EDUC 664 Teaching K-12 Computational Thinking

Online Course 3 semester hours graduate credit
Instructor: Shelley Lee
Fall: October 2 - December 1, 2017

Tuition, Due Dates, and Registration

Who Should Enroll

  • Tech integration teachers
  • Educational technology teachers
  • Elementary, middle school, and high school educators
  • School library media specialists
  • STEM educators
  • Those working with incarcerated youth outside of traditional K-12 education

You Will Learn How to

  • Integrate coding and computational thinking activities with curriculum
  • Design instructional activities for promoting computational thinking as a method for solving real-world problems
  • Guide students in developing an interest in computer science and coding
  • Evaluate computer coding curriculum materials, both print and electronic
  • Teach coding using various coding languages

Course Description

Research, issues, and problems related to teaching K-12 computational thinking, including problem-based learning, computer coding, and applications in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM)-related fields.

This course is an approved elective in the Master of Science in Education online degree program.

You may enroll in this course to meet your goals for

  • professional development
  • continuing education refresher course
  • license renewal
  • graduate credits
  • transfer to another university.

If you need a copy of the syllabus for your district to approve enrollment in the class, email: Online Professional Development
Phone: 715-232-2693


Krauss, J., & Prottsman, K. (2017) Computational Thinking and Coding for Every Student. Corwin Press. ISBN: 9781506341286 Also available as an e-text. eText ISBN: 9781506341279

No travel to campus required.

  • Participate 24/7 from your home or work computer during hours that are best for your work and family schedule.
  • The class is highly interactive with a significant discussion component.
  • All discussion postings, projects, and assignments will be submitted via the course discussion board and Dropbox.
  • Activities are conducted according to a schedule with specific due dates each week.
  • There are no required "live" chat sessions.
  • This is not a self-paced class.

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University of Wisconsin - Stout
Menomonie, WI 54751
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