From Larry Constantine
Reported by Williams and Kessler
Based on visit to P. J. Plaugher's software company
Pairs "delivering finished and tested code faster than ever"
"The code that came out the back of the two programmer terminals
was nearly 100% bug free"
Introductory Programming Class at Grinnell
Two sections of CS1, same semester and same instructor (me)
Same course activities: class sessions, individual programming assignments
One group resisted working in pairs for lab work
Other section naturally worked in pairs for labs
Test scores on common tests, taken individually:
Section with those working in groups: scores about 2/3 grade higher
created May 16, 2003|
last revised May 16, 2003