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Background 3 camps almost 200 students 50 per head limitation no outreach students solution

Training the Trainer Initiatives to Promote Computing amongst Widening Access Participants: The Law of Multiplication in Action

Dr Raymond Bond

School of Computing and Mathematics


Background 3 camps almost 200 students 50 per head limitation no outreach students solution

Background:

  • 3 Camps

  • Almost 200 students

  • £50 per head

    Limitation:

    No outreach students

    Solution

    Bursaries for targeted

    schools


Results

Results


Background 3 camps almost 200 students 50 per head limitation no outreach students solution

  • Results

    • They all passed! Attendance was high.

    • Successful award ceremony

    • Outreach participants won prizes for best student

  • But With Limitations:

    • Only 5 Days

    • Not Sustainable

    • Not Scalable


Work with a focused community group

Work with a focused community group?


Background 3 camps almost 200 students 50 per head limitation no outreach students solution

  • Results

    • They all passed! Attendance was high.

    • Successful Award Ceremony

    • Highest Achiever attended Monkstown Community High School

  • But Still With Limitations:

    • Not Sustainable

    • Not Scalable


Background 3 camps almost 200 students 50 per head limitation no outreach students solution

Jonathan Gracey

Paul McCarroll

Kenneth McLaughlin

Boys’ Brigade, Northern Ireland

Dr Raymond Bond,

Prof. Paul Hanna

Kyle BoydFaculty of Computing and Engineering


Train the trainer

Train the Trainer


The actual course

The actual course

  • Introduction to Web Development

    • Accredited at level 3 by the University of Ulster

    • 5 credits in total

    • 1 assignment submission that you complete throughout the course


Resources available to the bb

Resources available to the BB

  • 20 Dell Notebooks

  • 4 3G WiFi Hotspots

  • Web development books

  • Course material, slides and tutorials (dropbox)

  • Demonstrators to assess coursework

  • Awards and Prizes


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Technology Enhanced Learning for Computing Science Education: A Training the Trainer Approach

DrRaymond Bond, Roy Sterritt, Dr George Moore, DrGiuseppe Trombino,

Simon Fraser, Brian Cleland


The actual course1

The actual course

  • Introduction to Technology Enhanced Learning

    • Accredited at level 3 by the University of Ulster

    • 5 credits in total

    • 1 assignment submission that you complete throughout the course


Anticipated results

Anticipated Results

  • Pupils will see their efforts in a more productive way

  • Pupils will find working with these devices more appealing when compared to working with black screens

  • Pupils will be more engaged and more likely to learn computer programming in a shorter amount of time


Background 3 camps almost 200 students 50 per head limitation no outreach students solution

For introducing programming as part of your IT curriculum how beneficial do you feel the utilization of the following technologies would be?


Background 3 camps almost 200 students 50 per head limitation no outreach students solution

Learning to Code With Flying Robots – Training the Trainers

Students can send computer programs in javascriptfrom their computer or mobile plhoneto the quadcopter over a WIFI network


Background 3 camps almost 200 students 50 per head limitation no outreach students solution

Further Questions?

  • Contact details

    • [email protected]

    • 028 90368156

    • Skype: raymond.bond1


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