Quick read: Addressing learners’ alternate conceptions in computing

24 February 2022

Alternate conceptions (often referred to as misconceptions) are learners’ beliefs about a concept that are overly simplified or inaccurate. When these beliefs contradict with reality or accepted scientific understanding, they can cause confusion for learners and affect their understanding and performance.

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