A Software Tool to Visualize Verbal Protocols to Enhance Strategic and Metacognitive Abilities in Basic Programming

Carlos A. Ar, Estela L. Mu, Juan M. G

Abstract


Learning to program is difficult for many first year undergraduate students. Instructional strategies of traditional programming courses tend to focus on syntactic issues and assigning practice exercises using the presentation-examples-practice formula and by showing the verbal and visual explanation of a teacher during the ?step by step

Keywords


Basic programming; Verbal Protocols; Dual Coding; e-learning

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International Journal of Interactive Mobile Technologies. ISSN: 1865-7923
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