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Proposal of a Method to Measure Difficulty Level of Programming Code with Eye-Tracking

  • Tomoko Kashima
  • Shimpei Matsumoto
  • Shuichi Yamagishi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8511)

Abstract

In recent years, guaranteeing the educational quality is required in university education of Japan. With this situation in mind, we built study support environment with the information technology. As a result, we utilized the result for programming education and obtained the effect. There are various technical elements in the programming skill. However, many evaluations have adopted a comprehensive evaluation method. Therefore, a student’s attainment to each technical element is indefinite. Some students become difficult to perform learning activities. So, in this research, programming notes the point which is the implicit thinking skill which is strongly related in study. Accumulation experience analyzes strongly related eye movement, and we aim at the standard construction for skill.

Keywords

programming difficulty level educational support eye-tracking 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tomoko Kashima
    • 1
  • Shimpei Matsumoto
    • 2
  • Shuichi Yamagishi
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringKinki UniversityHigashi-Hiroshima CityJapan
  2. 2.Faculty of Applied Information ScienceHiroshima Institute of TechnologySaeki-kuJapan

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