An Online Multiplayer Game for Collaborative Problem

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dc.contributor.author Bachu, Eshwar
dc.contributor.author Bernard, Margaret
dc.date.accessioned 2012-09-25T19:41:07Z
dc.date.available 2012-09-25T19:41:07Z
dc.date.issued 2012-09-25
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2139/13284
dc.description.abstract Teaching computer programming to novices has always posed a major challenge to educators, most novices acquire basic programming skills but they are unable to utilize them in a meaningful way to solve many of the non-routine problems which are presented to them. As a result, they do not achieve any level of programming fluency. Collaboration has been identified as a useful tool to help overcome this problem if utilized at the right times during the programming/problem solving process. This paper presents a review of computer supported collaborative learning (CSCL) concepts, collaboration in programming and the problem solving domain. Finally, a design for a gaming application of CSCL (COPS) to help improve the problem solving ability of novice programmers is presented. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Collaboration en_US
dc.subject CSCL en_US
dc.subject Gaming en_US
dc.subject Multiplayer en_US
dc.subject Problem solving en_US
dc.subject Novice en_US
dc.subject Programming en_US
dc.subject Motivation en_US
dc.subject Metacognition en_US
dc.subject Flowchart en_US
dc.subject Collaborative learning en_US
dc.subject Groups en_US
dc.title An Online Multiplayer Game for Collaborative Problem en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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