ERIC Number: EJ300041
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
A Preliminary Investigation of the Use of the Cloze Procedure as a Measure of Program Understanding.
Cook, Curtis; And Others
Information Processing and Management, v20 n1-2 p199-208 1984
Reports on a controlled experiment that compared cloze procedure (human tendency to complete a familiar but not quite finished pattern) and comprehension quiz as measures of computer program understanding. Program comprehension measures, experimental materials, administration, and results are highlighted. Twenty-six references and sample questions and comprehension quizzes are appended. (EJS)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Tests/Questionnaires; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the Symposium on Empirical Foundations of Information and Software Science (Atlanta, GA, November 3-5, 1982).