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Computational Thinking across the STEM CurriculumWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102509.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Nathan Berger

Assumed Knowledge
An understanding of at least one STEM (science, technology, engineering or mathematics) school syllabus.

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Online - ONLINE  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
This unit will enable students to develop knowledge of computational thinking as it can be applied across the STEM curriculum in schools. Students will learn about the nature of computational thinking as a problem solving approach which can be applied to produce digital solutions. The unit will allow students to undertake a critical examination of innovative, interdisciplinary approaches to the development of computational thinking and relevant pedagogical strategies to maximise student learning and engagement with STEM disciplines.

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