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Ensemble: An Innovative Approach to Practice Computer Programming

Ensemble: An Innovative Approach to Practice Computer Programming
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Author(s): Ricardo Queirós (Polytecnic Institute of Porto, Portugal & University of Porto, Portugal) and José Paulo Leal (CRACS & INESC-Porto LA, Faculty of Sciences, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal)
Copyright: 2015
Pages: 29
Source title: Innovative Teaching Strategies and New Learning Paradigms in Computer Programming
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Ricardo Queirós (Polytechnic Institute of Porto, Portugal)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-7304-5.ch009

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Abstract

Currently, the teaching-learning process in domains, such as computer programming, is characterized by an extensive curricula and a high enrolment of students. This poses a great workload for faculty and teaching assistants responsible for the creation, delivery, and assessment of student exercises. The main goal of this chapter is to foster practice-based learning in complex domains. This objective is attained with an e-learning framework—called Ensemble—as a conceptual tool to organize and facilitate technical interoperability among services. The Ensemble framework is used on a specific domain: computer programming. Content issues are tacked with a standard format to describe programming exercises as learning objects. Communication is achieved with the extension of existing specifications for the interoperation with several systems typically found in an e-learning environment. In order to evaluate the acceptability of the proposed solution, an Ensemble instance was validated on a classroom experiment with encouraging results.

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