Computational Thinking and Block-Based Programming for Beginning Engineering Students: Systematic Review of the Literature

Ronald Paucar Curasma, Klinge Orlando Villalba-Condori, Nolan Jara Jara, Rosa Quispe Llamoca, Julio Cesar Cabrera Chavez, Maria Del Pilar Ponce-Aranibar

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Abstract

In the article, the authors conduct a systematic review of computational thinking in higher education. For this review, the following research topics were taken into account: computational thinking skills in higher education, programming teaching methods in beginning engineering students, and block-based programming tools in higher education.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings - 2021 16th Latin American Conference on Learning Technologies, LACLO 2021
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages530-533
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781665423588
DOIs
StatePublished - 2021
Externally publishedYes
Event6th Latin American Conference on Learning Technologies, LACLO 2021 - Arequipa, Peru
Duration: 19 Oct 202121 Oct 2021

Publication series

NameProceedings - 2021 16th Latin American Conference on Learning Technologies, LACLO 2021

Conference

Conference6th Latin American Conference on Learning Technologies, LACLO 2021
Country/TerritoryPeru
CityArequipa
Period19/10/2121/10/21

Bibliographical note

Publisher Copyright:
© 2021 IEEE.

Keywords

  • block programming
  • computational thinking
  • engineering students
  • higher education

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