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AN ANALYSIS OF THE LANGUAGE OF THE INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE COMPUTING STUDIES EXAMINATION 1982-1993

@inproceedings{Shoebottom1993ANAO,
  title={AN ANALYSIS OF THE LANGUAGE OF THE INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE COMPUTING STUDIES EXAMINATION 1982-1993},
  author={Paul Shoebottom},
  year={1993}
}
  • Paul Shoebottom
  • Published 1993
  • Computer Science
  • Many of the private schools which have been established around the world to provide an Englishmedium education for the children of expatriate families offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) as their matriculation examination. In this paper the language of the IB Computing Studies examination (1982-1993) is analysed to determine its comprehensibility for the many candidates who do not have English as their first language. The analysis is followed by a description of an experiment which was… CONTINUE READING

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