Journal Articles

  1. Learning Outcomes Assessment Matrix (LOAM): a Software-Supported Process for Identifying and Scaffolding Complex Learning Outcomes
    Joanna Szurmak, Andrew Petersen
    Ubiquitous Learning volume 3 issue 2, April 2010: 111-118
  2. The WaveScalar architecture
    Steven Swanson, Andrew Schwerin, Martha Mercaldi, Andrew Petersen, Andrew Putnam, Ken Michelson, Mark Oskin, Susan J. Eggers
    ACM Transactions on Computer Systems (TOCS), 2007

Papers in Conference Proceedings

  1. Code Complexity in Introductory Programming Courses
    Petri Ihantola, Andrew Petersen
    Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2019. To appear.
  2. An Exploration of Grit in a CS1 Context
    Nikki Sigurdson, Andrew Petersen
    Proceedings of the 18th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research, 2018. To appear.
  3. PCEX: Interactive Program Construction Examples for Learning Programming
    Roya Hosseini, Kamil Akhusyinoglu, Andrew Petersen, Christian D. Schunn, Peter Brusilovsky
    Proceedings of the 18th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research, 2018. To appear.
  4. A Multi-institution Exploration of Peer Instruction in Practice
    Cynthia Taylor, David Bunde, Jaime Spacco, Leo Porter, Andrew Petersen, Soohyun Nam Liao
    Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, 2018
  5. Improving Complex Task Performance Using a Sequence of Simple Practice Tasks
    Paul Denny, Andrew Luxton-Reilly, Michelle Craig, Andrew Petersen
    Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, 2018
    Finalist (Top 3) for Best Paper
  6. Empirical Support for a Causal Relationship Between Gamification and Learning Outcomes
    Paul Denny, Fiona McDonald, Ruth Empson, Philip Kelly, Andrew Petersen
    Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2018.
    Honourable Mention (Top 5%)
  7. Informing Students about Academic Integrity in Programming
    Simon, Judy Sheard, Michael Morgan, Andrew Petersen, Amber Settle, Jane Sinclair
    Proceedings of the Twentieth Australasian Computing Education Conference, 2018.
  8. Familiar Contexts and the Difficulty of Programming Problems
    Michelle Craig, Jacqueline Smith, Andrew Petersen
    Proceedings of the 17th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research, 2017
  9. Student Perspectives on Mathematics in Computer Science
    Nikki Sigurdson, Andrew Petersen
    Proceedings of the 17th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research, 2017
  10. Developing Assessments to Determine Mastery of Programming Fundamentals
    Andrew Luxton-Reilly, Brett Becker, Yingjun Cao, Roger McDermott, Claudio Mirolo, Andreas Mühling, Andrew Petersen, Kate Sanders, Simon, Jacqueline Whalley
    Proceedings of the 2017 ITiCSE Conference on Working Group Reports, 2017
  11. Examining a Student-Generated Question Activity Using Random Topic Assignment
    Paul Denny, Ewan Tempero, Dawn Garbett, Andrew Petersen
    Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, 2017
  12. Evaluating Neural Networks as a Method for Identifying Students in Need of Assistance
    Karo Castro-Wunsch, Alireza Ahadi, Andrew Petersen
    Proceedings of the 2017 ACM SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, 2017
    SIGCSE Exemplary Paper (Top 25%)
  13. The Compound Nature of Novice Programming Assessments
    Andrew Luxton-Reilly, Andrew Petersen
    Proceedings of the Nineteenth Australasian Computing Education Conference, 2017
    2017 ACE Best Paper
  14. Revisiting why students drop CS1
    Andrew Petersen, Michelle Craig, Jennifer Campbell, Anya Tafliovich
    Proceedings of the 16th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research, 2016
  15. Replication in computing education research: researcher attitudes and experiences
    Alireza Ahadi, Arto Hellas, Petri Ihantola, Ari Korhonen, Andrew Petersen
    Proceedings of the 16th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research, 2016
  16. Control-Flow-Only Abstract Syntax Trees for Analyzing Students' Programming Progress
    David Hovemeyer, Arto Hellas, Andrew Petersen, Jaime Spacco
    Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on International Computing Education Research, 2016
  17. Negotiating the Maze of Academic Integrity in Computing Education
    Simon, Judy Sheard, Michael Morgan, Andrew Petersen, Amber Settle, Jane Sinclair, Gerry Cross, Charles Riedesel
    Proceedings of the 2016 ITiCSE Working Group Reports, 2016
  18. Evaluating Student Teams: Do Educators Know What Students Think?
    Anya Tafliovich, Andrew Petersen, Jennifer Campbell
    Proceedings of the 47th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, 2016
  19. Student difficulties with pointer concepts in C
    Michelle Craig, Andrew Petersen
    Proceedings of the Australasian Computer Science Week Multiconference, 2016
  20. An exploration of error quotient in multiple contexts
    Andrew Petersen, Jaime Spacco, Arto Vihavainen
    Proceedings of the 15th Koli Calling Conference on Computing Education Research, 2015
  21. Educational Data Mining and Learning Analytics in Programming: Literature Review and Case Studies
    Petri Ihantola, Arto Vihavainen, Alireza Ahadi, Matthew Butler, Jürgen Börstler, Stephen H. Edwards, Essi Isohanni, Ari Korhonen, Andrew Petersen, Kelly Rivers, Miguel Ángel Rubio, Judy Sheard, Bronius Skupas, Jaime Spacco, Claudia Szabo, Daniel Toll
    Proceedings of the 2015 ITiCSE on Working Group Reports, 2015
  22. On the Evaluation of Student Team Software Development Projects
    Anya Tafliovich, Andrew Petersen, Jennifer Campbell
    Proceedings of the 46th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, 2015
  23. Identifying challenging CS1 concepts in a large problem dataset
    Yuliya Cherenkova, Daniel Zingaro, Andrew Petersen
    Proceedings of the 45th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, 2014
  24. A student perspective on prior experience in CS1
    Anya Tafliovich, Jennifer Campbell, Andrew Petersen
    Proceedings of the 44th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, 2013
  25. Facilitating code-writing in PI classes
    Daniel Zingaro, Yuliya Cherenkova, Olessia Karpova, Andrew Petersen
    Proceedings of the 44th ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, 2013
  26. Stepping up to integrative questions on CS1 exams
    Daniel Zingaro, Andrew Petersen, Michelle Craig
    Proceedings of the 43rd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, 2012
  27. Following a thread: knitting patterns and program tracing
    Michelle Craig, Sarah Petersen, Andrew Petersen
    Proceedings of the 43rd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, 2012
  28. Implementing Social Learning Strategies: Team Testing
    Rebecca Bates, Andrew Petersen
    American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE) Annual Conference Proceedings, June 2011
    2011 ASEE National Best Zone Paper
  29. Reviewing CS1 exam question content
    Andrew Petersen, Michelle Craig, Daniel Zingaro
    Proceedings of the 42nd ACM Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education, 2011
  30. Instruction scheduling for a tiled dataflow architecture
    Martha Mercaldi, Steven Swanson, Andrew Petersen, Andrew Putnam, Andrew Schwerin, Mark Oskin, Susan J. Eggers
    Proceedings of the 12th International Conference on Architectural Support for Programming Languages and Operating Systems, 2006
  31. Reducing control overhead in dataflow architectures
    Andrew Petersen, Andrew Putnam, Martha Mercaldi, Andrew Schwerin, Susan Eggers, Steve Swanson, Mark Oskin
    Proceedings of the 15th International Conference on Parallel Architectures and Compilation Techniques, 2006
  32. Modeling instruction placement on a spatial architecture
    Martha Mercaldi, Steven Swanson, Andrew Petersen, Andrew Putnam, Andrew Schwerin, Mark Oskin, Susan J. Eggers
    Proceedings of the Eighteenth Annual ACM Symposium on Parallelism in Algorithms and Architectures, 2006
  33. Area-Performance Trade-offs in Tiled Dataflow Architectures
    Steven Swanson, Andrew Putnam, Martha Mercaldi, Ken Michelson, Andrew Petersen, Andrew Schwerin, Mark Oskin, Susan J. Eggers
    Proceedings of the 33rd Annual International Symposium on Computer Architecture, 2006

Teaching Tips and Posters (Extended Abstracts)

  1. Code Reviews in Large, First Year Courses
    Andrew Petersen, Daniel Zingaro
    Proceedings of the 2018 Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, 2018
  2. Employing Multiple-Answer Multiple Choice Questions
    Andrew Petersen, Michelle Craig, Paul Denny
    Proceedings of the 2016 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, 2016
  3. Modern goto: novice programmer usage of non-standard control flow
    Stewart D. Smith, Nicholas Zemljic, Andrew Petersen
    Proceedings of the 15th Koli Calling Conference on Computing Education Research, 2015
  4. RAPT: Relational Algebra Parsing Tools
    Olessia Karpova, Noel D'Souza, Diane Horton, Andrew Petersen
    Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, 2015
  5. PCRS-C: Helping Students Learn C
    Daniel Marchena Parreira, Andrew Petersen, Michelle Craig
    Proceedings of the 2015 ACM Conference on Innovation and Technology in Computer Science Education, 2015