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Managing Diversity: Experiences Teaching Programming Principles

Davis, HC, Carr, LA, Cooke, EC and White, SA (2001) Managing Diversity: Experiences Teaching Programming Principles At The 2nd LTSN-ICS Annual Conference. 28 - 30 Aug 2001.

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The majority of university level courses offer a similar experience to all students. However in the teaching of introductory computer programming this practice has become increasingly difficult to justify, due to the widely differing initial experience of students. This paper describes an attempt to provide, at low cost, some level of differing experience depending on the needs of the student. The students were allowed to select for themselves which group to join. The experiment was successful in improving student experience and in demonstrating that the students were capable of selecting appropriate groups.

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Published date: 2001
Additional Information: Event Dates: 28 - 30 August 2001
Venue - Dates: The 2nd LTSN-ICS Annual Conference, 2001-08-28 - 2001-08-30
Keywords: Differentiated Learning, Learning Programming
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 259666
PURE UUID: 461604b6-39c3-438d-8bbb-fae6e5729508
ORCID for HC Davis: ORCID iD
ORCID for SA White: ORCID iD

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Date deposited: 04 Aug 2004
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 09:20

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Author: LA Carr ORCID iD
Author: EC Cooke
Author: SA White ORCID iD

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