Course Level
CS0
CS1
CS2
Collection Item Type
Teaching Paper
Synopsis

This Teaching Paper is an introduction to how to do POGIL in an introductory computing classroom. POGIL is an evidence-based instructional strategy that incorporates collaborative learning practices that can be useful for creating inclusive student community that can benefit students from traditionally underrepresented populations. In a POGIL classroom, student teams work on activities that are specifically designed to guide them to discover and understand core concepts (the guided inquiry) together.

Recommendations

To explore POGIL assignments by the authors of this teaching paper, see:

Engagement Highlights

In using POGIL, students develop process skills, such as communication, teamwork, critical thinking, and problem solving. Well-structured teamwork can help grow Inclusive Student Community.

Engagement Practices Employed

Materials and Links

Computer Science Details

Programming Language
Java
Python
Other Programming Language
None

Material Format and Licensing Information

Creative Commons License
CC BY-NC-ND

Author's Institutional Information

Institution Type
Baccalaureate Colleges - Liberal Arts