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Digital Object Identifier (DOI) : 10.14569/IJACSA.2013.040306
Article Published in International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), Volume 4 Issue 3, 2013.
Abstract: High level programming languages use system defined data types and the user defined data types in computations. We have developed a project-based CS/IS-1 course to substitute the traditional lecture based classroom to help students design and use at least two user defined data types in their computations to solve real world problems. Abstract data types and basic programming constructs are introduced efficiently to the students in an active learning environment using games. To assess and evaluate the changes made we distributed the course module among our students and other instructors. This paper describes our experience in developing the project based active learning environment.
Dr. Suvineetha Herath, Dr. Ajantha Herath, Mr. Mohammed A.R. Siddiqui and Mr. Khuzaima AH. El-Jallad, “A Project Based CS/IS-1 Course with an Active Learning Environment” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), 4(3), 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2013.040306