Learning Strategies and Transfer in the Domain of Programming


We report two studies involving an intelligent tutoring system for Lisp (the CMU Lisp Tutor). In Experiment 1, we develop a model, based on production system theories of transfer and analogical problem-solving, that accounts for effects of instructional examples, the transfer of cognitive skills across programming problems, and practice effects. In… (More)


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@inproceedings{Pirolli1994LearningSA, title={Learning Strategies and Transfer in the Domain of Programming}, author={Peter Pirolli and Margaret Recker}, year={1994} }