Introductory Programming Courses in Australasia in 2016

  title={Introductory Programming Courses in Australasia in 2016},
  author={Raina Mason and Simon},
This paper reports on a survey of introductory programming courses in Australia and New Zealand conducted in the first half of 2016. Such surveys have been conducted a number of times in the past 15 years, and we have access to some of the past data to enable us to perform some longitudinal analysis. In the previous iteration of the study, in 2013, Python had joined Java as the dominant language used in introductory programming courses, and student numbers were apparently on the rise, having… CONTINUE READING