A proposal for teaching programming through the Five-Step Method

Yasuo Uchida, Seigo Matsuno, Takao Ito, Makoto Sakamoto
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Yasuo Uchida
Available Online 1 December 2015.
CS Unplugged, CS Plugged, Programming, Five-Step Method.
We have proposed a new method of advancing from CS Unplugged through the new process of CS Plugged to full-fledged computer programming languages, as a means of deepening understanding in computer programming education. We also have proposed a new Five-Step Method consisting of the following steps: Step 1, A CS Unplugged activity; Step 2, A CS Plugged activity; Step 3, A trace table, Step 4, Preparing pseudocode; and Step 5, Writing Java source code.

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