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Programming Objects to Think with: Logo and the Teaching and Learning of Problem Solving

Karen Swan
1991 Journal of educational computing research  
The findings support claims for the efficacy of Logo as a menum conducive to the teaching and learning of problem solving, and argue for the use of knowledge-based instructional design and computing environments  ...  conditions--a Logo graphics condition, a cut-p,iper manipulative condition, or a discovery learning, Logo projects condition.  ...  The findings support claims for the efficacy of Logo as medium conducive to the . teaching and learning of problem solving, and argue for the use of knowledge-based instructional design and computing environments  ... 
doi:10.2190/ux0m-nhm2-1g5x-01x4 fatcat:xwzjjmqovvfcfmhstq2pfzkvbm

An Object-Oriented Architecture for Constraint-Based Graphical Editing [chapter]

Richard Helm, Tien Huynh, Kim Marriott, John Vlissides
1995 Object-Oriented Programming for Graphics  
Direct-manipulation graphics editors are useful tools for a wide variety of domains such as technical drawing, computer-aided design, application building, and music composition.  ...  QOCA also supports new kinds of constraint manipulation that have novel applications to graphical editing.  ...  QOCA leverages recent results in symbolic computation and geometry to support e cient incremental and interactive constraint manipulation.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-79192-5_16 dblp:conf/oographics/HelmHMV92 fatcat:tzkln4en55c2blbhfs5ohp22ge

Schema-Based Instruction With Concrete and Virtual Manipulatives to Teach Problem Solving to Students With Autism

Jenny R. Root, Diane M. Browder, Alicia F. Saunders, Ya-yu Lo
2016 Remedial and special education  
First, there is a lack of research on instructional strategies for teaching word problem solving to individuals with ASD and ID.  ...  Teaching problem solving allows students to learn when and why, not just how, to apply these skills. Students typically learn problem solving through the use of word problems.  ...  Funding The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: Support for this research was provided in part by of the U.S  ... 
doi:10.1177/0741932516643592 fatcat:burgepmoznbufekddzegfv2su4

Scientific problem solving in a distributed and collaborative multimedia environment

Vinod Anupam, Chandrajit Bajaj, Fausto Bernardini, Steve Cutchin, Jindon Chen, Daniel Schikore, Guoliang Xu, Peinan Zhang, Weiping Zhang
1994 Mathematics and Computers in Simulation  
We describe a distributed and collaborative environment for cooperative scienti c problem solving.  ...  At its core is a powerful collaboration substrate to support synchronous multi-user applications, and a distribution substrate which emphasizes distributed problem solving.  ...  Service applications are special purpose tools for multimedia support providing textual, graphical, audio and video conferencing.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0378-4754(94)90076-0 fatcat:537373cctfc53d3wwrly5rise4

Learning Computer Programming around a CAFÉ

Simon Liénardy
2020 Proceedings of the 2020 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research  
Social and professional topics → CS1; • Theory of computation → Algorithm design techniques.  ...  As such, the Graphical Loop Invariant represents a strategy to solve the problem and is used to support thoughts on the code.  ...  problem-solving process.  ... 
doi:10.1145/3372782.3407119 dblp:conf/icer/Lienardy20 fatcat:wgx3lhrojbdz7dzs67nainbpkq

How to Adapt CAS on the Basis of Mathematical Background and Computer Background at EUL

Feride S. Tabak, Nilcan Ciftci
2012 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
Upon these problems, we are looking for not for the best but for the most effective environment to motivate and to create a good environment for the teaching of Calculus.  ...  The lecturers have faced different student profiles based on different mathematical and computer backgrounds with lack of motivation, lack of performance, poor interaction, and limited questions solving  ...  Acknowledgements I would like to say thanks to lk K ymen and Karen Howells for their helps.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.05.098 fatcat:obavp5hbyve3rbpd27kcuhemra

Page 25 of Educause Quarterly : EQ Vol. 7, Issue 6 [page]

1984 Educause Quarterly : EQ  
Problem Analysis Usage of the computer for analysis and problem solving is primarily in the domain of science and mathematics.  ...  “The computer has been integrated into a number of courses as a relevant problem-solving tool.  ... 

Programming as problem solving

Alex Repenning, Tamara Sumner
1994 Proceedings of the workshop on Advanced visual interfaces - AVI '94  
This research was supported by: the National Science Foundation under grant No. MDR-9253425, Apple Computer Inc., and US West Advanced Technologies.  ...  We also wish to thank Jonathan Ostwald, Kumiyo Nakakoji, and Gerry Stahl for their comments on early drafts of this paper.  ...  Neither of these extreme views of human-computer interaction are sufficient for the visual problem-solving environments advocated in this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1145/192309.192346 dblp:conf/avi/RepenningS94 fatcat:fx54plzv6nfsla3vsdbhs6v67i

Information Technology and problem solving in mathematics education [chapter]

G. Dettori, S. Greco, E. Lemut
1998 Capacity Building for IT in Education in Developing Countries  
graphically before completing the study of algebraic manipulation rules); • to focus on resolution strategies rather than on performing calculations which can improve problem-solving activities; • to  ...  • How are teachers trained and supported to carry out activities? • Is teaching based on a problem solving approach?  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-0-387-35195-7_32 fatcat:qdohgahqvjdlho3fski4bufgeu

Collaborative multimedia in SHASTRA

C. Bajaj, S. Cutchin
1995 Proceedings of the third ACM international conference on Multimedia - MULTIMEDIA '95  
We demonstrate multimedia interfaces incorporating text, graphics, audio and video, and how these interfaces greatly empower users in the process of collaborative scientific design  ...  We discuss the application of multimedia in scientific design, and describe a multi-user distributed and collaborative scientific manipulation environment, SHASTRA, implemented on the multimedia desktop  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported in part by NSF grants CCR 92-22467, AFOSR grants F49260-93-10138, F49620-94-1-0080 and ONR gran N00014-94-1-0370  ... 
doi:10.1145/217279.215294 dblp:conf/mm/BajajC95 fatcat:3w43kam27zhcxf6xc4syozhzzy

Metaphors for the nature of human-computer interaction in an empowering environment: Interaction style influences the manner of human accomplishment

Herman G. Weller, H.Rex Hartson
1992 Computers in Human Behavior  
Of these, perhaps the most advanced are what we shall call empowering environments for problem solving with computers.  ...  situation directly to the useI: In turn, the illusion is supported by directness, which depends on appropriate and timely Requests for reprints should be addressed to H.  ...  Partial support for this work was received through a grant from tbe National Science Foundation under the supervision of Dr. John Hestenes.  ... 
doi:10.1016/0747-5632(92)90027-c fatcat:zspktzsdyfhcncwigwtmhfzjjy

Symbolic computation: systems and applications

Algimantas Juozapavičius
1998 Nonlinear Analysis: Modelling and Control  
Symbolics versus numeric, enhancement in mathematics, computing nature of CAS, related projects, networks, references are discussed.  ...  The article presents an overview of symbolic computation systems, their classification-in-history, the most popular CAS, examples of systems and some of their applications.  ...  Synonyms and truncations for symbolic computation are: symbolic manipulation (SYM), computer algebra (CA), symbolic and algebraic manipulation (SAM), exact computation).  ... 
doi:10.15388/na.1998.3.0.15257 fatcat:dalgebvodvaz7haiiys3ojlpsa

Collaborative multimedia scientific design in SHASTRA

Vinod Anupam, Chandrajit L. Bajaj
1993 Proceedings of the first ACM international conference on Multimedia - MULTIMEDIA '93  
Our goal is to depart from traditional single user scienti c manipulation systems and build multi-user collaborative scienti c design and analysis environments, by harnessing current computing technology  ...  Distribution lets us bene t from the cumulative computation power of workstation clusters.  ...  Groupware emphasizes on using the computer to facilitate human interaction for problem solving. Ellis et al present a n o verview of the state-of-the-art in 6 .  ... 
doi:10.1145/166266.168458 dblp:conf/mm/AnupamB93 fatcat:tywlbafhxfetdfes4v2bg2vffe

Thinking with hands

Alissa N. Antle, Milena Droumeva, Daniel Ha
2009 Proceedings of the 27th international conference extended abstracts on Human factors in computing systems - CHI EA '09  
The approach was developed for a study investigating the benefits of different input methods for object manipulation activities in digitally supported problem solving.  ...  We propose a classification scheme based on the notions of complementary and epistemic actions in spatial problem solving.  ...  problem solving.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1520340.1520612 dblp:conf/chi/AntleDH09 fatcat:zqckpljqabbqfhiiq2w4a534zi

Teaching Students With Moderate Intellectual Disability to Solve Word Problems

Diane M. Browder, Fred Spooner, Ya-yu Lo, Alicia F. Saunders, Jenny R. Root, Luann Ley Davis, Chelsi R. Brosh
2017 The Journal of special education  
Funding The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship, and/or publication of this article: Support for this research was provided in part by the U.S.  ...  Students in the current study selected a premade graphic organizer for each problem type and used manipulatives (physical or virtual) to solve.  ...  Make sets Used concrete manipulatives to make sets on graphic organizer corresponding to the quantities in the problem 5. Solve Solved problem by counting total/remaining manipulatives 6.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0022466917721236 fatcat:6idhxq3rsffkfpqw5meycicka4
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