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Student concerns regarding transition into higher education CS.

Siegel, Angela A.; Zarb, Mark

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Angela A. Siegel



Abstract

This paper discusses a study where 249 students from 18 secondary schools around Scotland who were on the verge of applying to study Computing Science at a higher education institution were surveyed on their concerns about the upcoming transition. Preliminary conclusions from this work point to the fact that this transition process is one that seems to evolve with the student as they progress through their education, and as such, should be treated differently at various stages within that process.

Citation

SIEGEL, A.A. and ZARB, M. 2016. Student concerns regarding transition into higher education CS. In Proceedings of the 21st Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Innovation and technology in computer science education 2016 conference (ITiCSE 2016), 11-13 July 2016, Arequipa, Peru. New York: ACM [online], pages 23-28. Available from: https://doi.org/10.1145/2899415.2909581

Conference Name 21st Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Innovation and technology in computer science education 2016 conference (ITiCSE 2016)
Conference Location Arequipa, Peru
Start Date Jul 11, 2016
End Date Jul 13, 2016
Acceptance Date Feb 29, 2016
Online Publication Date Jul 11, 2016
Publication Date Jul 11, 2016
Deposit Date Mar 13, 2017
Publicly Available Date Mar 13, 2017
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
Pages 23-28
DOI https://doi.org/10.1145/2899415.2909581
Keywords Student transitions; Student concerns; Student issues; Quantitative survey; Computer science education; Secondary schools; Higher education
Public URL http://hdl.handle.net/10059/2209

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