Proceedings TLAD 2012: 10th International Workshop on the Teaching, Learning and Assessment of Databases

Petra Leimich (Editor), Bernadette Marie Byrne (Editor)

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Abstract

This is the tenth in the series of highly successful international workshops on the Teaching, Learning and Assessment of Databases (TLAD 2012). TLAD 2012 is held on the 9th July at the University of Hertfordshire and hopes to be just as successful as its predecessors. The teaching of databases is central to all Computing Science, Software Engineering, Information Systems and Information Technology courses, and this year, the workshop aims to continue the tradition of bringing together both database teachers and researchers, in order to share good learning, teaching and assessment practice and experience, and further the growing community amongst database academics. As well as attracting academics and teachers from the UK community, the workshop has also been successful in attracting academics from the wider international community, through serving on the programme committee, and attending and presenting papers. Due to the healthy number of high quality submissions this year, the workshop will present eight peer reviewed papers. Of these, six will be presented as full papers and two as short papers. These papers cover a number of themes, including: the teaching of data mining and data warehousing, SQL and NoSQL, databases at school, and database curricula themselves. The final paper will give a timely ten-year review of TLAD workshops, and it is expected that these papers will lead to a stimulating closing discussion, which will continue beyond the workshop. We also look forward to a keynote presentation by Karen Fraser, who has contributed to many TLAD workshops as the HEA organizer. Titled “An Effective Higher Education Academy”, the keynote will discuss the Academy’s plans for the future and outline how participants can get involved.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages100
Publication statusPublished - 2012
Event10th International Workshop on the Teaching, Learning and Assessment of Databases - University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, United Kingdom
Duration: 9 Jul 20129 Jul 2012
Conference number: 10th

Workshop

Workshop10th International Workshop on the Teaching, Learning and Assessment of Databases
Abbreviated titleTLAD 2012
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityHatfield
Period9/07/129/07/12

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    Leimich, P., & Byrne, B. M. (Eds.) (2012). Proceedings TLAD 2012: 10th International Workshop on the Teaching, Learning and Assessment of Databases. 10th International Workshop on the Teaching, Learning and Assessment of Databases, Hatfield, United Kingdom.