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Title

Bug Report and Advice letter

Course

CS1

Abstract

This assignment can be given in any introductory programming course. It is given in addition to the usual program. While the student is developing their solution, they must fill out a spreadsheet of bugs encountered. They must categorize their bugs (compile error, run time error, logic error) and then describe how they fixed the issue.

Finally, after completing the programming assignment, students must write a letter to a future student, given them high level advice about how to approach the given project.

Author

Arup Guha

Genre

Giving Advice

Assignment Duration

One Week

Communication Skill

Writing

Technical Skill

Basic Programming Skills

Workplace Scenario

Giving advice to a new employee for how to approach coding.

Team Size

N/A

Collection

Citation

Arup Guha, “Bug Report and Advice letter,” Incorporating Communication Outcomes into the Computer Science Curriculum, accessed November 19, 2017, http://cs-comm.lib.muohio.edu/items/show/111.

License

Creative Commons License

File: Program4GradCrit.doc

File: Program4-Comm.doc

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