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Enthusing and inspiring with reusable kinaesthetic activities

By Paul Curzon, Quintin I. Cutts and Tim Bell

Abstract

We describe the experiences of three University projects that use a style of physical, non-computer based activity to enthuse and teach school students computer science concepts. We show that this kind of activity is effective as an outreach and teaching resource even when reused across different age/ability ranges, in lecture and workshop formats and for delivery by different people. We introduce the concept of a Reusable Outreach Object (ROO) that extends Reusable Learning Objects. and argue for a community effort in developing a repository of such objects

Year: 2009
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.gla.ac.uk:45875
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