Publication Type

Conference Proceeding Article

Version

Postprint

Publication Date

12-2011

Abstract

We used a programming practice tool to test basic programming skills of prospective students. A live competition was used to test those skills. Students who did well were asked for further interviews. Most students had no prior background and reported learning the basics of two programming languages within two weeks of self-study.

Keywords

Competition, admissions, education, programming, programming attitude

Discipline

Higher Education | Software Engineering

Research Areas

Software Systems

Publication

2nd International Conference on Computer Science Education: Innovation and Technology

First Page

1

Last Page

4

ISSN

2251-2195

Identifier

10.5176/2251-2195_CSEIT37

City or Country

Singapore

Creative Commons License

Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 License.

Additional URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.5176/2251-2195_CSEIT37

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