Gradually increase the grading strictness about styling to help students become more meticulous about naming and documentation.

  • Yifat Ben-David Kolikant describes one teacher who explains her method: "I don’t attempt to make my students professional swimmers right from the start… We gradually transform to a state I would call ‘‘hybrid’’…until I announce that from now on I will no longer accept undocumented work."

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"Computer science as a cultural encounter" by Yifat Ben-David Kolikant, under "Enforcing/compromising requirements"