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A virtual learning environment for introductory programming.

Allison, Ian; Orton, Paul; Powell, Heather

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Ian Allison

Paul Orton

Heather Powell



Abstract

Teaching of initial programming is a significant pedagogical problem for computing departments. It is shown that by understanding the changing characteristics of computing students helps to identify their learning approaches and requirements. These findings are used to explain the rationale for the development and use of a virtual learning environment to support the learning of introductory programming.

Start Date Aug 27, 2002
Publication Date Dec 31, 2002
Publisher New Publisher Required
Pages 48-52
ISBN 0954192710
Institution Citation ALLISON, I., ORTON, P. and POWELL, H. 2002. A virtual learning environment for introductory programming. In Proceedings of the 3rd Conference of the Learning and Teaching Support Network: Subject Centre of Information and Computer Sciences (LTSN-ICS 2002), 27-29 August 2002, Loughborough, UK. Loughborough: Loughborough University, pages 48-52.
Keywords Virtual learning environment; Teaching programming

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