Virtual Learning Tools for Computer Science Education

Project Name: Virtual Learning Tools for Computer Science Education.
Project Started:Jan 1, 2002.
Project Ended:Dec 31, 2005.
Project Funding: Lappeenranta University of Technology
Eastern Finland Virtual University (ISVY).
Subsections: Goals
Documentation
Results
Contact Information

Goals of the project

The goal of the project is to develop virtual learning (e-learning) tools to help students to learn and practise the most difficult topics in introductory computer science. These tools can be used to support courses with contact teaching or as parts of virtual courses.

Documentation

Here are listed the publications / documents that have been written during the project.

Conference publications
  1. Grönholm, K., Johansson, P., Kälviäinen, H., Kaarna, A., Toivanen, P., Virtual Learning System for Fundamentals of Computer Science, Proceedings of 14th EAEEIE Annual Conference on Innovation in EIE, Gdansk, Poland, 2003.
  2. Kuivalainen, M. , Lensu, L., Kaarna, A., Kälviäinen, H., "Tools for Virtual Learning Environment in Computer Science Education", Proceedings of the 15th EAEEIE Annual Conference on Innovation in EIE, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2004, pp. 93-98.
  3. Rongas, T., Kaarna, A., Kälviäinen, H., "Classification of Tools for Use in Introductory Programming Courses: Technical Viewpoint", Proceedings of the 15th EAEEIE Annual Conference on Innovation in EIE, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2004, pp. 137-142.
  4. Rongas, T., Kaarna, A., Kälviäinen, H., "Classification of Computerized Learning Tools For Introductory Programming Courses: Learning Approach", Proceedings of ICALT 2004, Joensuu, Finland, 2004, pp. 678-680.
  5. Rongas, T., Lensu, L., Kaarna, A., Kälviäinen, H., "ALOHA: Visual Learning Tool for Comprehending Program Structure in Introductory Programming", Proceedings of 16th EAEEIE Annual Conference on Innovation in EIE, Lappeenranta, Finland, 2005, paper ID 41 [CD-ROM].
Research Reports
  1. Rongas, T., Kaarna, A., Kälviäinen, H., "Classification of Tools for Use In Introductory Programming Courses", Research Report 91, Lappeenranta University of Technology, 2004. (download pdf)
Presentations
  1. Rongas, et al.: Presentation held in EAEEIE 2004, Sofia, Bulgaria (PowerPoint)
  2. Rongas, et al.: Presentation held in ICALT 2004, Joensuu, Finland (PowerPoint)

Results of the Project



Contact Information

Mailing Address

Department of Information Technology
Lappeenranta University of Technology
P.O. Box 20, FI-53851, Lappeenranta, FINLAND

People

Kaj Grönholm | | | Research Assistant
Markku Kuivalainen | | | Research Assistant
Timo Rongas | E-mail | WWW | Research Assistant
Lasse Lensu | E-mail | WWW | Post-doc researcher
Arto Kaarna | E-mail | WWW | Professor
Heikki Kälviäinen | E-mail | WWW | Professor

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