LCER Symposium

The London Computing Education Research Symposium is a one-day conference for computing education researchers to share their research, meet others with similar interests, and set up collaborative projects. It will be held on the 11th of June 2018 at King’s College London, Bush House.

This symposium will enable the sharing of a range of innovative academic work in this broad field. The purpose of the conference is to bring together academics, researchers, students and teachers who are interested in computing education.

The theme for this year is Computing for All with abstracts solicited under the following themes.

  • Removing barriers to computing education
  • Computing for all ages
  • Motivation and interest in computing
  • Equity and inclusion in computing
  • Gender balance and computing
  • Computing around the world
  • Learning, teaching and assessment of programming
  • Tools and techniques for teaching Computing
  • Pedagogical approaches which make Computing accessible
  • The implications of mandatory computing

We invite you to submit abstracts of 600 words or less by  April 20th. Instructions on how to submit are  here .

Your abstract may relate to computing education in school, higher education or in an adult learning environment, and to either formal or informal learning.

Author(s) of an accepted abstract will give a 15-minute presentation at the conference. If accepted, we would recommend that you prepare a paper as well as a presentation that you can circulate at the conference.

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