International Partnership for Computing in Science Education
Through workshops, summer programs, new learning material, courses for university teachers, exchange of faculty and students at all levels, the establishment of this network has the potential to add significant new insights and experiences on how computing can be integrated in a seamless way in our basic science education.
The first objective is to develop common initiatives where computing in science courses is introduced in a coherent way at all partner universities, from undergraduate to graduate studies. This objective will be linked closely with (second objective) science education research at all three universities, providing thereby unique and novel insights to the scientific community on the introduction of computing in science courses. The results and insights gained from the introduction of computing in physics courses, can be transferred to other disciplines in order to foster the understanding of computations and simulations as important scientific tools. The third objective of this partnership is the development of courses that target university teachers and teaching assistants. These will be intensive one-week courses and will include teaching practices and learning material that can aid university teachers in including computational exercises and projects.
Research Council of Norway, INTPART programme
University of Oslo
Michigan State University
Oregon State University