Journal of Information Systems Education (JISE)

Volume 16

Volume 16 Number 2, Pages 133-136

Summer 2005


Teaching Tip
Hands-On Testing in Visual Basic Courses


Qi Yang
Joe Clifton

University of Wisconsin - Platteville
Platteville, WI 53818, USA

Abstract: There are some problems with traditional written tests in Visual Basic courses. Well-designed hands-on tests can be used to effectively assess and challenge the students' programming skills. We have found that students welcome the challenge and respond positively to this method of testing.

Keywords: VB.Net, RAD, Traditional tests, Hands-on tests

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Recommended Citation: Yang, Q. & Clifton, J. (2005). Teaching Tip: Hands-On Testing in Visual Basic Courses. Journal of Information Systems Education, 16(2), pp. 133-136.