Exploring programming assessment instruments

Judy Sheard, Raymond Lister, Anne Philpott, Geoff Warburton, Simon, Angela Carbone, Donald Chinn, Mikko-Jussi Laakso, Tony Clear, Michael de Raadt, Daryl D'Souza, James Harland
2011 Proceedings of the seventh international workshop on Computing education research - ICER '11  
This paper describes the development of a classification scheme that can be used to investigate the characteristics of introductory programming examinations. We describe the process of developing the scheme, explain its categories, and present a taste of the results of a pilot analysis of a set of CS1 exam papers. This study is part of a project that aims to investigate the nature and composition of formal examination instruments used in the summative assessment of introductory programming
more » ... nts, and the pedagogical intentions of the educators who construct these instruments.
doi:10.1145/2016911.2016920 dblp:conf/icer/SheardSCCLCRDHLPW11 fatcat:mg6ghib675cqrdmephbakf6ppe