PROGRAMMING EXERCISES EVALUATION SYSTEMS - An Interoperability Survey

Ricardo Queirós, José Paulo Leal

Abstract

Learning computer programming requires solving programming exercises. In computer programming courses teachers need to assess and give feedback to a large number of exercises. These tasks are time consuming and error-prone since there are many aspects relating to good programming that should be considered. In this context automatic assessment tools can play an important role helping teachers in grading tasks as well to assist students with automatic feedback. In spite of its usefulness, these tools lack integration mechanisms with other eLearning systems such as Learning Management Systems, Learning Objects Repositories or Integrated Development Environments. In this paper we provide a survey on programming evaluation systems. The survey gathers information on interoperability features of these systems, categorizing and comparing them regarding content and communication standardization. This work may prove useful to instructors and computer science educators when they have to choose an assessment system to be integrated in their e-Learning environment.

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Queirós R. and Leal J. (2012). PROGRAMMING EXERCISES EVALUATION SYSTEMS - An Interoperability Survey . In Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU, ISBN 978-989-8565-06-8, pages 83-90. DOI: 10.5220/0003924900830090


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@conference{csedu12,
author={Ricardo Queirós and José Paulo Leal},
title={PROGRAMMING EXERCISES EVALUATION SYSTEMS - An Interoperability Survey},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,},
year={2012},
pages={83-90},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003924900830090},
isbn={978-989-8565-06-8},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Computer Supported Education - Volume 1: CSEDU,
TI - PROGRAMMING EXERCISES EVALUATION SYSTEMS - An Interoperability Survey
SN - 978-989-8565-06-8
AU - Queirós R.
AU - Leal J.
PY - 2012
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EP - 90
DO - 10.5220/0003924900830090