Addressing the Paradox of Fun and Rigor in Learning Programming

Abstract

Course withdrawal and failure rates are known problems in introductory computer science programming courses (CS1). In turn, these problematic performance rates contribute to declines in retention rates between introductory programming courses and subsequent CS courses. In a bit of a twist, however, retention rates are also influenced by successful student… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/3059009.3073004

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@inproceedings{Dorodchi2017AddressingTP, title={Addressing the Paradox of Fun and Rigor in Learning Programming}, author={Mohsen Dorodchi and Nasrin Dehbozorgi}, booktitle={ITiCSE}, year={2017} }