First Programming Language: Visual or Textual?

@article{Noone2017FirstPL,
  title={First Programming Language: Visual or Textual?},
  author={Mark Noone and Aidan Mooney},
  journal={CoRR},
  year={2017},
  volume={abs/1710.11557}
}
In modern day society, the ability to code is a highly desirable skill. So much so that the current supply from third level institutes across the world does not meet the high demands of industry. One of the major issues is the low progression rates from first to second year in third level Computer Science courses with introductory programming courses proving to be a high contributing factor. This is something that needs to be addressed. One such way to address the issue is to get children… CONTINUE READING
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