Share Paper: Implementation of a Web-based Programming Environment and Automated Grading System

  1. Xue Bai, Virginia State University, United States
  2. Ade Ola, Virginia State University, United States
  3. Soma Akkaladevi, Virginia State University, United States
Wednesday, June 29 10:00-10:30 AM Pavilion Ballroom C

Abstract: ABSTRACT: One of the best methods of learning in computer programming courses depends on practical exercises. However, preparing, collecting and grading programming assignments manually takes time. Particularly, manual grading of programming assignments is a tedious and error-prone task. As a result, the number of assigned programming lab work is often fewer than is ideal. These problems can reduce the effectiveness of a course. This paper describes a hierarchical auto-grading structure for the automatic evaluation of programming assignments, which allows instructors to distribute homework online and to offer fast feedback. The developed automatic grading system has been used in actual courses ...