Monthly Archives: July 2014
The CSER group is conducting a study into community perceptions on required learner capabilities and characteristics for learning to code. We are inviting members of the community to participate in a short survey to gather community perceptions about this topic – the survey should take only 5-10 minutes to complete. Recently, we have seen a […]
The School of Computer Science secured an AsiaBound scholarship for a group of students to visit to an Asian country. The Federal Government has been initiating programs to familiarise university students with their world – particularly our neighbours within the Asia-Pacific region. Dr Nick Falkner, from CSER, has been selected to take 10 students from our undergraduate […]
Social network sites have increasingly become an important part of students’ everyday lives, however, to what extent are they playing a role in the academic lives of university students? A paper, based on Dr Rebecca Vivian’s PhD research has been accepted for publication in the Research in Learning Technology Journal, Special Issue. This paper reports […]
Research in Learning Technology: Addressing the Challenges of a New Digital Technologies Curriculum: MOOCs as a Scalable Solution for Teacher Professional Development
The new Australian Curriculum learning area Digital Technologies will help students learn the fundamentals of computational thinking and computer science. This represents a massive step forward in the teaching and learning of computer science within Australia, as we will be able to build a general awareness of computational thinking, as well as increased exposure to […]
The CSER Group has a range of student projects available for students undertaking project courses in Semester 2. If you are studying your MCS, MSE, Honours, BCS(Advanced) or other project courses, then please check our the projects that are available on this page.
While computer science has formally been taught in high schools or post-secondary contexts, the introduction of computing curriculum into primary schools is exciting but raises some challenges, particularly in terms of supporting teachers to implement the new learning area as well as the need for appropriate content, lesson ideas and resources at the primary school […]