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How Does an Educational IDE Influence Students’ Conceptions of Object-Oriented Programming? - Design of a Ph.D. Research Project to Explore Secondary School Students’ Conceptions of OOP

Author(s):
Batur, F.
Editor:
Acm
Title of Anthology:
14th Workshop in Primary and Secondary Computing Education (WiPSCE’19), October 23–25, 2019, Glasgow, Scotland Uk
Publisher:
ACM Press
Location(s):
New York, NY, USA
Publication Date:
2019
Language:
Englisch
Keywords:
conceptions of programming, object-oriented programming, learning environment, secondary school students, K-12, computer science in secondary education, students’ perceptions and beliefs, educational reconstruction
Digital Object Identifier (DOI):
doi:https://doi.org/10.1145/3361721.3362107
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Abstract

Problems with programming or object-oriented programming (OOP) have been reported in several studies. There is still a lack of studies that explore (particularly secondary school) students’ conceptions of OOP.
Many introductory programming classes in German secondary schools use Greenfoot or BlueJ as an Educational IDE (eIDE). Surprisingly, there are almost no studies on the effect of eIDEs on students’ conceptions of programming. This Ph.D. research project aims to find an applicable design approach to identify students’ conceptions and mental models concerning the used eIDE.