Conceitos de Computação e Sociedade na Formação em Computação (Computer and Society Concepts in Computing Education)

Marília Abrahão Amaral (, Maria Claudia Figueiredo Pereira Emer (, Mariangela Oliveira Gomes Setti (

Universidade Tecnológica Federal do Paraná
This paper appears in: Revista IEEE América Latina

Publication Date: Jan. 2015
Volume: 13,   Issue: 1 
ISSN: 1548-0992

The training of professionals in computing that have a humanistic vision is an interdisciplinary task that involves content Computing and Social Sciences. This article discusses the practice of the contents of Computing and Society in a curriculum of Bachelor of Information Systems, concerned with the use of principles of constructivist pedagogy and social interactionism the proposed activities. The pedagogical design of the course in that discipline is inserted, lists the inherent discipline content and the way the social constructivism and social interactionism based the methodology adopted. To address such pedagogical aspects students were encouraged to seek a community in need of support for the inclusion of computing one of its activities. This document presents the twelve projects generated in the discipline as well as the perception of the students about the consequences of the activity

Index Terms:
Curricula, Computing and Society, Interactive Process, Interdisciplinarity   

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