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An empirical study of students’ perceptions on the setup and grading of group programming assignments
Aivaloglou E., van der Meulen A. ACM Transactions on Computing Education (TOCE) 3(21): 1-22, 2021. Type: Article
The ever-changing business world requires teams of agile developers, testers, technical leaders, product owners, and scrum masters to cooperatively develop and maintain new products. But how should academic institutions effectively be training cur...
Mar 15 2022
People, ideas, milestones: a scientometric study of computational thinking
Saqr M., Ng K., Oyelere S., Tedre M. ACM Transactions on Computing Education (TOCE) 3(21): 1-17, 2021. Type: Article
The fascinating debate over the definition, scope, tools, and environments for advocating computational thinking (CT) promotes interdisciplinary educational collaborations and discoveries among scientists worldwide. But what should innovative advo...
Dec 30 2021
Curriculum learning for speech emotion recognition from crowdsourced labels
Lotfian R., Busso C. IEEE/ACM Transactions on Audio, Speech and Language Processing 27(4): 815-826, 2019. Type: Article
In computer applications such as synergistic games, gratifying robots, and speech recognition systems, the ability to identify emotions is invaluable. But how should effective algorithms and systems be designed for discerning emotions from diverse...
Aug 20 2021
Identifying pathways to computer science: the long-term impact of short-term game programming outreach interventions
Lakanen A., Kärkkäinen T. ACM Transactions on Computing Education (TOCE) 19(3): 1-30, 2019. Type: Article
There is a consensus in computer science (CS) education that student numbers are not growing; furthermore, the number of female students is still very low. This situation attracts considerable research, and this article supports similarly themed r...
Aug 31 2020
Jupyter Notebook in CS1: an experience report
Zastre M. WCCCE 2019 (Proceedings of the Western Canadian Conference on Computing Education, Calgary, AB, Canada, May 3-4, 2019) 1-6, 2019. Type: Proceedings
Having observed the ease with which computer science (CS) students with little to no experience in machine learning can start working with existing code presented through Jupyter Notebooks (JNs), together with a few colleagues I explored their use...
Jun 17 2020
On the acceptance and usefulness of personalized learning objectives in MOOCs
Rohloff T., Sauer D., Meinel C.
(Proceedings of the Sixth ACM Conference on Learning @ Scale, Chicago, IL, Jun 24-25, 2019) 1-10, 2019. Type: Proceedings
A major challenge to online learning has been the one-size-fits-all delivery approach. This paper examines an approach that personalizes the learning pathways for massive open online courses (MOOCs). It includes clear definitions for the associate...
Jun 5 2020
Predicting students’ final degree classification using an extended profile
Al-Sudani S., Palaniappan R. Education and Information Technologies 24(4): 2357-2369, 2019. Type: Article
Student retention is of great concern to higher education institutions, and a higher dropout rate may be reflected in the university’s reputation. Extensive studies have attempted to identify at-risk students in an attempt to reduce student ...
Jan 21 2020
Empowering professional teaching in engineering: sustaining the scholarship of teaching
Heywood J., Morgan&Claypool Publishers, San Rafael, CA, 2018. 246 pp. Type: Book (978-1-681732-93-0)
Each generation has its own idea of how education should look. Teaching is not easy. It assumes that a generally older generation passes selected aspects of mankind’s achievements to a younger generation. Is there any universal prescription ...
Jul 22 2019
Can background music facilitate learning?: Preliminary results on reading comprehension
Hu X., Li F., Kong R. LAK 2019 (Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Learning Analytics & Knowledge, Tempe, AZ, Mar 4-8, 2019) 101-105, 2019. Type: Proceedings
In my experience, humming a tune or listening to some soft music helps with learning. But does any background music help, or only some specific type? Hu et al. address this question here. The authors conducted an experiment with four different typ...
Jun 5 2019
UCF’s 30-year REU site in computer vision
Lobo N., Shah M. Communications of the ACM 62(1): 31-34, 2019. Type: Article
The article describes the University of Central Florida’s (UCF’s) history and position within the Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REUs) program. REUs are research programs in the US for undergraduates studying science discipli...
Apr 12 2019
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