Pasternak, A., & Vahrenhold, J. (2012, February). Design and evaluation of a braided teaching course in sixth grade computer science education. In Proceedings of the 43rd ACM technical symposium on Computer Science Education (pp. 45-50). ACM.


Type: Empirical

Purpose: "We report on the design and evaluation of the first year of a Computer Science course in lower secondary education that implements the concept of braided teaching" (p. 45).

Findings: "Be- sides being a proof-of-concept, our study demonstrates that students can indeed be taught Computer Science (as op- posed to Information and Communication Technology) as early as in sixth grade while at the same time not falling be- hind with respect to Information Technology Literacy" (p. 45).



Sample Size: 171

Participant Type: Students, 6th grade