Category: Worked Examples

Technique to support early development of problem solving skills through step by step example solutions.

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Materials – N5 Structured Programming – Visual Basic

Activity Summary This is a collection of code reading exercises written in Visual Basic. There is a group of printable pupil booklets containing exercises to develop the following skills: code identification code description code explaining debugging tracing answering explaining code exam questions in SQA reference language The...

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Technique – Calculation Worked Examples

Summary of Technique This technique uses the worked examples approach. Pupils can build a solid understanding of a process for working through a complex task, such as a calculation. This technique serves as an example of how worked examples can be used for calculation tasks as well as coding tasks....

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Materials – N5 / Higher Media Calculations

Activity Summary Higher/ National 5 pupil exercises providing worked examples for a variety of Data Representation calculations including the uncompressed files sizes of images with dimensions in pixels and inches sound with multiple channels video Suggested Time Required 10 minutes to study each worked example...

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Approach – Worked Examples

Summary of Approach Computing Scientists must be able to solve problems efficiently. Often, problems are very complicated. Computing Scientists can quickly suffer from cognitive overload. Kinnunen & Simon researched the effect of programming assignments on students. Students were asked to talk about their experience of completing...