DEC Scan Journal : Volume 36 Issue 1
2017 Volume 36, Issue 1 34 Contents Editorial Learning & teaching Research Share this Resource reviews Computational thinking task design and assessment Liliana Ructtinger, Research Coordinator, NSW Department of Education Robert Stevens, Manager, Research, School Policy and Information Management, NSW Department of Education Introduction Recent media coverage in Australia has highlighted the need to prepare students for a future in which digital communications and technology will present an increasingly important source of distinction in allowing access to employment opportunities and in participation as informed, capable and engaged citizens (Dodd, 2014; Foo, 2014; McDougall, 2015; Shiffman, 2015). Following the revised Australian Curriculum, NSW Educational Standards Authority (NESA), formerly The Board of Studies Teaching and Educational Standards NSW has published resources to support teaching across this broad and varied discourse which makes explicit connections to coding as well as to other elements such as critical and creative thinking that can be incorporated across the curriculum.
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