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Journal of Educational Computing Research

1986 Volume 2, Number 1

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Number of articles: 3

  1. Language-Independent Conceptual "Bugs" in Novice Programming

    Roy D. Pea

    Three classes of conceptual bugs presenting obstacles to all novice programmers and not related to any specific program--parallelism, intentionality, and egocentrism--are identified and exemplified... More

    pp. 25-36

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  2. Conditions of Learning in Novice Programmers

    D N. Perkins

    Examines reasons why some elementary and secondary students learn programming in BASIC and LOGO much better than others suggesting this happens because students bring different learning patterns to... More

    pp. 37-55

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  3. Cognitive Consequences of Programming: Augmentations to Basic Instruction

    John Dalbey & Marcia C. Linn

    Describes a study of junior high students which investigated academic achievement and higher cognitive skill development outcomes of a computer programming course in which two augmentations to... More

    pp. 75-93

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