inf701 - Computer Science Education II (Complete module description)

inf701 - Computer Science Education II (Complete module description)

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Module label Computer Science Education II
Modulkürzel inf701
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Computing Science
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Master of Education Programme (Gymnasium) Computing Science (Master of Education) > Pflichtmodule
  • Master of Education Programme (Hauptschule and Realschule) Computing Science (Master of Education) > Mastermodule
  • Master of Education Programme (Vocational and Business Education) Computing Science (Master of Education) > Pflichtbereich
  • Master's Programme Computing Science (Master) > Angewandte Informatik
Zuständige Personen
  • Diethelm, Ira (module responsibility)
  • Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Prüfungsberechtigt)

No participant requirements

Skills to be acquired in this module

Professional competence
The students:

  • (re-)construct the knowledge of computer science by the method of didactical reduction
  • differentiate the development of computer science and evaluate this development with current trends for class
  • select computer science education approaches for lesson planning, organisation and implementation

Methodological competence
The students:

  • (re-)construct core concepts of lesson planning for computer science education requirements

Social competence
The students:

  • present self-developed lesson plans and lesson materials
  • discuss lesson plans regarding computer science education concepts
  • accept opinions and criticism
  • provide constructive feedback

The students:

  • adapt computer science education concepts for lesson planning
  • reflect on their self-perception with regard to the conception of computer science education
Module contents

The lecture will focus on the requirements and challenges of computer science education in grammar school (German: Gymnasium).
Main focus: 

  • Didactical (re-)construction of computer science knowledge, especially its didactical reduction
  • Didactical categorisation of computer science and the development, importance and evaluation of computer science in school
  • Scheduling, organisation and implementation of computer science in class
  • Humbert, Ludger: Didaktik der Informatik. Wiesbaden: B. G. Teubner, 2005
  • Weitere Literatur wird in der Veranstaltung je nach thematischen Schwerpunkten bekannt gegeben
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency annual
Module capacity unlimited
Teaching/Learning method S
Previous knowledge keine
Form of instruction Comment SWS Frequency Workload of compulsory attendance
Lecture 2 WiSe 56
Exercises 2 WiSe 0
Präsenzzeit Modul insgesamt 56 h
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module

End of lecture period

Exercise and und 1 seminar paper or 1 oral exam