Reliably Classifying Novice Programmer Exam Responses using the SOLO Taxonomy

@inproceedings{Clear2008ReliablyCN,
  title={Reliably Classifying Novice Programmer Exam Responses using the SOLO Taxonomy},
  author={Tony Clear and Jacqueline L. Whalley and Raymond Lister and Angela Carbone and Minjie Hu and Judithe Irene Sheard and Beth Simon and Errol Thompson},
  year={2008}
}
Past papers of the BRACElet project have described an approach to teaching and assessing students where the students are presented with short pieces of code, and are instructed to explain, in plain English, what the code does. The student responses to these types of questions can be analysed according to the SOLO taxonomy. Some students display an understanding of the code as a single, functional whole, while other students cannot “see the forest for the trees”. However, classifying student… CONTINUE READING

Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 20 CITATIONS

Learning to Program: The Development of Knowledge in Novice Programmers

VIEW 5 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND & METHODS
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

Wearing the Assessment 'BRACElet'

VIEW 3 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND & METHODS
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

Using software metrics to predict the difficulty of code writing questions

  • 2016 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON)
  • 2016
VIEW 2 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 13 REFERENCES

The teaching of novice computer programmers: bringing the scholarly-research approach to Australia

E. Thompson, J. Whalley
  • Conferences in Research and Practice in Information Technology (Vol
  • 2008

Assessing the Steps on the Road to Relational Thinking

A. Philpott, P. Robbins, J. Whalley
  • Proceedings of the 20th Annual Conference of the National Advisory Committee on Computing Qualifications,
  • 2007

CSEd Research Instrument Design: The Localisation Problem

J. Whalley
  • Proceedings of The Nineteenth Annual NACCQ Conference (pp. 307-312). Wellington: NACCQ
  • 2006