Establishing evaluation criteria for assessing novices‟ ability in applying object-oriented concept using delphi approach

Norazlina Khamis, (2016) Establishing evaluation criteria for assessing novices‟ ability in applying object-oriented concept using delphi approach. International Journal of Information and Education Technology, 6 (7). pp. 543-549. ISSN 2010-3689

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Abstract

There are many approaches in assessing students’ ability in object-oriented programming, but little research has been discussed concerning the evaluation of novices’ ability in applying object-oriented fundamental concepts in their source code. The main purpose of this study is to construct and validate through expert consensus, a set of evaluation criteria for assessing novices’ ability through evaluation of the application of object-oriented concepts in program source code. These evaluation criteria are derived based on the common fundamental object-oriented concepts based on Malaysian object-oriented programming syllabuses. A three-round Delphi approach has been chosen in establishing the consensus and participated by a number of OOP experts. Based on the Delphi study, sixteen evaluation criteria have been established for assessing novices’ ability in applying fundamental object-oriented concepts. The proposed evaluation criteria were then validated by associating them with established related object-oriented design heuristics and object-oriented design principles.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Object-oriented programming, programming assessment, Delphi approach, object-oriented concepts
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Computing and Informatics
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email storage.bpmlib@ums.edu.my
Date Deposited: 10 Jul 2017 03:11
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2017 06:40
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/14117

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