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Talbot Hotel Stillorgan

Stillorgan Rd

Woodland

A94 V6K5 Dublin

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TY Teacher Training - Introduction to Computer Science - Computing, Programming & ICT Skills for TY Students:

Aim:

Recent statistics and surveys have shown a very poor entry level into the field of Computer Science (CS), statistics also show high dropout rates for the students who do enter third level CS due to a basic lack of exposure. The aim of this course is to aid TY teachers introduce their student to CS and take the fear out of the unknown whilst giving their students an overview of the different elements of Computer Science, thus allowing the student to make an educated choice to consider CS as a progressive third level option.

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The goal of this Transition Year module is to introduce students to computing, coding, ICT Skill and the area of Computer Science in a fun and exciting way. This module was designed with this goal in mind and to ensure the fear is taken out of the unknown. At the end of the course students will have a good understanding of all the below elements whilst also learning how to plan and design projects. They will learn how to work together in teams and they will have the opportunity to present their work to their peers and teachers.

Elements:

  1. Industry Introduction:
  2. Introduction to Programming. (Use Scratch)
  3. Computer Science (CS) Unplugged
  4. Introduction to industry elements:
  5. HTML & CSS: (Use Worksheets)
  6. Exploring Python:

Upon completion of this course TY teachers will be able to develop a tailor made CS course to suit TY time tables. Teachers will recieve over 100 hours teaching resources.

NB. Lunch is included and all parking at venues is free.

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