PPIG 2017 - 28th Annual Workshop

1 Jul 2017 to 3 Jul 2017
Delft

The Psychology of Programming Interest Group (PPIG) will meet 1-3 July 2017, in Delft, the Netherlands.

This year we'll be co-located with Joy of Coding meeting at The Science Centre. We hope you'll join us there.

Registration open

Register for PPIG online.

Programme

Saturday, 1 July

9:00 - 9:30 Registration
9:30 - 10:00 PPIG open
10:00 - 11:00 Keynote
11:00 - 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 - 13:00

Session 1

  • Code as Art, Art as Code: On the Use of Poetry and Paintings in Programming Education
    Felienne Hermans
  • On the Nature of Programmer Expertise
    Chris Parnin, Janet Siegmund and Norman Peitek
  • Methods in user oriented design of programming languages
    Clayton Lewis
13:00 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 15:30

Session 2

  • Using Cognitive Dimensions Questionnaire to Evaluate the Usability of Security APIs (Work in Progress)
    Chamila Wijayarathna, Nalin A. G. Arachchilage and Jill Slay
  • If What We Made Were Real
    Antranig Basman
  • Sprego, End-user Programming in Spreadsheets
    Maria Csernoch and Biró Piroska
  • Scores & Scripts — a Bestiary of Intents
    Luke Church and Joana Chicau
15:30 - 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 - 17:15

Session 3

  • Tica: An environment for exploring tangible vs. screen-based programming
    John Wilkie and Judith Good
  • Finding Patterns in Visualizations of Programs
    Catalin-Florian Perticas, Bipin Indurkhya, Razvan-Valentin Florian and Lehel Csato
  • Dynamic Translation of Spreadsheet Formulas to Problem Domain Narratives
    Bennett Kankuzi

18:00

PPIG Dinner on the main square in Delft

Address: De Waag, Markt 11, 2611 GP Delft, Netherlands

Sunday, 2 July

9:30 - 11:00

Session 4

  • Towards Webcam-based Eye Tracking in the Eclipse IDE
    Sebastian Lohmeier
  • The role of the cognitive style in improving the learning to program
    Margherita Pasini, Ugo Solitro, Margherita Brondino and Daniela Raccanello
  • Towards an IDE to Support Programming as Problem Solving
    Nicholas Nelson, Anita Sarma and André van der Hoek
  • User experiences in a visual analytics business
    Mariana Marasoiu and Alan Blackwell

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 - 13:00

Session 5

  • Investigating high-achieving students’ code-writing abilities through the SOLO taxonomy
    Ayman Qahmash, Mike Joy and Adam Boddison
  • Virtual Reality Debugging Support
    Nicolas Slack and Kate Howland
  • Naming Guidelines for Professional Programmers
    Peter Hilton and Felienne Hermans
  • Designing for the People: An Innovation Lab Experience
    Gada Kadoda

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 15:30

Session 6

  • A Systematic Literature Review of Cognitive Dimensions
    Mohammad Hadhrawi, Luke Church and Alan Blackwell
  • Digital Makers: Ownership, Personalisation and Purpose
    Chris Martin and Janet Hughes
  • Programming Education to Preschoolers: Reflections and Observations from a Field Study
    Alaaeddin Swidan and Felienne Hermans

15:30 - 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 - 17:00

PPIG Games!

17:00 - 18:00

Keynote Sam Aaron

18:00 - 18:30

PPIG Close

Monday, 3 July: Doctoral Consortium

10:00 - 16:30

  • Fabian Deitelhoff
  • Chamila Wijayarathna
  • Mohammad Hadhrawi
  • Robert Holwerda
  • Nicholas Nelson