Using contributing student pedagogy to enhance support for teamworking in computer science projects

Phillips, Helen, Ivins, Wendy, Prickett, Tom, Walters, Julie and Strachan, Becky (2020) Using contributing student pedagogy to enhance support for teamworking in computer science projects. In: ACM Computing Education Practice Conference 2021, 7 Jan 2021, Durham University, Durham, UK. (In Press)

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Abstract

This paper discusses the progress made in an enhancement project completed at two Universities in the United Kingdom. It is reported that whilst teamworking is valued by employers, its inclusion is less well received by learners themselves [2,14,25]. The project is an example of contributing student pedagogy [9]. The work began as a project completed by a placement student as part of a university’s’ funded project [BLINDED]. The work explores learners’ perceptions and experiences of teamworking before and as part of taught courses. These views have been intercalated into an evolving set of guidelines that have been used to inform further enhancements. These guidelines were written to enable learners to develop their own teamworking agreements to set out expected behaviors for working in the team. Whilst a work in progress, the approach and outcomes will be of interest to others engaged in the delivery and enhancement of student teamwork within computing related programmes and potentially other disciplines.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Contributing Student Pedagogy, Teamworking, Project
Subjects: G900 Others in Mathematical and Computing Sciences
X300 Academic studies in Education
Department: Faculties > Engineering and Environment > Computer and Information Sciences
Depositing User: John Coen
Date Deposited: 26 Nov 2020 14:10
Last Modified: 26 Nov 2020 14:15
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/44847

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