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This entry is from Winter semester 2016/17 and might be obsolete. You can find a current equivalent here.

CS 505 — Introduction into the Didactics of Informatics
(dt. Einführung in die Didaktik der Informatik)

Level, degree of commitment Basic module, depends on importing study program
Forms of teaching and learning,
Lecture or seminar (2 SWS),
90 hours (attendance in den Lehrveranstaltungen 30 h, preparation and follow-up inklusive Studienleistungen 30 h, Vorbereitung and Ablegen von Prüfungsleistungen 30 h)
Credit points,
formal requirements
3 CP
In the lecture written examination (120 min.) or in the seminar 1) seminar presentation (45 min., 2 CP) and 2) written examination (90 min., 1 CP)
The grading is done with 0 to 15 points according to the examination regulations for the degree program LAaG Computer Science. In the event of failure, a total of 4 attempts are available for the examination.
Origin LAaG Computer Science
One semester,
Jedes zweite Sommersemester
Person in charge of the module's outline N.N.


The content areas

  • Information and data,
  • Algorithms,
  • Languages and automata,
  • Information systems,
  • Computer science, people and society,

and the process areas

  • Modeling and Implementing,
  • Justify and evaluate,
  • Structuring and connecting,
  • Communicating and cooperating,
  • Illustrating and Interpreting

are analysed and discussed on the basis of concrete teaching situations.

Qualification Goals


The students

  • present the basics of performance assessment and learning support in accordance with the subject and requirements, reflect on them and apply them in example situations,
  • analyse and explain learning difficulties as examples and assess development opportunities,
  • analyse, justify and plan the use of media - especially work in the computer laboratory - in computer science lessons and in information and communication technology.

Qualification goals:

The students

  • justify the educational goals of the subject Computer Science and present and reflect its legitimation and development in the social and historical context,
  • know and present subject-didactic theories and subject-didactic research for teaching and learning.


Translation is missing. Here is the German original:

Keine. Empfohlen werden die Kompetenzen, die in den Modulen Objektorientierte Programmierung (CS 110) und Grundlagen der Linearen Algebra (CS 180) oder Grundlagen der Analysis (CS 280) vermittelt werden


The module can be attended at FB12 in study program(s)

  • LAaG Computer Science

When studying LAaG Computer Science, this module must be completed in the study area Basic Modules.

Recommended Reading

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Please note:

This page describes a module according to the latest valid module guide in Winter semester 2016/17. Most rules valid for a module are not covered by the examination regulations and can therefore be updated on a semesterly basis. The following versions are available in the online module guide:

The module guide contains all modules, independent of the current event offer. Please compare the current course catalogue in Marvin.

The information in this online module guide was created automatically. Legally binding is only the information in the examination regulations (Prüfungsordnung). If you notice any discrepancies or errors, we would be grateful for any advice.