ERIC Number: EJ547795
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Computer Programming: A Medium for Teaching Problem Solving.
Casey, Patrick J.
Computers in the Schools, v13 n1-2 p41-51 1997
Argues that including computer programming in the curriculum as a medium for instruction is a feasible alternative for teaching problem solving. Discusses the nature of problem solving; the problem-solving elements of discovery, motivation, practical learning situations and flexibility which are inherent in programming; capabilities of computer software; the engaging and self-regulating environment; and suggestions for improving problem-solving instruction with programming. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
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