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Reflectionson Software Toolsin Informatics Teaching<br />Peter Micheuz, Alpen-Adria-UniversityInstitut für Informatiksyste...
Reflections on Software Toolsin Informatics Teaching<br />Peter Micheuz, Alpen-Adria-UniversityInstitut für Informatiksyst...
Reflections on Software ToolsinInformatics Teaching<br />Peter Micheuz, Alpen-Adria-UniversityInstitut für Informatiksyste...
What is this Short Communication about?<br />Introduction : Software in Context<br />Part I : An Austrian Case StudyPart I...
The computer is  …<br />an abstract machine<br />versatile medium<br />a concretetool<br />Synthesis of Informatics Educat...
The Computer is a medium. I always thought it as a tool, a much weaker concept.<br />The best way to predict the future is...
Use of Software Tools in the 9th Grade (age 15)<br />n = 400<br />
Use of Software Tools in the 10th – 12th Grade<br />n = 100<br />n = 400<br />
Proposals for In-Service Training by the Teachers<br />Allocation of the Teachers&apos; proposals - categories<br />
Fundamental Didactics Questions:Who/What do we teach in Informatics?  Pupils or/and Subject [Individuals or/and Objects]<b...
Teaching Tool-Based Skills, Knowledge and Concepts<br />Kolb&apos;s Learning Styles<br />Kühne, 1999<br />
A Generic Model of Tools (abstract class)<br />Hartmann, 2006<br />A Practical Example (concrete object)<br />
A (Theoretical) &quot;Useless?&quot; Endorsement … „A Tool-Ontology“<br />Towards a Classification Scheme for Software (To...
We all have become tools of our tools …<br />Coping with affluent software (tools ) will get a prevalent future challenge....
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  1. 1. Reflectionson Software Toolsin Informatics Teaching<br />Peter Micheuz, Alpen-Adria-UniversityInstitut für Informatiksysteme<br />Peter.micheuz@uni-klu.ac.at<br />
  2. 2. Reflections on Software Toolsin Informatics Teaching<br />Peter Micheuz, Alpen-Adria-UniversityInstitut für Informatiksysteme<br />Peter.micheuz@uni-klu.ac.at<br />http://click7.org/image-mosaic-generator/<br />
  3. 3. Reflections on Software ToolsinInformatics Teaching<br />Peter Micheuz, Alpen-Adria-UniversityInstitut für Informatiksysteme<br />Peter.micheuz@uni-klu.ac.at<br />http://click7.org/image-mosaic-generator/<br />http://animations.funphotobox.com<br />
  4. 4. What is this Short Communication about?<br />Introduction : Software in Context<br />Part I : An Austrian Case StudyPart II : Tools and/or Concepts Part III : Ontology – Classification<br />Future Work<br />
  5. 5. The computer is …<br />an abstract machine<br />versatile medium<br />a concretetool<br />Synthesis of Informatics Education, Hubwieser<br />
  6. 6. The Computer is a medium. I always thought it as a tool, a much weaker concept.<br />The best way to predict the future is to invent it.<br />
  7. 7. Use of Software Tools in the 9th Grade (age 15)<br />n = 400<br />
  8. 8. Use of Software Tools in the 10th – 12th Grade<br />n = 100<br />n = 400<br />
  9. 9. Proposals for In-Service Training by the Teachers<br />Allocation of the Teachers&apos; proposals - categories<br />
  10. 10. Fundamental Didactics Questions:Who/What do we teach in Informatics? Pupils or/and Subject [Individuals or/and Objects]<br />How do we teach Informatics?Brand / Product [Word ™ = Text Processing]or Concept Driven? [Practice or/and Theory]<br />Theory without practice is empty;<br />Practice without theory is blind.“<br />Immanual Kant<br />Practice without Theory is blind,<br />Theory without practice is sterile<br />Karl Marx<br />Practice without theory is dangerous,<br />but theory without practice is madness&quot;.<br />Mao-Tse-Tung<br />Process Model of Classroom Management<br />Software Tools<br />Concepts<br />Scherler, 2004 <br />
  11. 11. Teaching Tool-Based Skills, Knowledge and Concepts<br />Kolb&apos;s Learning Styles<br />Kühne, 1999<br />
  12. 12. A Generic Model of Tools (abstract class)<br />Hartmann, 2006<br />A Practical Example (concrete object)<br />
  13. 13. A (Theoretical) &quot;Useless?&quot; Endorsement … „A Tool-Ontology“<br />Towards a Classification Scheme for Software (Tools) <br />WWW  WWC<br />
  14. 14. We all have become tools of our tools …<br />Coping with affluent software (tools ) will get a prevalent future challenge.<br />We all have become tools of our tools …<br />Any Questions?<br />
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