• A prototype tool to support extended team collaboration in agile project feature management

      Licorish, S; Philpott, A; MacDonell, SG (ISRST, 2009)
      In light of unacceptable rates of software project failure agile development methodologies have achieved widespread industry prominence, aimed at reducing software project risks and improving the likelihood of project ...
    • An integrated tool set to support software engineering learning

      Philpott, A; Buchan, J; Connor, AM (Software Engineering Research Group (SERG), the University of Auckland, 2007)
      This paper considers the possible benefits of an integrated Software Engineering tool set specifically tailored for novice developers, and reflects on the experience of having software engineering students produce various ...
    • Introductory programming: examining the exams

      Simon,; Sheard, J; Carbone, A; Chinn, D; Laakso, M; Clear, Tony; deRaadt, M; D'Souza, D; Lister, R; Philpott, A; Skene, J; Warburton, G (ACS, 2012)
      This paper describes a classification scheme that can be used to investigate the characteristics of introductory programming examinations. The scheme itself is described and its categories explained. We describe in detail ...
    • Report on the Final BRACElet Workshop: Auckland University of Technology, September 2010

      Clear, Tony; Whalley, JL; Robbins, P; Philpott, A; Eckerdal, A; Laakso, M-J (CITRENZ, 2011)
      This paper reports on the thirteenth and final BRACElet workshop. In this paper we provide a brief retrospective review of the workshops and the findings that have resulted from this multi-institutional multinational ...
    • Report on the final BRACElet workshop: Auckland University of Technology, September 2010

      Clear, Tony; Whalley, JL; Robbins, P; Philpott, A; Eckerdal, A; Laakso, M (CITRENZ, 2011)
      This paper reports on the thirteenth and final BRACElet workshop. In this paper we provide a brief retrospective review of the workshops and the findings that have resulted from this multi-institutional multinational ...
    • Scaffolding, the Zone of Proximal Development, and Novice Programmers

      Awbi, NK; Whalley, JL; Philpott, A (CITRENZ, 2015)
      The work, which is part of a doctoral research project, reported here aims to explore the learning strategies that novice computer programmers adopt when writing code, the ways in which they integrate knowledge, and the ...
    • Solution Spaces

      Kasto, N; Whalley, JL; Philpott, A; Whalley, D (Australian Computer Society, Inc., 2014)
      This paper explores the idea of solution space in the context of novice programmers and code writing tasks. A definition for solution space is provided and an analysis of a series of code writing questions from a first ...
    • Supporting agile team composition: a prototype tool for identifying personality (in)compatibilities

      Licorish, S; Philpott, A; MacDonell, SG (IEEE Computer Society Press, 2009)
      Extensive work in the behavioral sciences tells us that team composition is a complex activity in many disciplines, given the variations inherent across individuals' personalities. The composition of teams to undertake ...