Screencasts: enhancing coursework feedback for game programming students

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    Abstract

    Feedback is an important part of learning and, as such is vital for students to develop and progress throughout their academic life. Programming can be an abstract concept that students find challenging to comprehend therefore good feedback is important to their progress and their motivation to continue programming. This paper will discuss the process of enhancing coursework feedback for Game Programming students through the use of screencasts. The hypothesis being that game programming by its nature is audio-visual thus, providing feedback using an audio-visual medium should increase the student’s perception of their feedback such that it is perceived to be clearer, easier to comprehend and personalised.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationICCGI 2017: The 12th International Multi-Conference on Computing in the Global Information Technology
    Place of PublicationNice, France
    PublisherInternational Academy, Research, and Industry Association
    Pages17-21
    Number of pages5
    ISBN (Electronic)9781612085715
    Publication statusPublished - 23 Jul 2017

    Keywords

    • computer games
    • programming
    • higher education

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