Computer programming courses for primary school students at EMU

By Ahmet Abdulaziz ….

With a view to encouraging knowledge and interest of computers and programming, the Computer Department of Eastern Mediterranean University recently organised a series of computer programming courses for 4th grade students of the primary school.

The first of the courses organized with the support of EMU Management and Polatpaşa Primary School Head Teacher Mehmet Erbil Taşer took place on 26th  April 2019 with the participation of 34 students. The second of the courses took place on 3rd  May 2019 with the participation of 24 students at the Department of Computer Engineering Laboratory under the supervision of the research assistants.

Within the scope of the courses, in which the primary school students showed great interest, a game program was built and run from start to finish. At the end of the course the students were presented with certificates of participation.