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Lego© Mindstorms: Merely a Toy or a Powerful Pedagogical Tool for Learning Computer Programming?

@inproceedings{Chetty2015LegoMM,
  title={Lego© Mindstorms: Merely a Toy or a Powerful Pedagogical Tool for Learning Computer Programming?},
  author={J. Chetty},
  booktitle={ACSC},
  year={2015}
}
  • J. Chetty
  • Published in ACSC 2015
  • Computer Science, Engineering
Research world-wide indicates that computer programming is a difficult subject to teach and learners find such modules challenging. The result is that attrition rates are high. South Africa experiences similar problems. These problems are exacerbated by learners entering tertiary institutions under-prepared. Such institutions are under much pressure to transform learners’ academic capabilities. Transformation can be realised through alternative pedagogical approaches as it is well known that… Expand
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