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Author Harlow, Jenny ♦ Lobb, Richard
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Abstract How should we assess programming skills? Asking students to write code in a traditional hand-written exam can produce results like those in Figure 1. It is nearly impossible to meaningfully grade such code. With sufficient effort one can get some idea of whether the general idea is correct, but to assess programming skill we need much more than this. For example, there will almost certainly be errors in the code; how do we know whether the student would be able to correct those errors or not?
Description Affiliation: The University of Canterbury (Lobb, Richard; Harlow, Jenny)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2013-12-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal Inroads
Volume Number 7
Issue Number 1
Page Count 5
Starting Page 47
Ending Page 51


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Source: ACM Digital Library