A comparison of flipped programming classroom models - Results by gender and major

Benjamin Tyler, Aigerim Yessenbayeva

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Abstract

This Innovative Practice Work in Progress Paper presents our findings when analyzing the results from flipping introductory programming courses over the course of several years, and comparing the performance of students of different genders and majors. As part of this study, we investigate the impact of making modifications to these courses over time, including changing the nature of lab assessments and in-class contact time with the students. Our main motivations of this study were to determine (a) which modes of instruction resulted in better student performance overall, (b) which changes in the courses may have impacted males and females differently, and (c) if changes in the courses impacted students of different majors differently. In our study, we did not find any significant differences in student performance between pre-flipped and flipped modes. Furthermore, we found that performance trends were mostly consistent between females and males for any given major. However, we did find that males generally did better overall in the programming fundamentals course, though there is a moderate positive correlation between the percentage of females in that course with their performance. Neither gender did consistently better than the other in the follow-on data structures course, however.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFrontiers in Education
Subtitle of host publicationFostering Innovation Through Diversity, FIE 2018 - Conference Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9781538611739
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 4 2019
Event48th Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE 2018 - San Jose, United States
Duration: Oct 3 2018Oct 6 2018

Publication series

NameProceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE
Volume2018-October
ISSN (Print)1539-4565

Conference

Conference48th Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE 2018
CountryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period10/3/1810/6/18

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Keywords

  • Blended learning
  • Central Asia
  • Computer Science
  • Flipped classroom
  • Kazakhstan
  • Programming

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Software
  • Education
  • Computer Science Applications

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Tyler, B., & Yessenbayeva, A. (2019). A comparison of flipped programming classroom models - Results by gender and major. In Frontiers in Education: Fostering Innovation Through Diversity, FIE 2018 - Conference Proceedings [8658809] (Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE; Vol. 2018-October). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2018.8658809

A comparison of flipped programming classroom models - Results by gender and major. / Tyler, Benjamin; Yessenbayeva, Aigerim.

Frontiers in Education: Fostering Innovation Through Diversity, FIE 2018 - Conference Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2019. 8658809 (Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE; Vol. 2018-October).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Tyler, B & Yessenbayeva, A 2019, A comparison of flipped programming classroom models - Results by gender and major. in Frontiers in Education: Fostering Innovation Through Diversity, FIE 2018 - Conference Proceedings., 8658809, Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE, vol. 2018-October, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 48th Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE 2018, San Jose, United States, 10/3/18. https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2018.8658809
Tyler B, Yessenbayeva A. A comparison of flipped programming classroom models - Results by gender and major. In Frontiers in Education: Fostering Innovation Through Diversity, FIE 2018 - Conference Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. 2019. 8658809. (Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE). https://doi.org/10.1109/FIE.2018.8658809
Tyler, Benjamin ; Yessenbayeva, Aigerim. / A comparison of flipped programming classroom models - Results by gender and major. Frontiers in Education: Fostering Innovation Through Diversity, FIE 2018 - Conference Proceedings. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2019. (Proceedings - Frontiers in Education Conference, FIE).
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