Teaching students to learn to learn mobile phone programming

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Abstract

This paper describes experiences of the instructor of a course dealing with mobile phone programming. This instance of the course (offered yearly since 2010) reuses the academic content of a traditional software engineering course, but requires mobile phone application development for concrete deliverables that exemplify competency of the academic concepts of the course. The paper describes the tradeoffs between teaching the material vs. students learning the material, group dynamics and constraints, as well as technical recommendations for faculty who are considering offering a course that concentrates on mobile phone applications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSPLASH'11 Workshops - Compilation Proceedings of the Co-Located Workshops
Subtitle of host publicationDSM'11, TMC'11, AGERE'11, AOOPES'11, NEAT'11, and VMIL'11
Pages261-265
Number of pages5
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2011
EventACM International Conference on Systems, Programming, Languages, and Applications: Software for Humanity, SPLASH'11 and the Co-Located Workshops: DSM'11, TMC'11, AGERE'11, AOOPES'11, NEAT'11, and VMIL'11 - Portland, OR, United States
Duration: Oct 23 2011Oct 24 2011

Publication series

NameSPLASH'11 Workshops - Compilation Proceedings of the Co-Located Workshops: DSM'11, TMC'11, AGERE'11, AOOPES'11, NEAT'11, and VMIL'11

Other

OtherACM International Conference on Systems, Programming, Languages, and Applications: Software for Humanity, SPLASH'11 and the Co-Located Workshops: DSM'11, TMC'11, AGERE'11, AOOPES'11, NEAT'11, and VMIL'11
CountryUnited States
CityPortland, OR
Period10/23/1110/24/11

Keywords

  • learning styles
  • mobile phone programming
  • software engineering

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications

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    Sprinkle, J. (2011). Teaching students to learn to learn mobile phone programming. In SPLASH'11 Workshops - Compilation Proceedings of the Co-Located Workshops: DSM'11, TMC'11, AGERE'11, AOOPES'11, NEAT'11, and VMIL'11 (pp. 261-265). (SPLASH'11 Workshops - Compilation Proceedings of the Co-Located Workshops: DSM'11, TMC'11, AGERE'11, AOOPES'11, NEAT'11, and VMIL'11). https://doi.org/10.1145/2095050.2095094