Revolutionizing Curricula Through Computational Thinking, Logic, and Problem Solving

Revolutionizing Curricula Through Computational Thinking, Logic, and Problem Solving

Projected Release Date: May, 2024|Copyright: © 2024 |Pages: 350
DOI: 10.4018/979-8-3693-1974-1
ISBN13: 9798369319741|EISBN13: 9798369319758
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Description:

In today's rapidly evolving educational landscape, traditional teaching methods often fail to equip students with the skills necessary for success in the 21st century. The siloed approach to education, where subjects are taught in isolation, must reflect the interconnected nature of modern challenges. This disconnect between traditional educational models and the needs of the future workforce is a serious concern among educators. They face the challenge of preparing students for professions that still need to be created using tools and technologies that are still emerging.

Revolutionizing Curricula Through Computational Thinking, Logic, and Problem Solving offers a transformative solution to this challenge. By advocating for computational thinking as a fundamental skill set applicable across all academic disciplines, the book provides educators with the tools to bridge this gap. It introduces computational thinking not just as a technical skill but as a way of problem-solving and logical reasoning that enhances critical thinking across subjects. Through practical lesson plans, case studies, and strategies, educators can seamlessly integrate computational thinking into their classrooms, preparing students for the complexities of the modern world.

This book is more than a theoretical discussion, it is a hands-on guide for educators seeking to adapt their teaching methods to meet future demands. By showcasing real-world applications and emphasizing the universality of computational thinking, it empowers educators to create dynamic learning environments that nurture innovation and adaptability. Revolutionizing Curricula Through Computational Thinking, Logic, and Problem Solving is not just a tool for teaching students how to code; it is curating an environment where thinking critically and solving complex problems are welcomed and guide the next generation towards a thriving future in a rapidly changing world.

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The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Algorithmic Design
  • Analyzing Themes
  • Applicability in Non-STEM
  • Computational Tools
  • Critical Thinking
  • Digital Creation
  • Educator Training
  • Global Education Trends
  • Innovation
  • Outcomes Prediction
  • Practical Lesson Plans
  • Student Engagement Strategies
  • Technology in Learning
  • Workforce Skills
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Editor/Author Biographies

Experienced Computer Science & Software Engineering Professor with a demonstrated history of work in higher education and the software industry. Skilled in Computer Science, Software Engineering & Development applying best practices of object-Oriented and Functional Programming, Full-stack web application experience with Ruby on Rails, Django, Grails and IHP, some front-end development with Elm, strong hand in functional programming with Haskell and Clojure, and growing expertise in Data Science and Machine Learning using Python libraries -- Numpy, SciPy, Pandas and Scikit Learn. Strong education background with a PhD in Computer Science specialized in Distributed Databases from Cardiff University / Prifysgol Caerdydd.

Narasimha Rao Vajjhala is working as the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at the University of New York Tirana, Albania. He had previously worked as the Chair of Computer Science and Software Engineering programs at the American University of Nigeria. He is a senior member of ACM and IEEE. He is the Editor-in-Chief (EiC) of the International Journal of Risk and Contingency Management (IJRCM). He is also a member of the Risk Management Society (RIMS), and the Project Management Institute (PMI). He has over 23 years of experience teaching programming and database-related courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels in Europe and Africa. He has also worked as a consultant in technology firms in Europe and has experience participating in EU-funded projects. He has completed a Doctorate in Information Systems and Technology (United States); holds a Master of Science in Computer Science and Applications (India), and a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Information Systems (Switzerland).
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