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TECHNION-Israel Institute of Technology
Attitudes of prospective high school mathematics teachers towards integrating information technologies in their future teaching
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2000 (2000) pp. 1582–1587
Hundreds of papers are published nowadays arguing that computers have become an integral part of our lives and, as such, should be integrated into educational systems as well (Cf. Eden, Eisenberg, Fischer and Repenning, 1996; Edelson, Pea and...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 22, No. 2 (2003) pp. 95–117
Computer science education is a relatively young discipline. As a young discipline, it is still in need of its own particular research framework (Clancy, Stasko, Guzdial, Fincher, & Dale, 2001). A very close research field is the discipline of...
Computer Science Education Vol. 15, No. 4 (December 2005) pp. 275–296
This article presents a study that aims at constructing a teaching framework for software development methods in higher education. The research field is a capstone project-based course, offered by the Technion's Department of Computer Science, in...
Reducing Abstraction in High School Computer Science Education: The Case of Definition, Implementation, and Use of Abstract Data Types
Journal on Educational Resources in Computing Vol. 8, No. 2 (June 2008)
The research presented in this article deals with the difficulties and mental processes involved in the definition, implementation, and use of abstract data types encountered by 12th grade advanced-level computer science students. Research findings...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 3 (July 2009) pp. 309–339
This paper offers a tutoring model its objective is to develop and establish the pedagogical-disciplinary knowledge of prospective computer science teachers with respect to guiding learners in problem-solving processes. The paper presents the...
Similarities and Differences in the Academic Education of Software Engineering and Architectural Design Professionals
International Journal of Technology and Design Education Vol. 16, No. 3 (September 2006) pp. 285–306
This article focuses on the similarities and differences in the academic education of software engineers and architects. The rationale for this work stems from our observation, each from the perspective of her or his own discipline, that these two...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 26, No. 3 (July 2007) pp. 233–253
This work examines the Israeli National Informatics - Computer Science (CS) Olympiad from the perspective of diversity. A conspicuous phenomena in this olympiad (as well as in other science olympiads) is that very few females participate in the...
Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning Vol. 17, No. 1 (February 2009) pp. 67–82
This article presents a tutor-centered tutoring model that aims to develop and establish the pedagogical-disciplinary knowledge and skills of prospective teachers. The tutoring model and the research that accompanied its implementation are presented....
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 27, No. 4 (October 2008) pp. 391–422
Worldwide surveys indicate that the number of women studying undergraduate-level Computer Science is constantly decreasing. Based on data collected in Israel, significant differences were found in the percentages of female high school students...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 24, No. 3 (July 2005) pp. 255–272
The article presents research on students' understanding of basic concepts in Graph Theory. Students' understanding is analyzed through the lens of the theoretical framework of reducing abstraction (Hazzan, 1999). As it turns out, in spite of the...
Challenges in Mentoring Software Development Projects in the High School: Analysis According to Shulman's Teacher Knowledge Base Model
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 28, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 23–43
This paper focuses on challenges in mentoring software development projects in the high school and analyzes difficulties encountered by Computer Science teachers in the mentoring process according to Shulman's Teacher Knowledge Base Model. The main...
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology Vol. 35, No. 6 (Nov 01, 2004) pp. 813–827
This paper analyses a lecture by an excellent teaching award winner professor of mathematics, given to high school mathematics teachers. The analysis is based upon two sources: (i) the lecture plan, as expressed in a series of 29 transparencies,...
ACM Transactions on Computing Education Vol. 9, No. 4 (January 2010)
This article describes the construction process and evaluation of the Agile Constructionist Mentoring Methodology (ACMM), a mentoring method for guiding software development projects in the high school. The need for such a methodology has arisen due ...
Journal of Information Systems Education Vol. 19, No. 3 (2008) pp. 311–320
Collaboration has become increasingly widespread in the software industry as systems have become larger and more complex, adding human complexity to the technological complexity already involved in developing software systems. To deal with this...
Computer Science Education Vol. 16, No. 4 (December 2006) pp. 281–301
This paper discusses the role of reduction in computer science and describes a study on undergraduate students' perception of the concept of reduction. Specifically, based on an analysis of students answers to questions addressing different computer ...