June 15, 2014
June 15, 2014
June 18, 2014
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Experiences of Using a Collaborative Programming Editor in a First-Year Programming CourseABSTRACTRecent research has demonstrated that collaborative learning can be an effective method forengaging millennial students. This paper highlights experiences of using a collaborative editor tofacilitate learning in a first-year programming course. The paper will describe how thecollaborative editor was customized for the class and how it was utilized by the teacher and thestudents. The Web-based editor allowed students to see and edit the same program file and thenexecute the program individually without leaving the web browser. The editor became aneffective classroom tool in the flipped learning model utilized in this course. Qualitative datawere collected through the use of observations and surveys. The author discusses what waslearned about the impact on students’ attitudes, learning and quality of work for this class.Challenges are also described, as well as recommendations for enhancements.
Harding, T. (2014, June), Experiences of Using a Collaborative Programming Editor in a First-Year Programming Course Paper presented at 2014 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Indianapolis, Indiana. 10.18260/1-2--20464
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