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Article

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Computer Sciences

Publication Details

Encyclopedia of Education and Information Technologies. Editor: Arthur Tatnall, Published by Springer, Cham.

Abstract

Historically programming has not been a subject studied at 2nd level in Ireland, and degree programmes in Irish 3rd level institutions have taken a ‘From-scratch’ approach to the teaching of programming. It has become apparent that increasing numbers of students arriving into undergraduate computing and engineering degree programmes in Irish 3rd-level institutions have prior experience of computer programming, and the situation regarding the teaching of programming in the Irish School system is currently changing.

DOI

https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-10576-1_190

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