Undergraduate Computing Projects — an Investigation into the Student Experience
Joy, Mike. (2009) Undergraduate Computing Projects — an Investigation into the Student Experience. ITALICS, Vol.8 (No.1). pp. 60-78. ISSN 1473-7507
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This paper reports the results of a survey of third year undergraduate computing students undertaking an individual project. Using data gathered from the students themselves, we offer new insights into how students approach such projects. We identify the amount and focus of effort that students experience as appropriate to such an activity, together with the role of the supervisor, and we contrast the methodological approaches which academics advise with those adopted by the students themselves.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Electronic computers. Computer science. Computer software
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2300 Higher Education
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Computer Science|
|Journal or Publication Title:||ITALICS|
|Publisher:||Higher Education Academy Subject Network for Information & Computer Sciences|
|Page Range:||pp. 60-78|
|Access rights to Published version:||Open Access|
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