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Educational Methods

2018

United Arab Emirates University

التفكير الحوسبي، الاحتياجات التدريبية، مهارات، تدريس

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Training Needs For Computer Teachers To Use And Teach Computational Thinking Skills, Meshael Aljowaed, Reem A. Alebaikan Oct 2018

Training Needs For Computer Teachers To Use And Teach Computational Thinking Skills, Meshael Aljowaed, Reem A. Alebaikan

International Journal for Research in Education

This study aims to identify the training needs of computer teachers for using and teaching computational thinking skills. Descriptive analysis methodology was followed using survey method to answer the research questions. The population comprised all the intermediate and high schools’ computer teachers in Riyadh city, while the random sample of the population was of 27.31%. Some of the significant results of the study are: the need to support computer teachers’ knowledge of computational thinking based on TPACK; as their needs are high for knowledge and medium for skills and teaching. While there was no difference in their needs related ...