An Analysis of Introductory University Programming Courses in the UK

@article{Murphy2016AnAO,
  title={An Analysis of Introductory University Programming Courses in the UK},
  author={Ellen Murphy and Tom Crick and James H. Davenport},
  journal={CoRR},
  year={2016},
  volume={abs/1609.06622}
}
This paper reports the results of the first survey of introductory programming courses (N = 80) taught at UK universities as part of their first year computer science (or similar) degree programmes, conducted in the first half of 2016. Results of this survey are compared with a related survey conducted since 2010 (as well as earlier surveys from 2001 and 2003) in Australia and New Zealand. We report on student numbers, programming paradigm, programming languages and environment/tools used, as… CONTINUE READING
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