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Understanding Knowledge Sharing in Pair Programming Practice

Ahmad, Mazida and Omar, Mazni and Yasin, Azman and Ramli, Rohaida and Abdul Mutalib, Ariffin (2018) Understanding Knowledge Sharing in Pair Programming Practice. Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 13 (6). pp. 1310-1315. ISSN 1816-949X

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Promoting knowledge sharing among students using Pair Programming (PP) is the main focus of this study.PP that pairs a driver and a navigator is expected to improve student’s social skills to work creatively and innovatively in resolving difficulties in programming.Based on that this study employs PP in advancing the programming skills among students of higher learning institutions.Beyond PP, this study integrates the solution with Socialization, Externalization, Combination and Internalization (SECI) Model.The main objective is to investigate the relationships between each of the four stages in SECI Model and code quality.A group of students were paired and assigned a task. Several benefits of PP have been discovered based on performance statistic. Obviously, the code quality is improved as a result of knowledge sharing, transfer process and communication between the pair.In the end, it is found that externalization has no significant relationship with code quality as opposed to the others.Meanwhile, internalization is the most influential stage.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pair programming, code quality, tacit knowledge, SECI Model stage
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: School of Computing
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2018 06:12
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2018 06:12
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/24415

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