I am trying to design a data science course for year 10 students that will
be taught to, and in some cases *by* beginners. We'll be using Python both
for its data science credentials and its user friendliness, but the error
messages are a big barrier to success. Students hit one incomprehensible
error message and run screaming in the opposite direction.
I recall some research on error messages and their user friendliness, but I
still can't find any interpreters with beginner friendly error messages,
which surprises me.
Am I missing something? Is there a treasure trove somewhere? If not, is
there at least some solid research on which we could base the design of a
beginner friendly Python interpreter?
Any and all clues gratefully received.
Exploring Life, Parenting and Social Justice:
Computational Science Education: http://computeitsimple.wordpress.com/
Dr Linda McIver
Teacher & Freelance Writer
Buy Fair Trade - Change the world one coffee at a time
You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "PPIG
To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email
To post to this group, send an email to email@example.com.
For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.