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Journal on Educational Resources in Computing (JERIC), Volume 4 Issue 4, December 2004

PL-detective: A system for teaching programming language concepts
Jacob Dickerson, Michele H. Jackson, Amer Diwan, William M. Waite
Article No.: 1
DOI: 10.1145/1086339.1086340
The educational literature recognizes that people go through a number of stages in their intellectual development. During the first stage, called received knowledge or dualism, people expect knowledge to be handed to them by authority...

Sentence-based natural language plagiarism detection
Daniel R. White, Mike S. Joy
Article No.: 2
DOI: 10.1145/1086339.1086341
With the increasing levels of access to higher education in the United Kingdom, larger class sizes make it unrealistic for tutors to be expected to identify instances of peer-to-peer plagiarism by eye and so automated solutions to the problem are...

Stateless programming as a motif for teaching computer science
Avi Cohen
Article No.: 3
DOI: 10.1145/1086339.1086760

With the development of XML Web Services, the Internet could become an integral part of and the basis for teaching computer science and software engineering.

The approach has been applied to a university course for students studying...