Guidelines for the Use of Pair Programming in a Freshman Programming Class

  title={Guidelines for the Use of Pair Programming in a Freshman Programming Class},
  author={J. Bevan and Linda L. Werner and Charles E. McDowell},
Undergraduate freshman programming classes are conventionally organized such that individual students complete a set of concept-specific and unrelated programming assignments. This structure does not prepare students for future collaborative efforts or for the future use of software engineering practices. The addition of pair programming into a freshman programming class at the University of California at Santa Cruz (UCSC) showed similar benefits to similar studies on upper-division software… CONTINUE READING
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