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DOI: 10.4230/OASIcs.ICPEC.2020.1
URN: urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-122887
URL: https://drops.dagstuhl.de/opus/volltexte/2020/12288/
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Almeida, Marcela Viana P. ; Alves, Luís M. ; Pereira, Maria João Varanda ; Barbosa, Glívia Angélica R.

EasyCoding - Methodology to Support Programming Learning

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Abstract

Knowing that the programming curricular units in the first year of engineering courses have a high failure rate and, assuming that this failure is due, in large part, to the lack of motivation and the lack of autonomy of the student to program in context outside the classroom, a methodology based on activity guides using attractive web platforms is proposed. The proposed methodology aims to facilitate both the planning of activities by the teachers and the autonomy and motivation by students. In order to receive a first feedback about this work, the methodology is being used by programming professors from Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, but in the near future it will be also evaluated by professors from the Federal Center of Technological Education of Minas Gerais and from the Federal Technological University of Paraná, both from Brazil. Following this work, a system is being developed that allows the automatic construction of guides based on exercises available from the web and systems that facilitate the collection of solutions and analysis of results.

BibTeX - Entry

@InProceedings{almeida_et_al:OASIcs:2020:12288,
  author =	{Marcela Viana P. Almeida and Lu{\'\i}s M. Alves and Maria Jo{\~a}o Varanda Pereira and Gl{\'\i}via Ang{\'e}lica R. Barbosa},
  title =	{{EasyCoding - Methodology to Support Programming Learning}},
  booktitle =	{First International Computer Programming Education Conference (ICPEC 2020)},
  pages =	{1:1--1:8},
  series =	{OpenAccess Series in Informatics (OASIcs)},
  ISBN =	{978-3-95977-153-5},
  ISSN =	{2190-6807},
  year =	{2020},
  volume =	{81},
  editor =	{Ricardo Queir{\'o}s and Filipe Portela and M{\'a}rio Pinto and Alberto Sim{\~o}es},
  publisher =	{Schloss Dagstuhl--Leibniz-Zentrum f{\"u}r Informatik},
  address =	{Dagstuhl, Germany},
  URL =		{https://drops.dagstuhl.de/opus/volltexte/2020/12288},
  URN =		{urn:nbn:de:0030-drops-122887},
  doi =		{10.4230/OASIcs.ICPEC.2020.1},
  annote =	{Keywords: learning programming, teaching programming, automatic activity guides, programming motivation}
}

Keywords: learning programming, teaching programming, automatic activity guides, programming motivation
Collection: First International Computer Programming Education Conference (ICPEC 2020)
Issue Date: 2020
Date of publication: 15.06.2020


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