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@article{(International Science Index):http://waset.org/publications/17227,
  title    = {Supplementary JAVA Programming Course for e-Learning with Small-Group Instruction},
  author    = {Eiko Takaoka and  Yuji Osawa},
  country   = {Japan},
  institution={Sophia University},
  abstract  = {We have designed and implemented e-Learning materials for a JAVA programming course since 2004 and have found that “normal” students, meaning motivated and capable students, can successfully learn the course material taught in a fully online manner. However, for “weaker” students, meaning those lacking motivation, experience, and/or aptitude, the results have been unsatisfactory, and such students thus fall into the supplementary category. From 2007 to 2008, we offered a face-to-face class with small-group instruction for the weaker students, while we provided the fully online course for the normal students. Consequently, we succeeded in helping the weaker students to overcome their programming phobia and develop the ability to create basic programs.
},
    journal   = {International Journal of Social, Behavioral, Educational, Economic, Business and Industrial Engineering},  volume    = {7},
  number    = {1},
  year      = {2013},
  pages     = {279 - 291},
  ee        = {http://waset.org/publications/17227},
  url       = {http://waset.org/Publications?p=73},
  bibsource = {http://waset.org/Publications},
  issn      = {eISSN:1307-6892},
  publisher = {World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology},
  index     = {International Science Index 73, 2013},
}