Supporting Learning in Introductory Computer Science Courses through the SCALE Environment
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World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications, Jun 30, 2008 in Vienna, Austria
The work presented in this paper aims to support and promote the learning process in introductory computer science courses by engaging students actively in various learning activities. The activities are designed following contemporary theories of learning and assessment and are available through the web-based adaptive collaborative learning environment SCALE. The paper discusses the main features of the SCALE environment and the design of leaning activities, gives an outline of indicative activities developed and presents preliminary results of a pilot study conducted in the context of an introductory computer science course.
Verginis, I., Gogoulou, A., Gouli, E. & Grigoriadou, M. (2008). Supporting Learning in Introductory Computer Science Courses through the SCALE Environment. In J. Luca & E. Weippl (Eds.), Proceedings of World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications 2008 (pp. 3313-3318). Chesapeake, VA: AACE. Retrieved March 11, 2014 from http://www.editlib.org/p/28845.
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