A quasi-experiment was conducted in this research to investigate the feasibility of using Alice in teaching high school students programming concepts. The subjects were 166 10th-grade students from four intact classes. Alice was taught to two randomly selected classes, and the other two classes were taught C++, both for 8 weeks. The programming constructs students learned included variables, arithmetic...
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