Wednesday, November 8
09:00 – 09:45 Registration
09:45 – 10:00 Welcome
10:00 – 11:00 Teacher preparation in computing: Towards for a research agenda on teacher thinking and learning.
Aman Yadav
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee break
11:30 - 12:00 Learning Abstraction in Computer Science: A Gender Perspective (Full Paper)
David Statter and Michal Armoni
12:00 - 12:30 Computing Teachers’ Perspectives on Threshold Concepts: Functions and Procedural Abstraction (Full Paper)
Maria Kallia and Sue Sentance
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00 Working Group Session 1: stimulus & working plan
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 - 16:00 Problem Solving and Algorithmic Development with Flowcharts (Full Paper)
Renske Smetsers-Weeda and Sjaak Smetsers
16:00 - 16:30 A Categorizing Taxonomy for Occurring Problems During Robotics Activities (Work-in-Progress Paper)
Sandra Schulz and Niels Pinkwart
16:30 - 17:00 "A Database is Like a Dresser With Lots of Sorted Drawers": Secondary School Learners' Conceptions of Relational Databases (Full Paper) Torsten Brinda and Torsten Terjung
17:00 - 18:00 Steering Committee Meeting
18:00 Welcome Reception


Thursday, November 9
09:30 – 9:45 Welcome by prof. Marko van Eekelen
(head of Computer Science department, Open University)
09:45 – 10:45 Computing At School - Ten Years On
Simon Humphreys
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 - 11:45 To Scratch or not to Scratch? A controlled experiment comparing plugged and unplugged lessons (Full Paper)
Felienne Hermans and Efthimia Aivaloglou
11:45 - 12:15 Gender Differences in Scratch Programs of Primary School Children (Full Paper)
Alexandra Funke and Katharina Geldreich
12:15 - 12:45 Development of Computational Thinking Skills through Unplugged Activities in Primary School (Full Paper)
Christian Brackmann, Marcos Román-González, Jesús Moreno-León, Gregorio Robles, Ana Casali and Dante Barone
12:45 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:30 Working Group Session 2
14:30 – 15:00 Fast Forward-Poster Presentation
15:00 - 16:00 Poster Session & Coffee

Opinions of CS Teachers in Secondary School Education about CS in Primary School Education
How Pupils classify Digital Artifacts
Measurement and Visualization of Programming Processes of Primary School Students in Scratch
Bringing Algorithms to Flemish Classrooms: Teaching the Teachers, and some Students
Addressing teaching practises regarding software quality: Testing and debugging in the classroom
Implementation and evaluation of a simulator and debugger for physical computing environments
Settings and Contexts for Physical Computing in CS Classes
PRIMM: Exploring pedagogical approaches for teaching text-based programming in school
Towards a Grounded Theory of How Students Identify Computing
K-5 Teachers' Uses of Levels of Abstraction Focusing on Design
Computer Science in Early Childhood Education – Pedagogical Beliefs and Perceived Self-Confidence in Preschool Teacher
Mental Models, Career Aspirations, and the Acquirement of Basic Concepts of Computer Science in Elementary Education. Empirical Evaluation of the Computer Science Experimenter’s Kit
16:00 Excursion: City walk
19:00 Dinner


Friday, November 10
09:30 – 10:30 Working Group Session 3: Presentation & Discussion
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 - 11:30 Which Computing-Related Conceptions Do Learners Have About the Design and Operation of Smartphones? Results of an Interview Study (Full Paper)
Torsten Brinda and Friederike Braun
11:30 - 12:00 A theory based tool set for analysing reading processes in the context of learning programming (Work-in-Progress Paper)
Lea Budde, Birte Heinemann and Carsten Schulte
12:00 - 12:30 Teaching with physical computing devices: the BBC micro:bit initiative (Full Paper)
Sue Sentance, Jane Waite, Emily MacLeod and Lucy Yeomans
12:30 - 13:00 Closing Session
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch & Goodbye


Questions? Please contact Erik Barendsen (Institute for Computing and Information Sciences, Radboud University).

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