St Brigid's College, Loughrea

Coding Department

Coding Department

The Teaching Team

Isabel Collins, Johnny Coen, Aideen Flannery, Niall Maher, Colette Plower

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The Coding Department offer a short course in coding to all students in 1st, 2nd and 3rd year. The short courses focuses on a number of aspects of coding and computer science over the three years. These include:

  • Learning to touch type
  • Learning basic word processing skills in Microsoft Office
  • The parts of a computer and proper maintenance
  • The application of the internet and web design
  • Learning to Code - Khan Academy (Javascript)
  • Continuing the Code - Scratch
  • Web Design - HTML & CSS

Examples of student projects can be found at the links below:

Javascript Examples

https://www.khanacademy.org/computer-programming/cba-1-car/5142844800172032

https://www.khanacademy.org/computer-programming/car/5261567334744064

Scratch Examples

https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/291022873/fullscreen/

https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/295462426/fullscreen/

Assessment

The Short Course in Coding is assessed through a CBA (Continuous Based Assessment) which is completed in Third Year.

This is a student based project whereby students apply the skills that they have learned over the previous two years.

Junior Cert Specification and Curriculum can be viewed here:

https://stbrigidscollege.ie/Content/2019/9/NCCAJCShortCourseCoding.pdf

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Baunoge,
Loughrea,
Co. Galway,
Ireland

091 841 919

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