ERIC Number: EJ451813
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Strategies for Computer-Based Programming Instruction: Program Completion vs. Program Generation.
Van Merrienboer, Jeroen J. G.; De Croock, Marcel B. M.
Journal of Educational Computing Research, v8 n3 p365-94 1992
Discusses strategies for teaching elementary computer programing and describes a study that used two instructional strategies in a computer-based training program designed to teach turtle graphics programing techniques to novice undergraduate students. Learning activities that emphasized either the completion of existing programs or the generation of new programs are described. (23 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science Education, Computer Software Development, Correlation, Course Evaluation, Higher Education, Hypothesis Testing, Instructional Design, Intermode Differences, Learning Activities, Microcomputers, Programing, Programing Languages, Tables (Data), Undergraduate Students
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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