Written to meet the needs of teachers, lecturers and tutors, this is a comprehensive guide to understanding the key issues, best practices and new developments in learning and teaching in information and computer sciences in higher education.
It covers a range of issues relating to teaching within the broad discipline of computing at under- and post-graduate level, including:
* links with industry
* international perspectives
* innovative techniques for teaching
* effective use of ICT in teaching.
Effective Learning and Teaching in Computing will be essential reading for less experienced teachers seeking authoritative guidance as well as experienced teachers seeking material for reflection and advice.
Alastair Irons is Associate Dean of the School for Informatics at Northumbria University. Sylvia Alexander is Lecturer in Computing at the University of Ulster, Jordanstown and Manager of the National Subject Centre for Information and Computer Sciences.
'This is an excellent guide for both new and experienced teachers in computing.' -Sanjaya Mishra, BJET, September 2005