The Reasons behind the Weakness of some Students in Programming Courses in the College of Applied Science, Ibri

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Saad Mamoun AbdelRahman 1,* Buthaina AL-Syabi 1 Etab Al Sharji 1 Salima Said Al Kaabi 1

1. College of Applied Sciences, Ibri / IT Dept., Ibri, Sultanate of Oman

* Corresponding author.


Received: 12 Sep. 2015 / Revised: 25 Oct. 2015 / Accepted: 26 Nov. 2015 / Published: 8 Jan. 2016

Index Terms

Students weakness, programming languages, Ibri college


This research aims to find the reasons which affects students in college of applied sciences in Ibri. The programming courses are very important for the Information technology students in general.
The sample consisted of 50 students from Ibri College. A questionnaire was developed for the purpose of this study. Content validity and reliability were ensured to be sufficient for the study.
The finding of study showed that the students faced some problems during their study in the programming courses like the short time for practical, some of them as their English language is not good so it also affects their skills and knowledge in programming.
Finally this study presents recommendations and advice to improve student’s skills and help them to avoid getting low marks in programming courses.

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Saad Mamoun AbdelRahman, Buthaina AL-Syabi, Etab Al Sharji, Salima Said Al Kaabi,"The Reasons behind the Weakness of some Students in Programming Courses in the College of Applied Science, Ibri", International Journal of Modern Education and Computer Science(IJMECS), Vol.8, No.1, pp.48-54, 2016.DOI: 10.5815/ijmecs.2016.01.07


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