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The Value of Guided Revision

Carter, Janet (2004) The Value of Guided Revision. In: O'Reilly, Una and Steede, Hazel, eds. Proceedings of 5th Annual Conference of the Subject Centre for Information and Computer Sciences. . pp. 91-95. LTSN-ICS, Ulster ISBN 0-9541927-7-X.


In the summer of 2002 the CS department at the University of Kent at Canterbury (ukc) signed up to a guided revision and key skills programme intended to help students pass their first year exams and ease the transition to the second year. The scheme, called VALUE, proved to be extremely popular with CS students and more students applied than could be accommodated. The departmental response was to create a cut-down version of the scheme, called Value-LITE. This paper describes the schemes and explores the impact of the revision phase upon examination results.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Computing Education Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:01 UTC
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 13:51 UTC
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