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Computing education research

Laura Heels, Newcastle University


Conducting research allows a teacher to reflect on their practice and receive positive recognition for doing so. This session is aimed at teachers who would like to include research in their practice and how this can have a positive impact on their teaching. The structure will be:
- a brief survey of what is currently going on in computing education research,
- practical ideas for participating in education research, and
- pointers for moving on.

Relevant Key Stages: KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5

Laura Heels's biography

Laura is a staff member at Newcastle University Computing Science helping students with the transition from school to University and teaching on Stage 1 undergraduate modules. She is also a part time PhD student looking into the gender bias in the design of programming languages.

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