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Tools and Environments

Malmi, Lauri and Utting, Ian and Ko, Andrew J (2019) Tools and Environments. In: Fincher, S A and Robins, A V, eds. The Cambridge handbook of computing education research. Cambridge University Press, pp. 639-662. ISBN 978-1-108-72189-9. (doi:10.1017/9781108654555) (KAR id:73256)


Teaching and learning how to build software are central aspects of computing education, and the tools which we use to support this are themselves a focus of research and innovation. This chapter considers tools designed or predominately used for education; from software development environments to automatic assessment tools, visualization, and educational games platforms. It looks at not just the history and state-of-the-art of these tools, but also at the challenges and opportunities in researching with and about them.

Item Type: Book section
DOI/Identification number: 10.1017/9781108654555
Uncontrolled keywords: Computing, Programming, Education, Tools, Research, Development Environments, Program Visualisation.
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing
Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Computing Education Group
Depositing User: Ian Utting
Date Deposited: 28 Mar 2019 15:23 UTC
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2019 10:44 UTC
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