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Idea Garden: Situated Support for Problem Solving by End-User Programmers

Jill Cao, Scott D. Fleming, Margaret Burnett, Christopher Scaffidi
2014 Interacting with computers  
Therefore, in this paper, we describe the Idea Garden, a concept designed to help end-user programmers generate new ideas and problem-solve when they run into barriers.  ...  RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS • We propose the Idea Garden concept to help users overcome barriers. • We present a study that identified barriers end-user programmers encountered. • We analyzed the barriers from  ...  STUDY 1: END-USER PROGRAMMERS' IDEA BARRIERS Within this framework, we needed an understanding of what kinds of 'idea barriers' end-user programmers encounter.  ... 
doi:10.1093/iwc/iwu022 fatcat:wyvbklyikfahzdf4b4j4tg2iay

End-user programmers in trouble: Can the Idea Garden help them to help themselves?

Jill Cao, Irwin Kwan, Faezeh Bahmani, Margaret Burnett, Scott D. Fleming, Josh Jordahl, Amber Horvath, Sherry Yang
2013 2013 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human Centric Computing  
In this paper, we investigate whether the Idea Garden approach helps end-user programmers problem-solve their programs on their own. We ran a statistical experiment with 123 end-user programmers.  ...  We have previously presented an approach called the Idea Garden, which makes minimalist, on-demand problem-solving support available to end-user programmers in trouble.  ...  help end-user programmers in trouble solve their own problems.  ... 
doi:10.1109/vlhcc.2013.6645260 dblp:conf/vl/CaoKBBFJHY13 fatcat:tvmxj3xjgbh7lcvnpkrnm2pgwe

Gardens without meaning

Rod Barnett
1997 Landscape Review  
At the end of all gardening lies the philosopher's stone: connection with nature and with oneself and immersion of object with subject.  ...  Interpretation can be faithful to the formal and syntactical programme of the garden and can be coherent/consistent, but it cannot be true/verifiable.  ... 
doaj:e6ef42e9047041ddb0cb4b2803f0d032 fatcat:65kxxkkmdjec7akwjvg37i7ifa

Gardening Cyber-Physical Systems [chapter]

Susan Stepney, Ada Diaconescu, René Doursat, Jean-Louis Giavitto, Taras Kowaliw, Ottoline Leyser, Bruce MacLennan, Olivier Michel, Julian F. Miller, Igor Nikolic, Antoine Spicher, Christof Teuscher (+3 others)
2012 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
, where multiple seeds can be planted and grown in concert, and where a high-level gardener can shape them into complex cyber-physical systems.  ...  In this position paper, we present Gro-CyPhy, an unconventional computational framework for growing cyber-physical systems from computational seeds, and gardening the growing systems, in order to adapt  ...  The gardener will be a high-level programmer, and ultimately can even be the user directly.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-32894-7_25 fatcat:jnadwspwfbfupg5nc4eotztfei

From barriers to learning in the idea garden: An empirical study

Jill Cao, I. Kwan, R. White, S. D. Fleming, M. Burnett, C. Scaffidi
2012 2012 IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing (VL/HCC)  
We have been investigating an approach called Idea Gardening, which addresses this problem by helping end users to help themselves overcome barriers in the context of "doing".  ...  In this paper, we report on a qualitative empirical study of how effectively an Idea Garden prototype helped end users overcome programming barriers in the CoScripter environment, and the extent to which  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENT We thank Forrest Bice and Hannah Adams for their assistance with implementing the Idea Garden prototype. This work was supported in part by NSF grant 0917366.  ... 
doi:10.1109/vlhcc.2012.6344483 dblp:conf/vl/CaoKWFBS12 fatcat:s4qkujzs7jbabjtol7c7qkn2r4

Gardens that take care of us

Adrian Burton
2014 Lancet Neurology  
ends that could give rise to agitation or anger.  ...  Many of the plants in this garden are varieties that were popular when users were young, which helps in reminiscence therapy.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1474-4422(14)70002-x pmid:24679714 fatcat:druu3hxilrggzbdphmj3jncvym

Allotment gardening in Poland – new practices and changes in recreational space

Justyna Mokras-Grabowska
2020 Miscellanea Geographica: Regional Studies on Development  
Gardens Development.  ...  The idea derived from the rapid industrialization of large cities and is currently gaining new meaning.  ...  Combining these two ideas, allotment gardens appeared in Germany at the end of the 19th century and from this time the number of allotment gardens rose from a few hundred to 800,000 at the end of World  ... 
doi:10.2478/mgrsd-2020-0039 fatcat:d2jkea4gsvgpnnlghw637mixuy


Peter G. Rowe, Limin Hee
2019 A City in Blue and Green  
provocative ideas.  ...  channel into a 3.2 kilometer long sinuous river, with natural characteristics and planting, meandering through the overall space with fluctuating water levels and ample spaces and facilities for park users  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-981-13-9597-0_5 fatcat:zhbprr5dbzf57hifwwndycbste

Sowing Seeds for Healthier Diets: Children's Perspectives on School Gardening

Edris Nury, Asia Sarti, Coosje Dijkstra, Jacob Seidell, Christine Dedding
2017 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
, the opportunity to share their experiences and ideas on school gardening.  ...  Children particularly expressed enjoyment of the outdoor gardening portion of the programme as it enabled them to be physically active and independently nurture their gardens.  ...  We conclude with children's own ideas for improvements to the current programme. Children's General Impressions of School Gardening Children enjoyed the school gardening programme.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph14070688 pmid:28672836 pmcid:PMC5551126 fatcat:7xzlozsoznhadgdhhcmhlsypre

Ancillary Botanic Gardens in Lebanon

Salma Talhouk, Yaser Abunnasr, Matthew Hall, Tony Miller, Asaad Seif
2014 Sibbaldia  
, ancillary botanic gardens (ABGs), which formalise local garden initiatives and facilitate options to tackle space limitations.  ...  Botanic gardens are integral to the process of plant conservation and development, but international conservation targets set down in the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation are unlikely to be met in  ...  authors are grateful to Nayla Abou Ezzedin for the initial research and compilation of published literature on archaeological sites in Lebanon, and to Monika Fabian for research on statistics of botanic gardens  ... 
doi:10.24823/sibbaldia.2014.27 fatcat:mpmvzelcvnaf7mvefldvq6xg6m

A Diagnostic Post-Occupancy Evaluation of the Nacadia® Therapy Garden

Ulrik Sidenius, Patrik Karlsson Nyed, Victoria Linn Lygum, Ulrika K. Stigsdotter
2017 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The idea is that the garden is continuously evaluated.  ...  The overall environment of the Nacadia ® therapy garden was experienced as protective and safe, and successfully incorporated the various elements of the nature-based therapy programme.  ...  The authors would like to thank all the participants in the study and the garden staff. Author Contributions: Ulrik Sidenius and Ulrika K.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph14080882 pmid:28783060 pmcid:PMC5580586 fatcat:mwxtkrphtbgrjlm5na5jptiaaa

The unwalled garden: growth of the OpenCourseWare Consortium, 2001–2008

Steve Carson
2009 Open Learning: The Journal of Open, Distance and e-Learning  
traces the development of the OpenCourseWare movement, including the origin of the concept at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the implementation of the MIT OpenCourseWare project, and the ideas  ...  Staff hiring for OCW began in mid-2002, and by the end of that year a 50-course proof-of-concept site had been successfully launched.  ...  By the end of July 2008, the Consortium should have completed the process of incorporation as an independent non-profit organisation.  ... 
doi:10.1080/02680510802627787 fatcat:6tphglitazfuri66vl6tdno4pu

Reclaiming Urban Space: A Study of Community Gardens in Poznań

Barbara Maćkiewicz, Raúl Puente Asuero, Krystyna Pawlak
2018 Quaestiones Geographicae  
Our study reveals that community gardens currently operating in Poznań are established in non-central locations. These gardens are scattered in various parts of the city.  ...  Only in the Łazarz district there are two community gardens. Most frequently, community gardens are established on plots between old blocks of flats and tenement houses.  ...  Many thanks for your time, experience, exchange of thoughts and discussions in the garden.  ... 
doi:10.2478/quageo-2018-0042 fatcat:6ueigsll5vdrdkgx6hi53lhxlm

Managing botanic garden collections of high conservation value

Martin F. Gardner
2021 Sibbaldia  
The author has spent 30 years co-ordinating the International Conifer Conservation Programme (ICCP), based at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, and uses this significant milestone to reflect on some  ...  The great challenge facing all managers of botanical collections is how to develop effective programmes that integrate ex-situ with in-situ conservation.  ...  Before the launch of the ICCP, aspects had already been implemented by developing the idea of an outreach programme for the cultivation of threatened conifers (Page, 1994) .  ... 
doi:10.24823/sibbaldia.2021.360 fatcat:yfe76f26ffc3doi3jwfcgrn65q

Ebenezer Howard's Garden City Idea and the Ideology of Industrialism

Jean-Yves Tizot
2018 Cahiers Victoriens et Edouardiens  
Howard recycled Spence's idea of a land rent payable to the municipal authority by users of the land for his Garden City scheme, but without ever mentioning Spence's prerequisite of the appropriation of  ...  At the end of the 19th century, Howard's Garden City idea offered an industrial utopian vision typical of its age and provided one of the most vivid illustrations of the ideology of industrialism ever  ... 
doi:10.4000/cve.3605 fatcat:se43fdpm2ngyfdvi57ncf2n7am
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