This paper describes Threshold Concepts, a theory of learning that distinguishes core concepts whose characteristics can make them troublesome in learning. With an eye to applying this theory in computer science, we consider this notion in the context of related topics in computer science education.
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the 11th annual SIGCSE conference on Innovation and technology in computer science education|
|Subtitle of host publication||ACM SIGCSE Bulletin|
|Publication status||Published - Sept 2006|
|Event||ITiCSE '06 11th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education - Bologna, Italy|
Duration: 26 Jun 2006 → 28 Jun 2006
|Conference||ITiCSE '06 11th Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education|
|Period||26 Jun 2006 → 28 Jun 2006|