Program of Kolistelut 2002

Thursday 17th of October

Kersojen Kolistelut-Kids' Calling 14.00 - 19.00,
place: Science Park, room T/D106

Arrivals:

Bus transportation from the Joensuu airport at 21:00

-Joensuu, Tiedepuisto 21:30
-Koli      22:30

Friday 18th of October

7.00 - 8.30 Breakfast
8.30 - 9.00 Registration
9.00 - 9.30 Opening remarks:
Professor Erkki Sutinen,
chair of the Kolin Kolistelut
9.30 - 10.30 Paper Session 1:
Chair Marja Kuittinen,
University of Joensuu
  • Producing an E-Learning Web Course with IBM Knowledge Factory Team - Teemu Kerola, Harri Laine; University of Helsinki
  • On Improving the Interaction and Engagement with Electronic Course Material on Data Structures and Algorithms - Ari Korhonen, Lauri Malmi, Pekka Mård, Harri Salonen, Panu Silvasti; Helsinki University of Technology
10.30 - 10.45 Break
10.45 - 12.10 Paper Session 2:
Chair Lauri Malmi,
Helsinki University of Technology
  • Learning by Gaming in Adaptive Learning System - Wilhelmiina Hämäläinen, Niko Myller, Sari.H.Pitkänen; University of Joensuu, Javier Lopez-Cuadrado; University of Basque Country, Spain
  • Increasing Student Participation Through Online Virtual Environment - Harri Hämäläinen, Jouni Ikonen, Jari Porras; Lappeenranta Universiy of Technology
  • An Interactive Tool for Study Planning - Tiina Niklander, Vilho Raatikka, Anni Rytkönen; University of Helsinki
12.10 - 13.30 Lunch
13.30 - 14.30 Paper Session 3:
Chair Moti Ben-Ari,
Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
  • Problem Based Learning in Introductory Programming - Does It Scale Up? - Päivi Kinnunen, Lauri Malmi; Helsinki University of Technology
  • Teaching Computer Science by Playing - Wilhelmiina Hämäläinen, University of Joensuu
14.30 - 15.00 Coffee Break
15.00 - 16.30 Invited Seminar:
Chair Erkki Sutinen, University of Joensuu
  • Understanding Network Protocols. A Phenomenographic study - Anders Berglund, Uppsala University, Sweden
  • Discussion about the Research Approaches on Computer Science Education
16.30 - 17.00 Break
17.00 - 18.30 Dinner
18.30 - 20.00 Learning by Playing - Koli leikkii ja soi
Wilhelmiina Hämäläinen,University of Joensuu

In the playing session we shall learn to know each other by playing abstract datastructures and maybe other plays suitable for cs teaching. The session demonstrates some of the plays mentioned in Wilhelmiina's representation ("Teaching computer science by playing"). We can also invent and test new games or other experimental methods for cs teaching.

20.00 - 22.00 Sauna

Saturday 19th of October

7.00 - 9.00 Breakfast
9.00 - 9.15 Review of Friday:
Professor Erkki Sutinen
9.15 - 10.15 Keynote Speak:
"From Theory to Experiment to Practice in CS Education",
Moti Ben-Ari, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
10.15 - 10.30 Break
10.30 - 11.50 Paper Session 4:
Chair Anders Berglund,
Uppsala University, Sweden
  • Effortless Creation of Algorithm Visualization - Ville Karavirta, Ari Korhonen, Jussi Nikander, Petri Tenhunen; Helsinki University of Technology
  • A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words? - UML as a Multimedia Learning Tool - Carsten Schulte; University of Paderborn, Germany
  • Using Empirical Modelling to Simulate Robotics in Kids' Club - Pasi J. Eronen, Jari Järvelä, Marjo Virnes; University of Joensuu, Chris Roe; University of Warvick, United Kingdom
11.50 - 12.00 Break
12.00 - 13.15 Lunch
13.15 - 14.45 Demo Session 1:
  • Virtual Teaching Environment for Basic Studies in Telecommunication - Arto Kaarna, Miika Kuusinen, Petri Hiirsalmi; Lappeenranta University of Technology
  • Course Managament System for Large Scale Courses - Sami Ensio, Lauri Malmi, Tuomas Riski; Helsinki University of Technology
  • An Overview of Virtual Approbatur - Sirpa Torvinen; University of Joensuu
  • Old Fashioned Teaching Using Net - Arto Wikla; University of Helsinki
  • Reintroducing Exactness into High-School Mathematics - Remarks on the History and the Future of Quantification - Tanja Kavander, Mia Peltomäki, Sami Pyöttiälä, Tapio Salakoski; University of Turku
14.45 - 15.00 Coffee Break
15.00 - 17.00 Open discussion
Free time for exploring the surrounding nature of Koli
17.00 - 18.30 Dinner
18.30 - 20.00 Open discussion
20.00 - 22.00 Sauna

Sunday 20th of October

7.00 - 9.00 Breakfast
9.00 - 10.30 Review of the Conference, future plans, open discussion
10.30 - 11.00 Closing remarks: professor Erkki Sutinen
 

Depature:

Bus transportation from Koli to airport at 11:00:

- Joensuu 11:45
- Airport 12:30