Low-performing computer science students face wide array of struggles

Researchers at the University of California San Diego conducted a broad student experience survey to learn which factors most impact student success in early computing courses, a field that has historically seen high failure rates and poor student retention. They found that lower-performing students reported higher stress levels on multiple factors—including cognitive, socio-economic, and personal—than higher-performing students, indicating that when students struggle, they are often facing headwinds on multiple fronts.

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