Developing pedagogical discourse for effective simulation-based lessons in programming

Sakirulai Isiaq, Md Golam Jamil

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    Abstract

    In this study, we explored pedagogical aspects of simulation-based programming lessons using the lens of students’ and instructors’ perceptions. We followed a qualitative approach using focus groups and semi-structured interviews with the students and instructors of a British university. Findings suggest a number of pedagogical guidelines including measuring prior knowledge of learners, varying instructional approaches, and addressing student learning preferences in pedagogical designs, amongst others. A key contribution of this study has been a rich pedagogical discourse containing effective simulation-based practices transferable among disciplines that can use simulation for learning and teaching.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages245-254
    Number of pages10
    Publication statusPublished - 5 Jul 2018
    EventInternational Conference on Information Communication Technologies (ICICTE) - Chania, Crete, Greece
    Duration: 5 Jul 20187 Jul 2018
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    Conference

    ConferenceInternational Conference on Information Communication Technologies (ICICTE)
    CountryGreece
    CityCrete
    Period5/07/187/07/18
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    Isiaq, S., & Jamil, M. G. (2018). Developing pedagogical discourse for effective simulation-based lessons in programming. 245-254. Paper presented at International Conference on Information Communication Technologies (ICICTE), Crete, Greece. http://www.icicte.org/assets/6.4_-isiaq_jamil-.pdf