Search results for author:"Vijayakumar Shanmugasundaram"
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World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2004 (2004) pp. 2926–2934
Abstract: Content delivery systems can be used as group work tools. We have been using CCAngel - a course management/ content delivery online tool for different purposes in our college. Even though most of the instructors have been using this tool...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2003 (2003) pp. 591–598
Our evaluations of student learning have indicated the more accurately we can address the student learning process with a visualization the better the student outcome. This includes issues such as more interactive systems and a wider range of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1983–1990
This research describes an approach emphasizing using visualization to teach Java I class. This research discusses the difficulties in teaching java, the way the visualizations overcome the difficulties in teaching java. This approach includes...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2346–2353
Converting course websites from a collection of static pages to Semantic Web ontologies provides several benefits for both students and faculty, ultimately resulting in a more effective course-delivery method. This paper focuses on an approach in...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 2631–2640
This paper proposes a cognitive model for learning Java programming. This model is based on constructivism theory, which involves a combination of learning knowledge from old knowledge and the development of programming skills at different levels. ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 3776–3781
This work describes an experiment to compare the effectiveness of BlueJ with Textpad in the learning process of Java programming. This research discusses the details of the experiment in a classroom over a period of three semesters. The result of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 1976–1982
This paper focuses on the programming environment developed by CMU and distributed (freely) as the Alice 3D Authoring System. An overview of the difficulty in retaining computer science students due to the high initial learning curve associated...
Development of ViewJ - a Visualization Builder for Object Oriented Programming Development Environment
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 1619–1627
Abstract: We are developing ViewJ, a tool that creates pictures/visualizations so that the student can see and study what their program is actually doing. ViewJ is an interactive tool. The user interface provides VCR-like control of the program...
Vijayakumar Shanmugasundaram; Paul Juell; Daniel Aalderks; Aldridge Wilder; Matthew Dimich; Michael Westhoff
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1291–1297
Our main goal is to find effective ways of learning object-oriented (OO) programming. Very few attempts are made to find out the important features of the visualizations that would enhance the students understanding of object-oriented programming....