A course on algorithms and data structures using on-line judging

@inproceedings{GarcaMateos2009ACO,
  title={A course on algorithms and data structures using on-line judging},
  author={Gin{\'e}s Garc{\'i}a-Mateos and Jos{\'e} Luis Fern{\'a}ndez Alem{\'a}n},
  booktitle={ITiCSE},
  year={2009}
}
High dropout rates are commonly the main problem we must face in Computer Science degrees. There are two main causes of dropout: the implicit complexity of the matter, and a lack of motivation among students. The second-year programming course of our university suffered dropout rates of over 70% of the more than three hundred enrolled students. In order to… CONTINUE READING