What is it about?

Computational thinking have grown rapidly in the last decade, we show the origin of the phenomenon, how it was adopted and how it progressed over the years. Our analysis shows a focus from American based institutions, a recent uptick from other countries and a focus on learning, problem-solving and coding.

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Why is it important?

Computational thinking has been driven by few themes, and there are much to be expected in the future in different directions.


Diversity of future topics and countries are keys for future development of the field.

Mohammed Saqr
University of Eastern Finland

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This page is a summary of: People, Ideas, Milestones: A Scientometric Study of Computational Thinking, ACM Transactions on Computing Education, March 2021, ACM (Association for Computing Machinery),
DOI: 10.1145/3445984.
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