/ en / Traditional / mobile

Beats Biblionetz - Texte

What do teachers teach in introductory programming?

Carsten Schulte, Jens Bennedsen
Publikationsdatum:
Zu finden in: ICER 2006 (Seite 17 bis 28), 2006
Erste Seite des Textes (PDF-Thumbnail)

iconZusammenfassungen

Carsten SchulteIn this article, we try to create a general, worldwide picture of teachers' opinion about what should be taught in introductory programming courses. We focus on the debate about restructuring CS1. The study explores what teachers believe is important to teach, what they actually teach, and what students find most difficult (according to their teachers). what is the general approach to teaching (programming language, IDE, object-orientation or not, type of institution), what topics are taught, and what role do the areas that novices find difficult play in introductory programming course.In addition, we explore how these specific topics fit into a larger conceptual classification: Earlier studies of topics taught in introductory programming focuses only on one dimension of a given topic - either relevance or difficulty. In this study, we evaluate each topic regarding three dimensions: relevance, difficulty and the cognitive level (according to Bloom's taxonomy). This allows giving a more faceted picture of teachers' beliefs in teaching introductory programming courses.Furthermore, we assess the role of findings from the eighties in today's teaching: The need to understand five different areas of programming. Are these areas still in focus; are they relevant, and what is the connection to the topics taught - especially object-oriented (OO) topics?A special focus is given on students' understanding of the execution of a (OO) program; one of the five areas. In order to connect the ideas of a notional machine to OO concepts we present a four levelled competence hierarchy for object-interaction.Teachers assessed the area 'understanding the notional machine' as least important. Despite this, they assessed the herachy of object-interaction - meant as basis for a notional machine for the OO-paradigm - as an important aspect.Although teachers stress the importance of teaching general abstract structures, teaching seems to focus on concrete programming issues. A conclusion for further research on teaching OO programming and concerning the hierarchy of object interaction is that teaching is not only a matter of topics, but also a matter of perspective on teaching the topics.
Von Carsten Schulte, Jens Bennedsen im Konferenz-Band ICER 2006 im Text What do teachers teach in introductory programming? (2006)

iconDieses Konferenz-Paper erwähnt...


Personen
KB IB clear
Mordechai Ben-Ari, B. S. Bloom, Noa Ragonis, Anthony Robins, Janet Rountree, Nathan Rountree, Elliot Soloway, Jim Spohrer

Begriffe
KB IB clear
notional machine, Programmierenprogramming
icon
Bücher
Jahr UmschlagTitelAbrufeIBOBKBLB
1956  Taxonomy of educational objectives (B. S. Bloom) 3, 3, 3, 5, 12, 8, 3, 5, 5, 6, 3, 8942582625
1988   Studying the Novice Programmer (Elliot Soloway, Jim Spohrer) 1, 3, 1, 1, 2, 6, 6, 1, 1, 2, 1, 642446103
2003Computer Science Education 2/20031, 1, 2, 1, 1, 5, 2, 2, 1, 1, 3, 4138494
2005Proceedings of the 36th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, SIGCSE 2005, St. Louis, Missouri, USA, February 23-27, 2005 (Wanda Dann, Thomas L. Naps, Paul T. Tymann, Doug Baldwin) 1, 2, 27631925
icon
Texte
Jahr UmschlagTitelAbrufeIBOBKBLB
1998    Constructivism in Computer Science Education (Mordechai Ben-Ari) 2, 3, 2, 2, 1, 5, 3, 3, 3, 1, 2, 58255164
2003    Learning and Teaching Programming (Anthony Robins, Janet Rountree, Nathan Rountree) 10500
2005    On understanding the statics and dynamics of object-oriented programs (Noa Ragonis, Mordechai Ben-Ari) 2400

iconZitationsgraph

Diese Grafik fensterfüllend anzeigen als Pixelgrafik (PNG) Vektorgrafik (SVG)

icon2 Erwähnungen Dies ist eine nach Erscheinungsjahr geordnete Liste aller im Biblionetz vorhandenen Werke, die das ausgewählte Thema behandeln.

iconAnderswo finden

icon

iconVolltext dieses Dokuments

LokalAuf dem WWW What do teachers teach in introductory programming?: Fulltext at the ACM Digital Library (lokal: PDF, 316 kByte; WWW: Link OK 2019-01-28)

iconAnderswo suchen Auch im Biblionetz finden Sie nicht alles. Aus diesem Grund bietet das Biblionetz bereits ausgefüllte Suchformulare für verschiedene Suchdienste an. Biblionetztreffer werden dabei ausgeschlossen.

iconBiblionetz-History Dies ist eine graphische Darstellung, wann wie viele Verweise von und zu diesem Objekt ins Biblionetz eingetragen wurden und wie oft die Seite abgerufen wurde.