• 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 ...