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ITS
2000
Springer
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An Adaptive, Collaborative Environment to Develop Good Habits in Programming
In this paper we discuss how computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL) can be deployed to develop new skills and habits in students at university level. These considerations...
Aurora Vizcaíno, Juan Contreras-Castillo, J...
ACMSE
2007
ACM
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Integrating BlackBerry wireless devices into computer programming and literacy courses
In this paper we describe our experience in integrating the RIM's BlackBerry handheld wireless device into programming and literacy courses at the University of Guelph and th...
Qusay H. Mahmoud, Allan Dyer
SIGCSE
1990
ACM
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A philosophy and example of CS-1 programming projects
This paper presents a philosophy underlying CS-1 programming projects, and illustrates this philosophy with a concrete example. Integral to the philosophy is the use of Ada packag...
Richard E. Pattis
VL
1996
IEEE
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Tactile Programming: A Unified Manipulation Paradigm Supporting Program Comprehension, Composition and Sharing
Although visual programming techniques have been used to lower the threshold of programming for end users, they are not sufficient for creating end user programming environments t...
Alexander Repenning, James Ambach
ISCOPE
1999
Springer
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Generic Graph Algorithms for Sparse Matrix Ordering
Fill-reducing sparse matrix orderings have been a topic of active research for many years. Although most such algorithms are developed and analyzed within a graph-theoretical frame...
Lie-Quan Lee, Jeremy G. Siek, Andrew Lumsdaine
ECAI
2000
Springer
8 years 8 months ago
An Embedding of ConGolog in 3APL
Several high-level programming languages for programming agents and robots have been proposed in recent years. Each of these languages has its own features and merits. It is still...
Koen V. Hindriks, Yves Lespérance, Hector J...
AUIC
2000
IEEE
8 years 9 months ago
Programming without a Computer: A New Interface for Children under Eight
Electronic Blocks are a new programming interface, designed for children aged between three and eight years. The Electronic Blocks programming environment includes sensor blocks, ...
Peta Wyeth, Helen C. Purchase
VL
2002
IEEE
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Using HCI Techniques to Design a More Usable Programming System
A programming system is the user interface between the programmer and the computer. Programming is a notoriously difficult activity, and some of this difficulty can be attribute...
John F. Pane, Brad A. Myers, Leah B. Miller
VL
2002
IEEE
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First Steps in Programming: A Rationale for Attention Investment Models
Research into the cognitive aspects of programming originated in the study of professional programmers (whether experts or students). Even “end-user” programmers in previous s...
Alan F. Blackwell
SIGCSE
2003
ACM
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Production programming in the classroom
Students in programming courses generally write “toy” programs, even when the size of the assigned projects is large. Programming assignments are written, superficially teste...
Eric E. Allen, Robert Cartwright, Charles Reis
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