Author: Tim Bell
Bio Note: Tim Bell is a full professor in the Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch, New Zealand. His main current research interest is computer science education; in the past he has also worked on computers and music, and data compression. His “Computer Science Unplugged” project is widely used internationally, and its books and videos have been translated into about 25 languages. He has received several awards for his work in CS communication, including the 2018 ACM SIGCSE Outstanding Contribution to Computer Science Education award, and he is an ACM Distinguished Member. He has co-authored four books and around 140 academic papers.
Affiliation: University of Canterbury, New Zealand
Publications in Constructivist Foundations
Bell T. & Lodi M. (2019) Authors’ response: Keeping the “computation” in “computational thinking” through unplugged activities. Constructivist Foundations 14(3): 357–359. https://constructivist.info/14/3/357
Bell T. & Lodi M. (2019) Constructing computational thinking without using computers. Constructivist Foundations 14(3): 342–351. https://constructivist.info/14/3/342