Session Title

Student Engagement Improves the Success Rate in the Computer Programming Course (CS1)

Session Format

Presentation Session (20 minutes)

Location

Room 2903

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 9:55 AM

End Date

3-8-2013 10:15 AM

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Student Engagement Improves the Success Rate in the Computer Programming Course (CS1)

Room 2903

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.