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Student perceptions of the acceptability of various code-writing practices

Simon, .; Cook, Beth; Sheard, Judithe; Carbone, Angela; Johnson, Chris

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This paper reports on research that used focus groups and a national online survey of computing students at Australian universities to investigate perceptions of acceptable academic practices in writing program code for assessment. The results indicate that computing students lack a comprehensive understanding of what constitutes acceptable academic practice with regard to writing program code. They are not clear on the need to reference code taken from other sources, or on how to do so. Where...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/74644
Source: ITICSE 2014 - Proceedings of the 2014 Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education Conference
DOI: 10.1145/2591708.2591755

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