Evaluating the effectiveness of a pattern application support tool for novices

Masita Jalil, Shahrul Azman Mohd Noah, Sufian Idris

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Abstract

This paper presents our findings of an evaluation study conducted to gauge the effectiveness of a design pattern application tool (DPACoach) in providing the needed support to novices. The tool has been designed around the actual difficulties encountered by novices when applying pattern solution to a design problem. The data indicates improvement in novices' performance after they have been given the time to interact with DPACoach. Performance is measured in terms of their ability to select the right patterns, the number of application errors and the total time spend to complete pattern application tasks.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationITiCSE'10 - Proceedings of the 2010 ACM SIGCSE Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education
Pages239-243
Number of pages5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes
Event15th Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education Conference, ITiCSE 2010 - Bilkent, Ankara
Duration: 26 Jun 201030 Jun 2010

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Other15th Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education Conference, ITiCSE 2010
CityBilkent, Ankara
Period26/6/1030/6/10

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Keywords

  • Design patterns
  • Novices
  • Pattern application
  • Tool support

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science (miscellaneous)
  • Education

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Jalil, M., Mohd Noah, S. A., & Idris, S. (2010). Evaluating the effectiveness of a pattern application support tool for novices. In ITiCSE'10 - Proceedings of the 2010 ACM SIGCSE Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education (pp. 239-243) https://doi.org/10.1145/1822090.1822158

Evaluating the effectiveness of a pattern application support tool for novices. / Jalil, Masita; Mohd Noah, Shahrul Azman; Idris, Sufian.

ITiCSE'10 - Proceedings of the 2010 ACM SIGCSE Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education. 2010. p. 239-243.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Jalil, M, Mohd Noah, SA & Idris, S 2010, Evaluating the effectiveness of a pattern application support tool for novices. in ITiCSE'10 - Proceedings of the 2010 ACM SIGCSE Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education. pp. 239-243, 15th Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education Conference, ITiCSE 2010, Bilkent, Ankara, 26/6/10. https://doi.org/10.1145/1822090.1822158
Jalil M, Mohd Noah SA, Idris S. Evaluating the effectiveness of a pattern application support tool for novices. In ITiCSE'10 - Proceedings of the 2010 ACM SIGCSE Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education. 2010. p. 239-243 https://doi.org/10.1145/1822090.1822158
Jalil, Masita ; Mohd Noah, Shahrul Azman ; Idris, Sufian. / Evaluating the effectiveness of a pattern application support tool for novices. ITiCSE'10 - Proceedings of the 2010 ACM SIGCSE Annual Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education. 2010. pp. 239-243
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