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dc.contributor.authorScatalon, Lilian Passos
dc.contributor.authorPrates, Jorge Marques
dc.contributor.authorDe Souza, Draylson Micael
dc.contributor.authorBarbosa, Ellen Francine
dc.contributor.authorGarcia, Rogerio Eduardo [UNESP]
dc.identifier.citationProceedings - 30th IEEE Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training, CSEE and T 2017, v. 2017-January, p. 170-179.
dc.description.abstractSoftware testing can be very helpful to students if adopted in programming assignments throughout the Computer Science curriculum. Many testing practices involve students writing their own test cases. This approach implies that students are responsible for the test design task while performing the test activity. On the other hand, some testing practices follow the opposite approach of providing ready-made test cases, so students only need to execute and evaluate test results for their solution code. In this paper, we investigated the effect of test design in student programming performance. We conducted an experiment comparing two different testing approaches during programming assignments: student-written and instructor-provided test cases. We also assessed students' perceptions of this subject by means of a survey. Results suggest that when students are responsible for test design, i.e. when they write their own test cases, they perform better in programming assignments.en
dc.description.sponsorshipCoordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES)
dc.description.sponsorshipConselho Nacional de Desenvolvimento Científico e Tecnológico (CNPq)
dc.relation.ispartofProceedings - 30th IEEE Conference on Software Engineering Education and Training, CSEE and T 2017
dc.subjectInstructor-provided Tests
dc.subjectProgramming Assignments
dc.subjectSoftware Testing
dc.subjectStudent-written Tests
dc.subjectTest Design
dc.titleTowards the Role of Test Design in Programming Assignmentsen
dc.typeTrabalho apresentado em evento
dc.contributor.institutionUniversidade de São Paulo (USP)
dc.contributor.institutionUniversidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)
dc.contributor.institutionUniversidade Estadual de Mato Grosso do Sul (UEMS)
dc.description.affiliationUniversity of São Paulo (ICMC-USP)
dc.description.affiliationSão Paulo State University (FCT-UNESP)
dc.description.affiliationMato Grosso Do sul State University (UEMS)
dc.description.affiliationUnespSão Paulo State University (FCT-UNESP)
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