Otago Polytechnic

Research from Krissi Wood

Departments: College of Engineering, Construction and Living Sciences

IMG 20140503 203527247

Krissi is a BIT graduate from 2005, who has returned to the Polytechnic after a number of years in Industry. She is a lecturer in the School of Information Technology, where she teaches Programming, PC Maintenance and Web programming in first year and Databases in second year. Her main area of research is in Computing Education; and the focus for 2012 was pair programming and version control software.

Conference Contribution - Published Paper

Haden, P., Gasson J., Parsons, D., & Wood, K. (2017) Student Affect in CS1: Insights from an Easy Data Collection Tool. In Proceedings of 17th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research, Koli, Finland, pp 40-49. doi>10.1145/3141880.3141881.

Haden, P., Gasson, J., Wood, K. & Parsons, D. (2016) Can You Learn To Teach Programming in Two Days? In Proc. 18th Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2016), February 2-5 2016, Canberra, Australia.

Parsons, D., Wood, K. & Haden, P. (2015) What are we doing when we assess programming? In Proc. 17th Australasian Computing Education Conference (ACE 2015) Sydney, Australia. CRPIT, 160. D'Souza, D, and Falkner, K., eds, ACS. 119-127 (Awarded Best Paper, 2015)

Wood, K., Parsons, D., Gasson, J., & Haden, P. (2013) It’s Never Too Early: Pair Programming In CS1. Fifteenth Australasian Computing Education Conference, Adelaide, Australia, 29 January - 1 February 2013.

Conference Contribution - Other

Gasson, J., Haden, P., Parsons, D., and Wood, K. (2016) Exploring the Role of Affect when Learning to Program Critical Research Review workshop, International Computing Education Research Conference, Melbourne, VIC, Australia September 8-12, 2016

Wood, K., Parsons, D., Gasson, J., Haden, P. (2016) Flying or Flailing: A Study of Affect when Learning to Program Lightning Talk, International Computing Education Research Workshop, International Computing Education Research Conference, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, September 8-12, 2016 Peer reviewed abstract.

Parsons, D., Wood, K. & Gasson, J. (2012) Classroom Uses of Version Control Tools Lightning Talk, International Computing Education Research Workshop, International Computing Education Research Conference, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland,10 – 11 September 2012. Peer reviewed abstract.

Parson, D., Wood, K., Gasson, J. (2012) It’s Never Too Early: Pair Programming in CS1, Lightening Talk, International Computing Education Research Workshop, International Computing Education Research Conference, Auckland University of Technology, Auckland,10 – 11 September 2012. Peer reviewed abstract.

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