Computing Education

Torsten Brinda 1
  • 1 University of Duisburg-Essen, Computing Education Research Group, D-45127, Essen, Germany
Torsten Brinda
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  • Prof. Dr. Torsten Brinda studied Computer Science at the University of Dortmund (Diploma 1998). He started his scientific career in the Computing Education Research Groups at the universities of Dortmund (until 2002) and Siegen (until 2005), where he 2004 received his doctoral degree. From 2005 to 2012 he worked as a full professor for computing education research at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, since then in the same position at the University of Duisburg-Essen. He is an active member of ACM SIGCSE, IFIP TC3 and the German Informatics association (GI), where he is the current chairman of the technical committee for “Computing Education Research/Computing and Education”.
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    P. Hubwieser, M. Armoni, T. Brinda, V. Dagiene, I. Diethelm, M. N. Giannakos, M. Knobelsdorf, J. Magenheim, R. Mittermeir, and S. Schubert. Computer science/informatics in secondary education. Proceedings of the 16th annual conference reports on Innovation and technology in computer science education – working group reports. ACM Press, New York 2011, pp. 19–38.

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    The Royal Society. After the reboot: computing education in UK schools. Retrieved from:, 2017.

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    Institut für Bildung in der Informationsgesellschaft. Stakeholder-Studie zum Bundestagsbeschluss “Durch Stärkung der Digitalen Bildung Medienkompetenz fördern und digitale Spaltung überwinden” (in German). Retrieved from:, 2016.

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    The Standing Conference of the German Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs. Bildung in der digitalen Welt. Strategic concept (in German, English summary available). Retrieved from:, 2016.

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    T. Brinda and I. Diethelm. Education in the Digital Networked World. Proceedings of the World Conference on Computers in Education (WCCE 2017, Dublin/Ireland, July 2–6, 2017). Springer, Cham, Switzerland 2018.

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