Ok, this is the last paper, with any luck I can summarise it in four words so you don’t die of work poisoning. The final talk was “Using CodeBrowser to Seek Difference Between Novice Programmers” by Kenny Heinonen, Kasper Hirvikoski, Matti Luukkainen, and Arto Vihavainen, from the University of Helsinki. 220 more words
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Whoo! I nearly burnt out a digit writing up the first talk but it’s a subject close to my heart. I’ll try to be a little more terse for these next two talks. 890 more words
SIGCSE 2014: Research: Concept Inventories and Neo-Piagetian Theory, Thursday 1:45-3:00pm (#SIGCSE2014)
The first talk was “Developing a Pre- and Post- Course Concept Inventory to Gauge Operating Systems Learning” presented by Kevin Webb.
Kevin opened by talking about the difficulties we have in sharing our comparison of student learning behaviour and performance. 1,929 more words
This session was the one I spoke in and I think it went well. Lots of good questions, which is always handy, and I can only hope that the answers made sense! 550 more words
Congratulations to my colleague, friend and running partner, Dr Claudia Szabo on winning the SIGCSE Best Paper Award for a paper entitled “Student Projects are Not Throwaways: Teaching Practical Software Maintenance in a Software Engineer Course”. 72 more words