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A cost-benefit analysis of continuous assessment

Author
Duch, A.; Gabarro, J.; Petit, J.; Blesa, M.; Serna, M.
Type of activity
Presentation of work at congresses
Name of edition
7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education
Date of publication
2015
Presentation's date
2015-05-25
Book of congress proceedings
CSEDU 2015 Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education
First page
57
Last page
66
Publisher
SciTePress
DOI
https://doi.org/10.5220/0005432300570066 Open in new window
Repository
http://hdl.handle.net/2117/82536 Open in new window
URL
http://www.scitepress.org/DigitalLibrary/PublicationsDetail.aspx?ID=Jlp8hPnrvA0=&t=1 Open in new window
Abstract
The first course on programming is fundamental in the Facultat d’Informàtica de Barcelona. After a major redesign of the Programming-1 course in 2006 to give it a more practical flavor, an increasing number of measures have been undertaken over the years to try to increase its pass rate while maintaining a fixed quality level. These measures, that can be roughly summarized as an important increase in assessment, imply an increase in the workload of both students and instructors that does not ...
Citation
Duch, A., Gabarró, J., Petit, J., Blesa, M., Serna, M. A cost-benefit analysis of continuous assessment. A: International Conference on Computer Supported Education. "CSEDU 2015 Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Computer Supported Education". Lisboa: SciTePress, 2015, p. 57-66.
Keywords
CS1, Continuous assessment, Cost-benefit analysis
Group of research
ALBCOM - Algorithms, Computational Biology, Complexity and Formal Methods

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