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A Study on Coding Education of Non-Computer Majors for IT Convergence Education

IT 융합교육을 위한 비전공자 코딩교육의 발전방안

  • Pi, Su-Young (Dept. of Institute of Liberal Education, Catholic University of Daegu)
  • 피수영 (대구가톨릭대학교 교양교육원)
  • Received : 2016.08.05
  • Accepted : 2016.10.20
  • Published : 2016.10.28

Abstract

Coding education is an effective convergence type educational tool. While solving problems and designing programs, students can enhance problem solving ability, logical reasoning ability and creative thinking. Researches on coding education are done primarily for elementary school and middle school students. However, researches on college students are lacking. Today, educating college students about coding is in dire need. Although there are efforts to promote the importance of coding education and make it requirements. People find it difficult to find ways to provide training. There is a need for researches on coding as universal education. Therefore, this research proposed educational training using app inventor based on flipped running in order to effectively promote coding education. This study conducted the survey and the personal interview to measure the effectiveness of coding education. It is hoped that, through coding education, students who do not major in coding could combined their knowledge of their major with coding to improve their problem solving ability to solve various problems based on computing knowledge and approach.

Keywords

Convergence Education;Coding Education;Computational Thinking;Flipped Learning;App Inventor

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 대구가톨릭대학교

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