Computing Education Group: TOPS
Teaching Over-Performing Students
The TOPS project was designed to incorporate sharing of current practice, peer observations across universities, collaborative problem setting and intra-university programming competitions as a means of extending the most able students in programming classes.
The TOPS project - teaching our over-performing students. Janet Carter, Nick Efford, Stephan Jamieson, Tony Jenkins, and Su White. In Proceedings of the 8th Annual HE Academy - ICS conference, Southampton, August 2007. HEA ICS. (more details)
Tops - Collaboration and Competition to Stretch our Most Able Programming Novices. Su White, Janet Carter, Stephan Jamieson, Nick Efford, and Tony Jenkins. In Proceedings of 37th Frontiers in education Conference, Milwaukee, WI, October 2007. ASEE/IEEE. (more details)