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inf700 - Computer Science Education I (Complete module description)
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Module label Computer Science Education I
Module code inf700
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Faculty/Institute Department of Computing Science
Used in course of study
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Informatics (Bachelor) >
  • Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) >
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) >
  • Dual-Subject Bachelor's Programme Computing Science (Bachelor) >
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Module responsibility
Authorized examiners
Entry requirements
Skills to be acquired in this module
Professional competence
The students:
  • characterise the different computer science education (CSE) concepts and approaches, e.g. the early approaches of CSE in school or the concept of computer science (CS) in contexts
  • select and discuss teaching subjects by analysing didactic approaches and concepts
  • describe the general education character of CS
  • compare the different approaches and concepts of CSE and are able to illustrate common features and contradictions
  • reflect lesson subjects by the approaches and topics of CSE

Methodological competence
The students:
  • link the concepts and approaches of CSE with the educational reconstruction
  • classify the similarities and differences of the concepts and approaches of CSE academically

Social competence
The students:
  • discuss the concepts and approaches of CSE with students and lectures academically
  • accept the thoughts of other students and lectures
  • give and accept criticism objectively

The students:
  • integrate the concepts and approaches of CSE into their planning and operations
  • reflect their self-perception with regard to the concepts and approaches of CSE
Module contents
The field of CSE is introduced by this module. Different CSE approaches and concepts are presented. These CSE approaches and concepts are, e.g.:
  • early concepts of CS in schools
  • general education character of CS
  • idea oriented approach of CSE
  • information centred approach of CSE
  • CSE in elementary school
  • system oriented approach

Subjects like „CS projects in class“ are also part of this module.
Reader's advisory
  • Schwill, A.; Schubert, S.: Didaktik der Informatik. Berlin: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag, 2004.
  • Hubwieser, P.: Didaktik der Informatik. Berlin: Springer Verlag, 2000.
Language of instruction German
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Modullevel AS (Akzentsetzung / Accentuation)
Modulart je nach Studiengang Pflicht oder Wahlpflicht
Lern-/Lehrform / Type of program V+Ü
Vorkenntnisse / Previous knowledge Fachliche Grundkenntnisse der Informatik
Course type Comment SWS Frequency Workload attendance
Lecture 2.00 SuSe 28 h
Exercises 2.00 SuSe 28 h
Total time of attendance for the module 56 h
Examination Time of examination Type of examination
Final exam of module
At the end of the lecture period
Oral exam