de Raadt, Michael (2010) Introductory programming in a web context. In: ACE 2010: 12th Australasian Computing Education Conference, 18-22 Jan 2010, Brisbane, Australia.
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A number of studies have recognised the benefits of using a context or theme consistently throughout an introductory programming course. Examples of contexts in which programming is related and taught include micro-worlds, robotics, games and media computation. Such contexts bring relevance to the content of programming courses. In this paper, a Web context is proposed and described. This context has been successfully used in an introductory programming course and received a positive student response..
|Item Type:||Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)|
|Additional Information:||Copyright © 2010, Australian Computer Society, Inc. This paper appeared at the Twelfth Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE2010), Brisbane, Australia. Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology (CRPIT), Vol. 103. Tony Clear and John Hamer, Eds. Reproduction for academic, not-for-profit purposes permitted provided this text is included.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||introductory programming; context; Web; robotics; micro-worlds; games|
|Depositing User:||Mr Michael de Raadt|
|Date Deposited:||12 Jul 2010 02:20|
|Last Modified:||02 Jul 2013 23:41|
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