Koli Calling

International Conference on Computing Education Research


Koli Calling 2011 Program
[Tentative schedule on 31st of October]

Thursday 17th

17:00 First transportation to Koli

  • 17:00 Science Park, Länsikatu 15
  • 17:15 Joensuu Airport (flight AY 489)
  • 17:45 Joensuu Railway Station (IC 5 from Helsinki at 17:47 & RT 783 from Pieksämäki at 17:02)
  • 19:20 Arrival at Koli

20:45 Second transportation to Koli CANCELLED

  • 20:45 Joensuu Railway Station (IC 77 from Helsinki at 20:46 & RT 785 from Pieksämäki at 20:38)
  • 21:00 Joensuu Science Park, Länsikatu 15 (if needed)
  • 21:20 Joensuu Airport (flight AY 499)
  • 23:00 Arrival at Koli

20:00 - 23:00 Welcome buffet available

Friday 18th

07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast
Registration (Robert McCartney, Ari Korhonen, and Yue Dai)
09:00 Opening Session (Chairs: Robert McCartney, Ari Korhonen)
09:10 Session 1: Program Comprehension (Chair: Satu Alaoutinen, Letech)

  • Teresa Busjahn, Carsten Schulte and Andreas Busjahn. Analysis of Code Reading to gain more Insight in Program Comprehension
  • Simon. Assignment and sequence: why some students can’t recognise a simple swap
  • Arnold Pears and Moritz Rogalli. mJeliot: A tool for enhanced interactivity in programming instruction

10:30 Coffee Break
10:50 Session 2:  Learning Programming from the Students' Perspective (Chair: Juha Sorva, Letech)

  • Neena Thota. Repertory Grid: Investigating Personal Constructs of Novice Programmers
  • Essi Isohanni and Maria Knobelsdorf. Students’ Long-Term Engagement with the Visualization Tool VIP
  • Jan Lönnberg, Lauri Malmi and Moti Ben-Ari. Evaluating a Visualisation of the Execution of a Concurrent Program

12:10 Lunch
13:30 Session 3: Teaching Programming (Chair: Neena Thota, UpCERG)

  • Reinhard Oldenburg. Reification and Symbolization
  • Arto Salminen, Juha-Matti Vanhatupa and Hannu-Matti Järvinen. Framework for Embedded Programming Course
  • Ville Tirronen and Ville Isomöttönen. Making Teaching of Programming Learning-Oriented and Learner-Directed

14:30 Coffee break
15:00 Session 4: Motivating Learning (Chair: Åsa Cajander, UpCERG)

  • Teemu H. Laine and Erkki Sutinen. Supporting Contextualised IT Curriculum with a Pervasive Game Project in Tanzania
  • Mikko Tiusanen and Riikka Lahtinen. Maze -- Moodle Module for Games of Exercises
  • Lasse Hakulinen. Using Serious Games in Computer Science Education
  • Jan Holz, Thiemo Leonhardt and Ulrik Schroeder. Using smartphones to motivate secondary school students for informatics

16:40 Free discussion and preparation for dinner
17:30 Dinner

19:00  - 21:00 Workshop: Secondary Computing Education (Chair: Carsten Schulte)

  • "Teaching computing at school and training computing teachers"
  • For those who have enrolled (see also the survey)

20:30 Sauna

Saturday 19th

07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast
09:00 Keynote Presentation (Chair : Robert McCartney)

  • Martti Penttonen. ICT at service of endangered languages

10:00 Coffee Break
10:30 Session 5: Tools and Learning Material Collaboration (Chair : Mikko-Jussi Laakso, TUCS)

  • Tapio Auvinen. Rubyric
  • Mikko Vesisenaho, Patrick Dillon and Teemu Valtonen. Collaboratively constructed lecture notes. Does the process of construction promote improvisation in learning?
  • Cliff Shaffer, Ville Karavirta, Ari Korhonen and Thomas Naps. OpenDSA: Beginning a Community Hypertextbook Project
11:40 Session 6: Introduction to Posters & Demonstrations (Chair: Ville Karavirta, Letech)
  • Juha-Matti Vanhatupa. Game Engines in Game Programming Education – Experiences from Use of the CAGE Game Engine
  • Lasse Hakulinen. Card Games for Teaching Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Tom Crick and Sue Sentance. Computing at School: Stimulating Computing Education in the UK
  • Sue Sentance. Learning from students: issues in computing education for 16-18 year olds

12:00 Lunch and free time for exploring the nature park
15:30  Coffee Break
15:40 Session 6: Posters & Demonstrations

  • Session 6 continues

16:40 Session 7: Back to School (Chair: Anna Eckerdal, UpCERG)

  • Louis Major, Theocharis Kyriacou and Pearl Brereton. Experiences of Prospective High School Teachers Using a Programming Teaching Tool    
  • Erika Abraham, Philipp Brauner, Florian Corzilius, Nils Jansen, Thiemo Leonhardt, Ulrich Loup, Nadine Bergner, Johanna Nellen and Ulrik Schroeder. On Collaboratively Conveying Real-time Systems to Pupils
  • Malte Hornung and Carsten Schulte. ProspectiveTeachers@Research - CS Teacher Education revised

17:40 - 19:00 PC meeting

  • For Program and Organizing Committee members only

19:00 Christmas Party Buffet
20:30 Sauna

Sunday 20th

07:00 - 09:00 Breakfast

09:00 Session 8: Have a Word (Chair: Ari Korhonen)

  • Remarks on Doctoral Consortium &
  • Secondary Computing Education Workshop
  • You can also reserve a very short presentation slot of your own from the Chairs

09:35 Brief closing remarks, Koli Calling 2012 chair announced, and departure coffee
10:00 Departure

  • 10:00 Leaving the hotel
  • 11:30 Joensuu Airport (flight AY3848 at 12:30)
  • 12:00 Joensuu Railway Station (IC 5 to Helsinki at 12:17 & RT 782 to Pieksämäki (Tampere, Turku) at 12:21
  • 12:30 Joensuu Science Park

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