It seemed like a good idea at the time

Jonas Boustedt, Robert McCartney, Josh Tenenberg, Titus Winters, Stephen Edwards, Briana B. Morrison, David R. Musicant, Ian Utting, Carol Zander
2007 Proceedinds of the 38th SIGCSE technical symposium on Computer science education - SIGCSE '07  
We often learn of successful pedagogical experiments, but we seldom hear of the the ones that failed. From an epistemological point of view, learning from failures can be at least as effecitive as learning from good examples. This special session has a structure similar to that of Parlante's Nifty Assignments, i.e. we solicited submissions from the SIGCSE membership, selected the best from among these, and have presentations at the session by the selected authors. Our contributions describe
more » ... gogical approaches that seemed to be good ideas but turned out as failures. Contributors will describe their pedagogical experiment, the rationale for the experiment, evidence of failure, and lessons learned.
doi:10.1145/1227310.1227432 dblp:conf/sigcse/BoustedtMTWEMMUZ07 fatcat:mnanagz6z5fgxbylqmb237bj6a