On 26th June 2018 I was very pleased to talk about the work members of the Computing team at the University of Northampton have been involved in, around games within the teaching of problem-solving and programming.
The recent #WomenEd meeting, in Milton Keynes, organised by Anita Devi (@Butterflycolour), Anne Goldsmith (@AnneMGoldsmith) and Jay Rixon(@teaching_think) (focused on Games in Education and a lively discussion on this topic was had, after a number of presentations. Below are the slides to my presentation.
Games in Teaching Programming: HE Perspective from Scott Turner
Some of the tweets from the event
#Edgames as promised here is my crib sheet on games and tech in the classroom- feel free to share it or download it! https://t.co/rha6Zt4LMU— ThinkTeaching (@teaching_think) June 28, 2018
Thanks for coming @cookiehj1 it was such a rich discussion! Thanks to @AnneMGoldsmith for hosting #EdGames @Butterflycolour a great #WomenEd event. Thanks too to all the speakers and attendees.. https://t.co/IzcuBNNL9m— ThinkTeaching (@teaching_think) June 28, 2018
#WomenEd #EdGames we are having great ( and quite in-depth) discussions on #gaming in education-lots of knowledge exchange going on! pic.twitter.com/Cr16WG1TnQ— ThinkTeaching (@teaching_think) June 28, 2018
#WomenEd #EdGames @scottturneruon from @UniNorthants sharing why gaming in #highered #HEI is relevant for developing #ChangeMakers #ProblemSolvers @teaching_think To game or not to game! pic.twitter.com/KfP38R9aF2— Anita Devi | FRSA ✨ (@Butterflycolour) June 28, 2018
Final session #WomenEd #EdGames @Sarahinthelib #Research / information organisation games pic.twitter.com/IwWCofGhBM— Anita Devi | FRSA ✨ (@Butterflycolour) June 28, 2018
Thank you so much for inviting me - a really interesting evening with a conversation to be continued and shared more widely. https://t.co/dymqOHml7G— JFlutter (@CCTCommunities) June 28, 2018
Possibly usefully references
|Turner, S. J. (2017) Junkbots - Crumble eggbot. Workshop presented to: Mozilla Festival, Ravensbourne College, London, 27-29 October 2017. Available at https://doi.org/10.6084/m9.figshare.5687425.v1|
|Hill, G. and Turner, S. J. (2014) Problems First, Second and Third. International Journal of Quality Assurance in Engineering and Technology Education (IJQAETE). 3(3), pp. 88-109. ISSN: 2155-496|
|Hill G, Turner S (2011) Chapter 7 Problems First Software Industry-Oriented Education Practices and Curriculum Development: Experiences and Lessons edited by Drs. Matthew Hussey, Xiaofei Xu and Bing Wu. ISBN: 978-1609607975 IGI Global June 2011|
|Turner S and Hill G(2008) "Robotics within the Teaching of Problem-Solving" ITALICS vol. 7 No. 1 June 2008 pp 108-119 ISSN 1473-7507 http://dx.doi.org/10.11120/ital.2008.07010108|