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Physical computing in Making Construals Environment

Arduinola construal is one of the examples using the physical computing plugin.

Physical computing devices, such as educational robotics and different kind of microcontroller boards are gaining popularity as hands-on learning environments for familiarising student with coding and computer technology in general. Now tools developed at the CONSTRUIT! project, especially js-eden, have

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Constructionism 2016 conference

Two papers related to the CONSTRUIT! project were presented at the Constructionism 2016 Conference that was held in Bangkok (Thailand) on February 1-5, 2016. The two presentations are available via Youtube:

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The second CONSTRUIT! newsletter out now!

The second newsletter

The second CONSTRUIT! newsletter is available online. Click here to download!

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CONSTRUIT! get together at Warwick, UK

The CONSTRUIT! team got together in Warwick (UK) on December 12-16, 2015 in the context of the C6 learning activity. The principal objective of C6 was to generate feedback to support the further development of the resources for Making Construals (MC).

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CONSTRUIT! at Koli Calling

CONSTRUIT! was presented at Koli (Finland) in the context of the 15th International Koli Calling Conference on Computing Education Research (November 19-22, 2015). See the poster presented! Publication: M. Beynon, R. Boyatt, I. Jormanainen, A. Moreno, “Where Making Construals Meets Learning to Code“, in

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CONSTRUIT! goes to FOSSCOMM 2015

FOSSCOMM 2015 (Free and Open Source Software Communities) is a Greek conference aiming at Open Source enthusiasts, developers, and communities. The conference will take place in Athens (Greece) on November 6-8, 2015. http://lanyrd.com/2015/fosscomm2015/

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CONSTRUIT! exploratory workshop at ITAG 2015

The Construit! exploratory workshop took place on October 23, 2015 in the context of ITAG Conference. The new version of the JS-EDEN environment was deployed and the audience was smoothly engaged in the basics of ‘construal making’ through pre-developed construals.

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Interview at the ITAG 2015 conference

Meurig Beynon (the scientific leaders of CONSTRUIT! project) gave an interview at ITAG (Interactive Technologies and Games) 2015 Conference. The conference took place on October 22-23, 2015 in Nottingham, UK.

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CONSTRUIT! at the ITAG Conference

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CONSTRUIT! team member present the principles for ‘construal making’ and the new version of JS-Eden at the ITAG Conference.

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New article published!

An article (available in Greek) related to the ideas underpinning “construal making” was published in the proceedings of the 8th Pan-Hellenic Conference on ICT in the Didactic Praxis. Click here to download the paper

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