Beyond Minecraft: Facilitating Computational Thinking through Modeling and Programming in 3D

Beyond Minecraft: Facilitating Computational Thinking through Modeling and Programming in 3D

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Visual programming in 3D sounds much more appealing than programming in 2D, but what are its benefits? Here, University of Colorado Boulder educators discuss the differences between 2D and 3D regarding three concepts connecting computer graphics to computer science education: ownership, spatial thinking, and syntonicity.

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2014