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A context-aware analysis scheme for Bloom’s taxonomy

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dc.contributor.author Kelly, Tara
dc.contributor.author Buckley, Jim
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-10T16:16:29Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-10T16:16:29Z
dc.date.issued 2006
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/1790
dc.description non-peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract A large body of empirical work in the software comprehension area has focused on the cognitive processes that programmers undertake. However, as yet, little work exists on developing and assessing an encompassing framework within which one can compare the results from these software comprehension studies with one another. Several authors have proposed that Bloom’s taxonomy could provide such a framework and a lexical-analysis schema has been trialled to classify the data from empirical studies into this taxonomy. The schema is simple to apply but may result in ambiguity and reductionism. This paper proposes an alternative context-aware analysis schema. While such a schema undoubtedly consumes more effort, its value is illustrated by means of a pilot study, where its application is compared to that of the lexical-analysis schema. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries 14th IEEE International Conference on Program Comprehension;06/2006
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ICPC.2006.5
dc.rights “© 2006 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works. en_US
dc.subject Bloom's taxonomy en_US
dc.subject software en_US
dc.subject empirical work en_US
dc.subject programmers en_US
dc.title A context-aware analysis scheme for Bloom’s taxonomy en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI


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