Categorizing student software designs: methods, results, and implications
2006 (English)In: Computer Science Education, ISSN 0899-3408, E-ISSN 1744-5175, Vol. 16, no 3, 197-209 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
This paper examines the problem of studying and comparing student software designs. We propose semantic categorization as a way to organize widely varying data items. We describe how this was used to organize a particular multi-national, multi-institutional dataset, and present the results of this analysis: most students are unable to effectively design software. We examine how these designs vary with different academic and demographic factors, and discuss the implications of this work on both education and education research.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2006. Vol. 16, no 3, 197-209 p.
Research subject Computer and Information Science
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-15879DOI: 10.1080/08993400600912376OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-15879DiVA: diva2:155551