An extension of statement fill-in-blank problem in Java programming learning assistant system

Nobuya Ishihara, Nobuo Funabiki, Tana, Wen Chung Kao

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Abstract

To assist Java programming studies, we have developed a Web-based Java Programming Learning Assistant System (JPLAS). As one function in JPLAS, it provides a statement fill-in-blank problem that asks students to fill in proper statements to blanked ones in a Java code, so as to cultivate simultaneous code reading and writing abilities. Previously, we blanked only the core statement in a code with one class using the Program Dependence Graph (PDG), where we do not consider the features of object-oriented programming in Java that uses multiple classes and collaborations with other systems such as database. In this paper, we extend the statement fill-in-blank problem to deal with these features. We verify the effectiveness of our proposal through the Java programming course at our department.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2015 IEEE 4th Global Conference on Consumer Electronics, GCCE 2015
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages354-358
Number of pages5
ISBN (Electronic)9781479987511
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2016 Feb 3
Event4th IEEE Global Conference on Consumer Electronics, GCCE 2015 - Osaka, Japan
Duration: 2015 Oct 272015 Oct 30

Publication series

Name2015 IEEE 4th Global Conference on Consumer Electronics, GCCE 2015

Conference

Conference4th IEEE Global Conference on Consumer Electronics, GCCE 2015
CountryJapan
CityOsaka
Period15/10/2715/10/30

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Biotechnology
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Signal Processing
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Ishihara, N., Funabiki, N., Tana, & Kao, W. C. (2016). An extension of statement fill-in-blank problem in Java programming learning assistant system. In 2015 IEEE 4th Global Conference on Consumer Electronics, GCCE 2015 (pp. 354-358). [7398543] (2015 IEEE 4th Global Conference on Consumer Electronics, GCCE 2015). Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1109/GCCE.2015.7398543