The ability to articulate strategy as a predictor of programming skills

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dc.contributor.author Simon, Simon en_US
dc.contributor.author Cutts, Quintin en_US
dc.contributor.author Fincher, Sally en_US
dc.contributor.author Haden, Patricia en_US
dc.contributor.author Robins, Anthony en_US
dc.contributor.author Sutton, Ken en_US
dc.contributor.author Baker, Bob en_US
dc.contributor.author Box, Ilona en_US
dc.contributor.author De Raadt, Michael en_US
dc.contributor.author Hamer, John en_US
dc.contributor.author Hamilton, Margaret en_US
dc.contributor.author Lister, Raymond en_US
dc.contributor.author Petre, Marian en_US
dc.contributor.author Tolhurst, Denise en_US
dc.contributor.author Tutty, Jodi en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2009-12-21T02:36:13Z
dc.date.available 2009-12-21T02:36:13Z
dc.date.issued 2006 en_US
dc.identifier 2006005361 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Simon Simon et al. 2006, 'The ability to articulate strategy as a predictor of programming skill', Australian computer society inc, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 181-188. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 0157-3055 en_US
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/5043
dc.description.abstract A multi-national, multi-institutional study investigating introductory programming courses drew on student participants from eleven institutions, mainly in Australasia, during the academic year of 2004. A number of diagnostic tasks were used to explore cognitive, behavioural, and attitudinal factors such as spatial visualisation and reasoning, the ability to articulate strategies for commonplace search and design tasks, and attitudes to studying. This paper reports in detail on the task that required participants to articulate a commonplace search strategy. The results indicate that increasing measures of richness of articulation of a search strategy are associated with higher marks in the course. en_US
dc.publisher Australian computer society inc en_US
dc.title The ability to articulate strategy as a predictor of programming skills en_US
dc.parent Australian computer science communications en_US
dc.journal.volume 28 en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.journal.number 5 en_US
dc.publocation Sydney, NSW, Australia en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 181 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 188 en_US
dc.cauo.name FEIT.School of Computing and Communications en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 130212 en_US
dc.personcode 0000028561 en_US
dc.personcode 0000026308 en_US
dc.personcode 0000024479 en_US
dc.personcode 0000026310 en_US
dc.personcode 0000026266 en_US
dc.personcode 0000026311 en_US
dc.personcode 0000026307 en_US
dc.personcode 10093324 en_US
dc.personcode 0000026304 en_US
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dc.personcode 010292 en_US
dc.personcode 0000024482 en_US
dc.personcode 0000026312 en_US
dc.personcode 0000026306 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Science, Technology and Engineering Curriculum and Pedagogy en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.description.keywords programming apptitude, articulation en_US


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