Otto Seppälä

University Lecturer

Research outputs

  1. 2019
  2. Published

    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

  3. Published

    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

  4. Published

    Stuff We Wish We Knew (About Notional Machines)

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

    Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractScientific

  5. 2017
  6. Published

    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

  7. 2016
  8. Published

    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

  9. 2015
  10. Published

    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

  11. Published

    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

  12. 2014
  13. Published

    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

  14. 2013
  15. Published

    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

  16. 2012
  17. Published

    Advances in assessment of programming skills

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

    Research output: ThesisDoctoral ThesisCollection of Articles

  18. 2011
  19. Published

    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

  20. 2010
  21. Published

    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

  22. Published

    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. & 1 others, Thompson, E., 2010, In : ACM SIGCSE Bulletin. 41, 4, p. 156-173

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  23. Published

    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

  24. Published

    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

  25. 2009
  26. Published

    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

  27. 2008
  28. Published

    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

  29. 2007
  30. Published

    MatrixPro esittelyvideo

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

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

  31. 2006
  32. Published
  33. Published

    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

  34. Published

    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

  35. 2005
  36. Published

    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

  37. Published

    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

  38. Published

    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 journalArticle

  39. 2004
  40. Published

    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. & 2 others, Simon, B. & Thomas, L., 2004, In : ACM SIGCSE Bulletin. 36, 4, p. 119-150

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  41. Published

    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

  42. Published

    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

  43. Published

    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

  44. Published

    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 journalArticle

  45. 1999
  46. Published

    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

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