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Author Edmondson, Carol
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 First year programming ♦ Computing education ♦ Humour ♦ Student perceptions
Abstract Student perceptions of the educational experiences that are provided to them at tertiary institutions do not necessarily match the perceptions of the academics who provide these educational experiences. Mismatches between student perceptions and academic perceptions can adversely affect student learning as well as lead to mutually frustrating encounters between students and academics. This paper presents a selection of nine true teaching tales. Each of the tales recounts an experience which allowed the author to perceive a situation from the student point of view. The paper then discusses the importance of student perceptions in computing courses.
Description Affiliation: University of Tasmania, Private Bag, Australia (Edmondson, Carol)
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 40
Issue Number 4
Page Count 4
Starting Page 103
Ending Page 106


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