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Creative Coding (EDMA 283)

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*Self-Paced: You are required to schedule two virtual meetings with your instructor – one at mid-term one at the end of the course.
3 Semester Hours of Credit 

Summer 2024 Course Dates: May 2 - August 21, 2024
*Registration will open March 1, 2024, and you have until June 12, 2024 to register.
ALL ASSIGNMENTS ARE TO BE TURNED IN BY August 7, 2024,
but you should be submitting your work as you complete it. You then have two weeks to virtually meet with your instructor before the course ends on August 21, 2024.
Anticipated Fall 2024 Course Dates: September 2 - December 16, 2024.

Developed by Drake University
Graduate Credit-3 semester hours, $660.00 (not including the cost of the textbook)‌

Online Course Description
Computer science is all around us and can be used to elevate learning across multiple disciplines. This course will help elementary age students build a prototyping mindset as it introduces ways to integrate programming into various content areas, which include but are not limited to: math, reading, writing, science, and social studies. Educators will design lessons and complete activities using a block based visual coding language that can be intertwined into all learning experiences within the elementary classroom.

Required Textbooks:

The following required texts can be purchased on Amazon as a paperback or an ebook.

Title: This is a Prototype: The Curious Craft of Exploring New Ideas
Author: Scott Witthoft
ISBN Paperback: 1984858041
Link: https://www.amazon.com/This-Prototype-Exploring-Stanford-d-school/dp/1984858041

Additional Resources:

In addition to the required course text, there will be resources outlined in each module that you will read or view.  Throughout the course you will also be gathering your own resources to align with your classroom needs.

SYLLABUS

This course may not run as scheduled if we do not reach our minimum number of registrations. Should this occur, all registered students will have the option of receiving a full refund OR rolling the registration over into the following semester.