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The Case for Validated Tools in Computer Science Education Research
September 2013 (vol. 46 no. 9)
pp. 60-66
Allison Elliott Tew, University of Washington Tacoma
Brian Dorn, University of Nebraska at Omaha
Measuring student learning in computer science education presents particular challenges, making objective assessment elusive to educators and researchers. Development and validation of the FCS1 and CAS assessment tools demonstrate both the feasibility and benefits of validated assessment instruments in this discipline.
Index Terms:
Computer science education,Context awareness,Computer languages,Learning systems,Collaboration,education,computer science education,validated assessment tools,student learning,Computing Attitudes Survey,CAS,CS1
Citation:
Allison Elliott Tew, Brian Dorn, "The Case for Validated Tools in Computer Science Education Research," Computer, vol. 46, no. 9, pp. 60-66, Sept. 2013, doi:10.1109/MC.2013.259
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