Which programming language makes it easier for students to learn to program?

posted 30 Aug 2011, 02:10 by Jason Zagami   [ updated 30 Aug 2011, 02:41 ]
Wednesday, 1 October 2008

Which programming language makes it easier for students to learn to program?

Zagami, J. (2008, October). Which programming language makes it easier for students to learn to program? Paper presented at the Australian Council for Computers in Education Conference, Canberra, Australia. Retrieved from http://www98.griffith.edu.au/dspace/bitstream/10072/24250/1/52212_1.pdf

A comparative examination of the effectiveness of five introductory programming languages - PhP, Visual Basic, Gamemaker, Alice, and RoboLab. Based on the degree of visual processing involved, this study explains some reasons that different programming languages are more or less effective in teaching programming concepts.



 

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