Conference Proceeding Article
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.
Competition, admissions, education, programming, programming attitude
Higher Education | Software Engineering
2nd International Conference on Computer Science Education: Innovation and Technology
City or Country
Boesch, Chris and Kevin Steppe. 2011. "Case Study on Using a Programming Practice Tool for Evaluating University Applicants." Conference Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Computer Science Education: Innovation and Technology, Singapore, December 5-6. doi:10.5176/2251-2195_CSEIT37
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