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SIGCSE
2002
ACM
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13 years 5 months ago
Learning styles and performance in the introductory programming sequence
This paper reports on the implication of different preferred learning styles on students'performance in the introductory programming sequence and on work in progress on how t...
Lynda Thomas, Mark Ratcliffe, John Woodbury, Emma ...
ACE
2003
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13 years 7 months ago
Language Tug-Of-War: Industry Demand and Academic Choice
This paper seeks to inform instructors responsible for designing introductory programming courses within a university setting. In particular, guidelines for choosing programming l...
Michael de Raadt, Richard Watson, Mark A. Toleman
FECS
2008
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13 years 7 months ago
Will There Ever Be Consensus on CS1?
- The choice of programming language, the approach by which students are taught and the software tools made available to students have been controversial issues in many ways. While...
Robert M. Siegfried, David Chays, Katherine Herber...
SIGCSE
1994
ACM
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13 years 9 months ago
Collaborative learning in an introductory computer science course
An experiment in collaborative learning was conducted in two introductory programming courses at Loyola College in Maryland. Data collected included background information on stud...
Roberta Evans Sabin, Edward P. Sabin
ITICSE
2003
ACM
13 years 11 months ago
A media computation course for non-majors
Computing may well become considered an essential part of a liberal education, but introductory programming courses will not look like the way that they do today. Current CS1 cour...
Mark Guzdial
ICALT
2003
IEEE
13 years 11 months ago
Exploratory + Collaborative Learning in Programming: A Framework for the Design of Learning Activities
In this paper, we propose a framework for the design of learning activities, which follows the key idea of the “Learning-for-Use” model and adopts characteristics from the exp...
Agoritsa Gogoulou, Evangelia Gouli, Maria Grigoria...
ECLIPSE
2004
ACM
13 years 11 months ago
An Eclipse-based course project snapshot and submission system
Much research has been done on techniques to teach students how to program. However, it is usually difficult to quantify exactly how students work. Instructors typically only see ...
Jaime Spacco, David Hovemeyer, William Pugh
ITICSE
2005
ACM
13 years 11 months ago
Iconic programming for flowcharts, java, turing, etc
One of the largest barriers to learning programming is the precise and complex syntax required to write programs. This barrier is a key impediment to the integration of programmin...
Stephen Chen, Stephen Morris