Effect of Collaborative Programming on Students Achievement Learning Object-Oriented Programming Course

Employers need qualified human resources with high competitiveness and employability skills to compete in the age of technological disruption especially collaborative work. IT Students could fill the profile. Nevertheless, teachers still face challenges in teaching object-oriented programming (OOP) to students who struggle with complexity that involves a level of abstraction necessary to understand the concepts. The objective of this paper is to discern and study the overall effects non-real-time collaborative programming using Media Wiki in OOP courses. According to the quasi-experimental method conducted among 56 students majoring in Informatics, and utilizing Media Wiki, a collaborative programming learning model has been applied. The study was divided into an experimental class of 30 students and a control class of 26 students. The survey results show that students get better programming achievement. There is a decrease in the level of OOP abstraction by students. Students’ collaborative experience increases and indirectly improves their collaboration skills. After the experiment, students were asked to complete an online questionnaire mainly occurred to assess the effectiveness of the teaching and learning method using of Media Wiki for collaborative programming. As results, the students report that they are able to assimilate complex concepts and code more easily in collaborative learning using Media Wiki.