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Session T1A 978-1-4244-1970-8/08/$25.00 2008 IEEE October 22 25, 2008, Saratoga Springs, NY

Summary: Session T1A
978-1-4244-1970-8/08/$25.00 ©2008 IEEE October 22 ­ 25, 2008, Saratoga Springs, NY
ASEE/IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference
Work in Progress­Improving Feedback Using an
Automatic Assessment Tool
Daniel Jiménez-González, Carlos Álvarez, David López, Joan-M. Parcerisa, Javier Alonso, Christian Pérez,
Ruben Tous, Pere Barlet, Montse Fernández, Jordi Tubella.
Computer Architecture Department. Technical University of Catalonia (UPC), Spain. {djimenez, calvarez, david, jmanel,
alonso , christip, rtous, pbarlet, montsef, jordit}@ac.upc.edu
Abstract - Students of Computer Science freshman year
usually develop assembler programs to learn processor
architecture. Homework exercises are done on paper,
while those in lab sessions are solved with the aid of
programming tools. Students perceive theory and lab as
different subjects, so they don't use lab tools to test their
theory solved problems. Moreover, during lab sessions,
students often tend to ask for the teacher's guide and
advice instead of using the debugging tools because these


Source: Alonso, Javier - Departament d'Arquitectura de Computadors, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya


Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences