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Monthly Archives: May 2018

Computers & Education – Self-Regulated Learning Strategies using e-Learning Tools

A paper led by PhD Candidate, Rita Garcia, “Systematic Literature Review: Self-Regulated Learning Strategies using e-Learning Tools for Computer Science” has been accepted for the journal Computers & Education. This paper helps inform Rita’s PhD on the use of tools to support codification pedagogy in introductory programming assignments. Abstract: In 1986, Barry Zimmerman and Manuel Martinez-Pons […]

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ACL-SRW 2018: Automatic Detection of Cross-Disciplinary Knowledge Associations

Congratulations to Menasha Thilakaratne for having her thesis work accepted for the Student Research Workshop at ACL 2018!! M. Thilakaratne, K. Falkner and T. Atapattu. Automatic Detection of Cross-Disciplinary Knowledge Associations. Accepted for Student Research Workshop at ACL 2018. Detecting interesting, cross-disciplinary knowledge associations hidden in scientific publications can greatly assist scientists to formulate and validate scientifically […]

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SIGCSE 2018: Rita Garcia awarded best Demo!

PhD candidate, Rita Garcia, won best Demonstration at SIGCSE 2018 for her work on “Parsons Problems usage within a MOOC Pedagogy“. Parsons Problems is an effective Introductory Programming teaching tool that allows students to arrange code to form a functional program, reducing their cognitive load so they can focus on programming concepts. The demonstration showed how […]

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Rita Garcia joins CSER as PhD Candidate

We are excited to announce that Rita Garcia has joined the Computer Science Education Research Group (CSER) in 2018 to undertake a PhD in Computer Science with co-supervisors Professor Katrina Falkner and Dr Rebecca Vivian. Rita Garcia comes to the group with extensive experience in the software engineering industry. Rita has over 10 years working […]

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