Session Title

Interactive Learning to Improve Student Success Rates in Teaching Programming: A Case Study

Session Format

Poster Session (60 minutes)

Location

Nessmith-Lane Conference Center Lobby

Abstract for the conference program

It is known that introductory computer programming courses are difficult and that failure rates are high. This paper presents a number of changes in module organization and instructional delivery system. The primary results indicate a positive evaluation of the modified instructional delivery system, overall satisfaction with the course and consequently, a higher success rate.

Proposal Track

Research Project

Start Date

3-8-2013 9:00 AM

End Date

3-8-2013 9:20 AM

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Interactive Learning to Improve Student Success Rates in Teaching Programming: A Case Study

Nessmith-Lane Conference Center Lobby

It is known that introductory computer programming courses are difficult and that failure rates are high. This paper presents a number of changes in module organization and instructional delivery system. The primary results indicate a positive evaluation of the modified instructional delivery system, overall satisfaction with the course and consequently, a higher success rate.