LEARNERS' CONFESSION FOR BIDIRECTIONAL TRANSCRIPTION EFFECTIVENESS FOR BEGINNERS IN THE PROGRAMMING COURSE

Tatsuhiro Tamaki, Harumi Hashimoto, Atsushi Onishi, Yasuo Uchida
2021 International Journal of Modern Education  
The Adoption of programming education has become a global trend. In Japan, the Japan Revitalization Strategy 2016, announced by the Headquarters for Japan's Economic Revitalization in 2016, set forth the aim of making programming education compulsory in primary and secondary education. The purpose of this is to cultivate basic logical thinking skills through programming education, as part of efforts to develop and secure human resources for sparking economic growth. On the other hand, it will
more » ... kely be necessary to review previously existing programming education in ICT human resources development courses at various types of schools. In the programming education for beginners that we are implementing at a college of technology, there is a considerable percentage of students who feel they are not up to programming. Thus, this study proposes "bidirectional transcription learning" for beginner programmers as an educational method to help strengthen programming education. It focuses on the process of converting a natural language to a programming language in the final stage of unplugged to code writing. Based on experience, transcription learning is regarded as effective for mastering programming, but we have conducted a trial to further improve efficiency and deepen understanding, and here we provide an overview and report on our results.
doi:10.35631/ijmoe.310003 fatcat:sdzbwcwzwrcvzfi2jd6mpnpc5m