Teaching master’s degree students to read research literature : Experience in a programming languages course 2002-2017
Kaijanaho, A.-J. (2017). Teaching master’s degree students to read research literature : Experience in a programming languages course 2002-2017. In Proceedings of the 17th Koli Calling Conference on Computing Education Research (pp. 143-147). ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3141880.3141893
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The skill to read research literature critically belongs in every university graduate’s toolbox. I have attempted to teach this skill in a master’s degree level course in programming languages over 15 years using, at various times, simulated conferences, voluntary reading exercises, evidence-based practice training, and a flipped classroom with mandatory reading assignments. I discuss my experience and analyze preliminary qualitative data on the use of evidence-based practice and a flipped classroom for this purpose. I present no firm conclusions, but expect that future work (by me or others) will be able to use my experience as a baseline for better teaching of research literature reading.
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