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2018.12.21 | Seminar

Processing Community Day

On the 9 Feb 2019 in DOKK1, Aarhus. PCD is an event about software-based projects, code, diversity and community outreach. There will be more than 80 international cities are joining during the same month.

2018.12.20 | Events, Conference

CCTD at FabLearn Europe 2019

CCTD will attend FabLearn Europe at University of Oulu, Oulu, Finland on May 28-29, 2019. The conference explores digital fabrication in education, making in educational contexts, and hands-on learning for the 21st Century.

Opening of CCTD

2018.09.19 | Ceremony / opening

Opening of Center for Computational Thinking & Design

at Aarhus University, Peter Bøgh Andersen Auditoriet, Finlandsgade 21, 8200 Aarhus N

2018.06.29 | CCT

2-day workshop: Experimental Creative Writing with Natural Language Processing by Allison Parris

As part of the Humans and IT research programme (HIT), Digital Aesthetics Research Center (DARC) has invited Allison Parrish, a programmer, poet and educator, to give a two-day hands-on workshop regarding the state of the art of natural language processing, exploring the relationship between art, culture, creativity,…

The micro:bit features 25 programmable LEDs, a light sensor, two buttons, an accelerometer, a thermometer, a compass, 25 external ports and communication works via radio, bluetooth or USB.   (photo: microbit.org)

2018.04.17 | CCT

Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) launches ultra:bit

65000 Danish fourth graders will receive a micro:bit The national Danish Broadcasting Corporation (DR) has launched a new project involving 65000 Danish fourth graders will focus on working with creativity and teknologi. The School of Communication and Culture at Aarhus University is one of the many organizations that are involved in the project,…

2018.03.05 | CCT

Ole Sejer Iversen in Deadline on DR

Ole Sejer Iversen was invited the Danish tv-show Deadline together with Jesper Balslev. During the discussion they touch upon whether the heavy investments in IT (in K9 education) has been productive for children’s learning. In the debate, Ole points out that it is important to distinguish between IT supported learning and Computational…

2018.02.22 | CCT

Upcoming lectures and activities related to Computational Thinking and Design

During March and April there is a number of lectures and activities that relate to CCTD. The list below will be update when further details are available Guest lecture by Nick Montfort | 22 Mar 2018 (Thur) 15.00-17.00, venue Building 5008-138 Abstract: One of the problems that is acute in the digital humanities but also noticeable in many…

The Danish Minister of Education, Merete Riisager (foto, Steen Brogaard)

2018.01.25 | CCT

Computational Thinking and Design to become a mandatory part of curriculum in Danish primary school

The Danish government has announced plans to make Computational Thinking and Design a mandatory part of the danish primary school as a part of the new subject “Technology Comprehension”. The new subject is already being implemented as an experimental subject, and this new bigger effort will start alongside the existing work being led by CCTD.…

Ole Sejer Iversen

2018.01.16 | CCT

New head of CCTD

Professor Ole Sejer Iversen has been appointed as the new head of the Center for Computational Thinking and Design at Aarhus University from the 1st of January 2018. Follow this link to view Ole's profiles which includes his publications and CV. 

2017.10.01 | CCT

Grant awarded for CCTD

Center for Computational Thinking and Design has been awarded a grant of 4 million dkk from IT-Vest (www.it-vest.dk). The grant enables interdisciplinary development of different perspective on Computational Thinking and Design and development of “21st century skills” across different levels of education in Denmark. 

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