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ITICSE
2005
ACM
13 years 8 months ago
Experiments in the automatic marking of ER-diagrams
In this paper we present an approach to the computer understanding of diagrams and show how it can be successfully applied to the automatic marking (grading) of student attempts a...
Pete G. Thomas, Kevin G. Waugh, Neil Smith
ITICSE
2005
ACM
13 years 8 months ago
Analyzing relationships between closed labs and course activities in CS1
Closed laboratories are becoming an increasingly popular approach to teaching introductory computer science courses. However, as observed in [1], “Considering the prevalence of ...
Leen-Kiat Soh, Ashok Samal, Suzette Person, Gwen N...
ITICSE
2005
ACM
13 years 8 months ago
Using Octave to introduce programming to technical science students
In this paper we describe a five semester experiment on the
Nuno C. Marques, Francisco Azevedo, Carmen Morgado...
ITICSE
2005
ACM
13 years 8 months ago
A research-led curriculum in multimedia: learning about convergence
Traditional teaching methods have acknowledged limitations. Lectures may be used to transmit information efficiently, but often fail to motivate students to engage with the subjec...
Hugh C. Davis, Su White
ITICSE
2005
ACM
13 years 8 months ago
Implications of perspective in teaching objects first and object design
There are an increasing number of books published on the important topics of “object-oriented programming” and “object-oriented design” for use in education. However, obje...
Henrik Bærbak Christensen
ITICSE
2005
ACM
13 years 8 months ago
Learning styles across the curriculum
Recent research has shown that a student’s learning style – essentially, the way a student approaches and masters new material – can affect student performance in introducto...
A. T. Chamillard, Ricky E. Sward
ITICSE
2005
ACM
13 years 8 months ago
Teaching polymorphism early
Is it possible to teach dynamic polymorphism early? What techniques could facilitate teaching it in Java. This panel will bring together people who have considered this question a...
Joseph Bergin, Eugene Wallingford, Michael E. Casp...