Just For Fun: Using Programming Games in Software Programming Training and Education - A Field Study of IBM Robocode Community

@article{Long2007JustFF,
  title={Just For Fun: Using Programming Games in Software Programming Training and Education - A Field Study of IBM Robocode Community},
  author={Ju Long},
  journal={JITE},
  year={2007},
  volume={6},
  pages={279-290}
}
Executive Summary Improving learning effectiveness has always been a constant challenge in software education and training. One of the primary tasks educators face is to motivate learners to perform to their best abilities. Using computer games is one means to encourage learners to learn (Klawe, 1994). When games are used in general education, they could enhance self-esteem for the learners, reduce training time and instructor load, provide more opportunities for practice and enhance knowledge… CONTINUE READING