

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Sheard, Judy, Carbone, Angela, de Raadt, Michael, Hamilton, Margaret, Lister, Raymond and Thompson, Errol. 2008. "Eight years of computing education papers at NACCQ." Mann, Samuel and Lopez, Mike (ed.) Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications (NACCQ 2008). Auckland, New Zealand 04 - 07 Jul 2008 Hamilton, New Zealand.
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Eight years of computing education papers at NACCQ

Presentation TypePaper
AuthorsSheard, Judy (Author), Carbone, Angela (Author), de Raadt, Michael (Author), Hamilton, Margaret (Author), Lister, Raymond (Author) and Thompson, Errol (Author)
EditorsMann, Samuel and Lopez, Mike
Journal or Proceedings TitleProceedings of the 21st Annual Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications (NACCQ 2008)
Number of Pages7
Year2008
Place of PublicationHamilton, New Zealand
Web Address (URL) of Paperhttp://naccq08.unitec.ac.nz/proceedings/papers/101.pdf
Conference/EventConference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications (NACCQ 2008)
National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications
Event Details
National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications
NACCQ
Rank
C
Event Details
Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications (NACCQ 2008)
Event Date
04 to end of 07 Jul 2008
Event Location
Auckland, New Zealand
Abstract

The 157 computing education papers from the past eight NACCQ conferences are categorised and summarised by a group of researchers from multiple institutions, with steps taken to measure and improve the consistency of classification. The papers are set predominantly in programming subjects, hardware/architecture/systems/ network subjects, and capstone projects. The bulk of the papers are about teaching/learning techniques, assessment techniques, teaching/learning tools, curriculum, and educational technology. Most of the papers are set within single subjects, a few in multiple subjects within a single program or department, and fewer still in a range of subjects across the whole institution or multiple institutions. Nearly a quarter of the papers either expound a position or outline a proposal; a large but diminishing proportion report on something such as a change of curriculum or approach; and a large and increasing proportion are clearly research papers, focusing on the analysis of data to answer an explicit research question.

Keywordscomputing education, computing literature
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020469999. Other information and computing sciences not elsewhere classified
461005. Informetrics
390113. Science, technology and engineering curriculum and pedagogy
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This quality assured paper appeared at the 21st Annual
Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing
Qualifications (NACCQ 2008), Auckland, New Zealand.
Samuel Mann and Mike Lopez (Eds). Reproduction for
academic, not-for-profit purposes permitted provided this text is included. www.naccq.ac.nz

Byline AffiliationsMonash University
Department of Mathematics and Computing
Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)
University of Technology Sydney
Massey University, New Zealand
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