Introductory programming in a web context

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de Raadt, Michael. 2010. "Introductory programming in a web context." Clear, Tony and Hamer, John (ed.) 12th Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2010) . Brisbane, Australia 18 - 22 Jan 2010 Sydney, Australia.
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Introductory programming in a web context

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Authorde Raadt, Michael
EditorsClear, Tony and Hamer, John
Journal or Proceedings TitleConferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology (CRPIT)
ERA Conference ID51111
Journal Citation103, pp. 79-86
Number of Pages8
Year2010
Place of PublicationSydney, Australia
ISBN9781920682842
Web Address (URL) of Paperhttp://dl.acm.org/citation.cfm?id=1862232&CFID=46548029&CFTOKEN=68872832
Conference/Event12th Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2010)
Australasian Computing Education Conference
Event Details
12th Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2010)
Event Date
18 to end of 22 Jan 2010
Event Location
Brisbane, Australia
Event Details
Australasian Computing Education Conference
ACE
Australasian Computer Education Conference
Abstract

A number of studies have recognised the benefits of using a context or theme consistently throughout an introductory programming course. Examples of contexts in which programming is related and taught include micro-worlds, robotics, games and media computation. Such contexts bring relevance to the content of programming courses. In this paper, a Web context is proposed and described. This context has been successfully used in an introductory programming course and received a positive student response.

Keywordsintroductory programming; context; Web; robotics; micro-worlds; games
ANZSRC Field of Research 2020390113. Science, technology and engineering curriculum and pedagogy
460612. Service oriented computing
390409. Learning sciences
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Byline AffiliationsCentre for Research in Transformative Pedagogies
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