Teaching master's degree students to read research literature: experience in a programming languages course 2002-2017

@inproceedings{Kaijanaho2017TeachingMD,
  title={Teaching master's degree students to read research literature: experience in a programming languages course 2002-2017},
  author={Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho},
  booktitle={Koli Calling},
  year={2017}
}
The skill to read research literature critically belongs in every university graduate's toolbox. I have attempted to teach this skill in a master's degree level course in programming languages over 15 years using, at various times, simulated conferences, voluntary reading exercises, evidence-based practice training, and a flipped classroom with mandatory reading assignments. I discuss my experience and analyze preliminary qualitative data on the use of evidence-based practice and a flipped… CONTINUE READING