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Author Naps, Thomas ♦ Korhonen, Ari ♦ Cooper, Stephen ♦ McNally, Myles ♦ Leska, Charles ♦ Kuittinen, Marja ♦ Anderson, Jay ♦ Fleischer, Rudolf ♦ Malmi, Lauri ♦ Koldehofe, Boris ♦ Rantakokko, Jarmo ♦ Dann, Wanda ♦ Ross, Rockford J. ♦ Rößling, Guido
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Computer programming, programs & data
Subject Keyword Visualization ♦ Pedagogy ♦ Animation
Abstract The educational impact of visualization depends not only on how well students learn when they use it, but also on how widely it is used by instructors. Instructors believe that visualization helps students learn. The integration of visualization techniques in classroom instruction, however, has fallen far short of its potential. This paper considers this disconnect, identifying its cause in a failure to understand the needs of a key member in the hierarchy of stakeholders, namely the instructor. We describe these needs and offer guidelines for both the effective deployment of visualizations and the evaluation of instructor satisfaction. We then consider different forms of evaluation and the impact of student learning styles on learner outcomes.
Description Affiliation: Alma College (McNally, Myles) || Joensuu University, Finland (Kuittinen, Marja) || Chalmers U Techn., Sweden (Koldehofe, Boris) || Hong Kong U Sc. & Techn. (Fleischer, Rudolf) || Helsinki U Tech., Finland (Malmi, Lauri) || Uppsala U, Sweden (Rantakokko, Jarmo) || U Wisconsin Oshkosh (Naps, Thomas) || Franklin & Marshall College (Anderson, Jay) || St. Joseph's University (Cooper, Stephen) || Ithaca College (Dann, Wanda) || Helsinki U Techn., Finland (Korhonen, Ari) || Randolph-Macon College (Leska, Charles) || Montana State University (Ross, Rockford J.) || TU Darmstadt, Germany (Rößling, Guido)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1978-02-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal ACM SIGCSE Bulletin (SGCS)
Volume Number 35
Issue Number 4
Page Count 13
Starting Page 124
Ending Page 136


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