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Otto Seppälä

  • Aalto SCI Computer Science Konemiehentie 2

19992019

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Research Output

2019

Mental models and pedagogical goals (Breakout group 3)

Seppälä, O., Duran, R., Becker, B., Brown, N., Denny, P., Goldstone, R., Kaijanaho, A-J., Nelson, G., Schulte, C. & Wolfman, S., 2019, p. 18-19.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractScientific

Notional Machines for Scratch and Python

Seppälä, O., Duran, R., Becker, B., Denny, P., Barik, T., Ball, T., Velázquez-Iturbide, Á. & Sorva, J., 2019, p. 18-19.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractScientific

Open Access

Stuff We Wish We Knew (About Notional Machines)

Seppälä, O. & Sorva, J., 2019, p. 16. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractScientific

Open Access
2017

Designing the First Finnish MOOCs

Seppälä, O., Sorva, J. & Vihavainen, A., 2017, New Ways to Teach and Learn in China and Finland: Crossing Boundaries with Technology. Niemi, H. & Jia, J. (eds.). Peter Lang, p. 279-300 21 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterScientificpeer-review

2016

What communication tools students use in software projects and how do different tools suit different parts of project work?

Seppälä, O., Auvinen, T., Karavirta, V., Vihavainen, A. & Ihantola, P., 14 May 2016, Proceedings of the 38th International Conference on Software Engineering Companion. IEEE, p. 432-435

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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4 Citations (Scopus)
57 Downloads (Pure)
2015

Automatic Recognition of Misconceptions in Visual Algorithm Simulation Exercises

Korhonen, A., Seppälä, O. & Sorva, J., 2015, Frontiers in Education Conference, El Paso, Texas, USA, October 21-24, 2015. IEEE, p. 1-5

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Do we know how difficult the rainfall problem is?

Seppälä, O., Ihantola, P., Isohanni, E., Sorva, J. & Vihavainen, A., 2015, 15th Koli Calling Conference on Computing Education Research, Koli, Finland, November 19-22, 2015. Päivi Kinnunen, J. S. (ed.). ACM Digital Library: ACM, p. 87-96

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Open Access
24 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Research-based design of the first weeks of CS1

Sorva, J. & Seppälä, O., 2014, Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research; Koli, Finland, November 2014. ACM Digital Library: ACM

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Open Access
13 Citations (Scopus)
2013

Misconceptions in Visual Algorithm Simulation Revisited: On UI's Effect on Student Performance, Attitudes and Misconceptions

Karavirta, V., Korhonen, A. & Seppälä, O., 2013, Learning and Teaching in Computing and Engineering (LaTiCE), Macau, 21-24 March 2013. Los Alamitos, CA; Washington; Tokyo, p. 62-69

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Advances in assessment of programming skills

Seppälä, O., 2012, Aalto University. 221 p.

Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisCollection of Articles

2011

Automated Visual Feedback from Programming Assignments

Ihantola, P., Karavirta, V. & Seppälä, O., 2011, Sixth Program Visualization Workshop, Darmstadt, Germany. p. 87-95

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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62 Downloads (Pure)
2010

Mutation analysis vs. code coverage in automated assessment of students' testing skills

Aaltonen, K., Ihantola, P. & Seppälä, O., 2010, SPLASH'10 ETS, October 17 - 21, Reno, USA. New York, NY, USA: ACM, p. 153-160

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Open Access
26 Citations (Scopus)

Naturally occurring data as research instrument: analyzing examination responses to study the novice programmer

Lister, R., Clear, T., Bouvier, D. J., Carter, P., Eckerdal, A., Jacková, J., Lopez, M., McCartney, R., Robbins, P., Seppälä, O. & Thompson, E., 2010, In : ACM SIGCSE Bulletin. 41, 4, p. 156-173

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
56 Citations (Scopus)

Review of recent systems for automatic assessment of programming assignments

Ihantola, P., Ahoniemi, T., Karavirta, V. & Seppälä, O., 2010, Koli Calling '10. ACM digital Library: ACM, p. 86--93

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Open Access
257 Citations (Scopus)

TRAKLA2

Korhonen, A., Helminen, J., Karavirta, V. & Seppälä, O., 2010, 9th Koli Calling International Conference on Computing Education Research, Koli, Finland, October 29 November 1, 2009. Pears, A. & Schulte, C. (eds.). Uppsala University: University of Joensuu, p. 43-46

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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216 Downloads (Pure)
2009

Automatic Generation of Algorithm Visualizations for Lectures

Karavirta, V., Rößling, G. & Seppälä, O., 2009, Espoo, Finland: TKK, (TKK Technical Reports in Computer Science and Engineering, B; no. TKK-CSE-B7).

Research output: Working paperProfessional

Open Access
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166 Downloads (Pure)
2008

Work in Progress: Automatic Generation of Algorithm Animations for Lecture Slides

Seppälä, O. & Karavirta, V., 2008, Fifth Program Visualization Workshop, July 3-4, 2008, Madrid, Spain. Rößling, G. & Ángel Velázquez-Iturbide, J. (eds.). Madrid, Spain, p. 79-84

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Open Access
2007

MatrixPro esittelyvideo

Karavirta, V., Korhonen, A. & Seppälä, O., 2007

Research output: Artistic and non-textual formDigital or Visual ProductsScientific

2006

Modelling Student Behavior in Algorithm Simulation Exercises with Code Mutation

Seppälä, O., 2006, Koli Calling / 6th Baltic Sea Conference on Computing Education Research, November 9 - 12 2006, Koli/Lieksa. Anders Berglund, M. W. (ed.). ACM Digital Library: ACM, p. 109-114

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Observations on student misconceptions—A case study of the Build Heap Algorithm

Seppälä, O., Malmi, L. & Korhonen, A., 1 Sep 2006, In : Computer Science Education. 16, 3, p. 241-255

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Ohjelmoinnin perusopetuksen verkostohanke

Ihantola, P., Karavirta, V., Korhonen, A. & Seppälä, O., 2006, p. s., (Ohjelmoinnin perusopetuksen kehittämisseminaari, 13.10.2006 Turku).

Research output: Working paperProfessional

2005

MatrixPro - Luentotyökalu tietorakenteiden ja algoritmien opetukseen

Seppälä, O., Karavirta, V. & Korhonen, A., 2005, Reflektori 2005 tekniikan opetuksen symposium, 20. - 21.10.2005, Espoo. Yanar, A. (ed.). Espoo: Opetuksen ja opiskelun tuki, Teknillinen korkeakoulu, p. 49

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Observations on student errors in algorithm simulation exercises

Seppälä, O., Korhonen, A. & Malmi, L., 2005, Koli Calling, 17-20.11.2005, Koli, Suomi. TURKU CENTRE FOR COMPUTER SCIENCE, p. 81-86

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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25 Downloads (Pure)

Take note: the effectiveness of novice programmers annotations on examinations

McCartney, R., Moström, J. E., Sanders, K. & Seppälä, O., 2005, In : Informatics in Education. 4, 1, p. 69-86

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
2004

A Multi-National Study of Reading and Tracing Skills in Novice Programmers

Lister, R., Adams, E. S., Fitzgerald, S., Fone, W., Hamer, J., Lindholm, M., McCartney, R., Moström, J. E., Sanders, K., Seppälä, O., Simon, B. & Thomas, L., 2004, In : ACM SIGCSE Bulletin. 36, 4, p. 119-150

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
168 Citations (Scopus)

Kamada-Kawai -algoritmin muunnelma dynaamisten verkkojen tiiviiseen asetteluun

Seppälä, O., 2004, Tietojenkäsittelytieteen päivät 2004, Joensuu, 24.-26.5.2004. Fränti, P. & Marjomaa, E. (eds.). Joensuu: Joensuun yliopisto, Tietojenkäsittelytieteen laitos, p. 39-43

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Program state visualization tool for teaching CS1

Seppälä, O., 2004, Program Visualization Workshop, 1-2 July 2004, Warwick, UK. Warwick: The University of Warwick, p. 62-67

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Questions, annotations and institutions: observations from a study of novice programmers

McCartney, R., Moström, J. E., Sanders, K. & Seppälä, O., 2004, Kolin Kolistelut-Koli Calling 2004, Fourth Finnish/Baltic Sea Conference on Computer Science Education, Koli, Finland, October 1-3, 2004. Korhonen, A. & Malmi, L. (eds.). Espoo: Helsinki University of Technology, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Laboratory of Information Processing Science, p. 11-19

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review

Open Access
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19 Downloads (Pure)

Visual Algorithm Simulation Exercise System with Automatic Assessment: TRAKLA2

Malmi, L., Karavirta, V., Korhonen, A., Nikander, J., Seppälä, O. & Silvasti, P., 2004, In : Informatics in Education. 3, 2, p. 267-289

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
1999

Towards A High Quality Finnish Talking Head

Olivés, J-L., Sams, M., Kulju, J., Seppälä, O., Karjalainen, M., Altosaar, T., Lemmetty, S., Töyrä, K. & Vainio, M., 1999, The 1999 IEEE International Workshop on Multimedia Signal Processing, Denmark, 1999. p. 433-437

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionScientificpeer-review