Computing Technology: A Project-Base Approached Student Book [Text + Nelson MindTap]

  • David Grover & Lenore Carr
  • Paperback+Digital Access
  • Nelson Cengage
  • 01/10/2023
  • ISBN: 9780170442787

RRP: $72.95 (Inc. GST)


Written by a highly respected author team, Nelson Computing Technology: A Project-Based Approach has been explicitly created to align with the new NESA 7-10 Computing Technology syllabus. This new edition comprehensively addresses each core topic and incorporates key concepts into project-based learning options.

Comprehensively addresses the new NESA 7-10 Computing Technology syllabus.

Topics are explored through easy to follow, step-by-step learning projects to support different learning abilities.

Project-based learning supports students to identify a problem and then design, produce, and evaluate a solution.

In-depth exploration of new developments in technologies and software to expand students’ understanding and analytical skills.

Contemporary and engaging case studies and emerging practices.

Detailed teaching advice and masterclasses on guiding students through the projects.

Bonus projects and material cater for differentiation and provide the relevant knowledge and skills to enable students to succeed in developing their projects further.


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About the author

David Grover has been Head Teacher of Computing at Chatswood High School, New South Wales, and is the author of a number of texts and resources in secondary computing. He conducts many popular workshops for teachers of computing and has been a senior marker for HSC computing. He has had many years of experience in the training of computing teachers at a number of tertiary institutions. David recently conducted research in the educational applications of augmented reality (AR) for Macquarie University and at present is enjoying combining AR with his 3D printer. He loves sharing his excitement for emerging technologies with his students and many have gone on to enjoy successful careers in animation, games design, robotics and programming. He has established a reputation for expertise in interactive digital education, recognised in various teaching awards and a NSW Premier’s Scholarship where he studied New and Emerging Technologies around the globe.

Leonore is a gifted and creative Computing teacher and Head of Department at Chatswood High. She has recently worked with NESA on secondment for 6 months . Her enthusiasm and fresh perspective makes her an extremely valuable addition to the team.

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