The importance of teaching programming

10 February, 2022

The University of Jaén brings computer science to schools through the ‘Hour of Code’ initiative.
Programming is easy, fun and creative and has a very important future” says DaSCI researcher Lina García.
In the following video they encourage us to also be part of the Hour of Code initiative.

The following image shows how the Scientific Culture and Innovation Unit of the Vice-Rectorate for Communication and Institutional Projection and the Department of Computer Science of the University of Jaén are offering a one-hour introduction to Computer Science, designed to show that everyone can learn to program and thus understand the basic fundamentals of the discipline.

The activity in figures:
– Participating researchers: 1
– Participating students UJA: 12
– Number of code hours: 88
– Participating educational centres: 13