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ITICSE
2003
ACM
8 years 9 months ago
Teaching programming to liberal arts students: a narrative media approach
In this paper we present a new learning environment to be used in an introductory programming course for students that are non-majors in computer science, more precisely for multi...
Peter Bøgh Andersen, Jens Bennedsen, Steffe...
VL
2003
IEEE
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End-user programming as translation: an experimental framework and study
One of the reputed advantages of end-user programming languages is that they support a given problem doh a set of programming abstractions that are “just right” for the end-us...
Christopher D. Hundhausen, Ravikiran Vatrapu, Josh...
VL
2003
IEEE
128views Visual Languages» more  VL 2003»
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Development and evaluation of a model of programming errors
Models of programming and debugging suggest many causes of errors, and many classifications of error types exist. Yet, there has been no attempt to link causes of errors to these ...
Andrew Jensen Ko, Brad A. Myers
VL
2003
IEEE
126views Visual Languages» more  VL 2003»
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Preserving non-programmers' motivation with error-prevention and debugging support tools
A significant challenge in teaching programming to disadvantaged populations is preserving learners’ motivation and confidence. Because programming requires such a diverse set o...
Andrew Jensen Ko
OOPSLA
2004
Springer
8 years 9 months ago
Example centric programming
Programmers tend to understand programs by thinking of concrete examples. Example Centric Programming seeks to add IDE support for examples throughout the process of programming. ...
Jonathan Edwards
JIT
2004
Springer
204views Database» more  JIT 2004»
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Ercatons: Thing-Oriented Programming
Thing-oriented programming (TP) is an emerging programming model which overcomes some of the limitations of current practice in software development in general and of object-orient...
Oliver Imbusch, Falk Langhammer, Guido von Walter
SIGITE
2004
ACM
8 years 9 months ago
The use of MUPPETS in an introductory java programming course
“The Multi-User Programming Pedagogy for Enhancing Traditional Study” (MUPPETS) system has been under development at RIT for the last three years. This multi-user environment ...
Kevin J. Bierre, Andrew M. Phelps
MM
2004
ACM
114views Multimedia» more  MM 2004»
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ChucK: a programming language for on-the-fly, real-time audio synthesis and multimedia
In this paper, we describe ChucK – a programming language and programming model for writing precisely timed, concurrent audio synthesis and multimedia programs. Precise concurre...
Ge Wang, Perry R. Cook
SOFTVIS
2005
ACM
8 years 10 months ago
Adding parallelism to visual data flow programs
Programming in parallel is an error-prone and complex task compounded by the lack of tool support for both programming and debugging. Recent advances in compiler-directed shared m...
Philip T. Cox, Simon Gauvin, Andrew Rau-Chaplin
SIGITE
2005
ACM
8 years 10 months ago
The role of programming in IT
Early in its history as an academic discipline, depth in computer programming was a primary distinguishing factor between IT and older computing disciplines, such as computer scie...
Dianne P. Bills, John A. Biles
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