Learning to Program through the web

Truong, Dinh, Bancroft, Peter G., & Roe, Paul (2005) Learning to Program through the web. In Cunha, J. (Ed.) ITICSE 2005, 27-29 June, Lisbon, Portugal.

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Abstract

Computer-based tutoring systems which assist students in solving introductory programming problems have significant potential for improving the quality of programming education and reducing the instructor's work load. The innovative Environment for Learning to Program (ELP) provides an interactive web-based environment for teaching programming to first year Information Technology students at Queensland University of Technology (QUT). ELP allows students to undertake programming exercises by "filling in the gaps" of a partial computer program presented in a web page and to receive guidance in getting their programs to compile and run. Feedback on quality and correctness is provided through a program analysis framework. Students are given the opportunity to produce working programs at the early stages of their course without the need to familiarize themselves with a complex program development environment.

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ID Code: 10176
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
ISBN: 1595930248
Divisions: Past > QUT Faculties & Divisions > Faculty of Science and Technology
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 (please consult authors)
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher
Deposited On: 16 Oct 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 03 Mar 2011 05:43

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