The impact of human-centered features on the usability of a programming system for children

@inproceedings{Pane2002TheIO,
  title={The impact of human-centered features on the usability of a programming system for children},
  author={John F. Pane and Brad A. Myers},
  booktitle={CHI Extended Abstracts},
  year={2002}
}
HANDS is a new programming system for children that was designed for usability. This paper examines the effectiveness of three features of HANDS: queries, aggregate operations, and data visibility. The system is compared with a limited version that lacks these features. In the limited version, programmers can achieve the same results but must use more traditional programming techniques. Children using the full-featured HANDS system performed significantly better than their peers who used the… CONTINUE READING
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