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=========== #Frustration of Software Developers We are researchers conducting a survey on frustration of software developers.

We previously studied other factors of software developers (e.g., Programmer, Interrupted). Your answers will help researchers gather data about frustration and investigate possible detection and alleviation mechanisms.

Frustration Experiences

1 Being the least and 5 being the severest

1 2 3 4 5
Frustration is a problem for me during programming tasks.          

When is the last time you were frustrated?

How did you overcome this frustration?

Were there any negative outcomes? Were there any good things about frustration?

##Their Methods

Do you seek assistance from classmates?

  1. Yes
  2. No

Was it helpful? Why or why not?

What are some techniques that you use to cope with the frustration during programming tasks?

How helpful do you find these techniques?

##Alternative Interventions

In the event that you become frustrated, which of the following approaches would you most likely use?

Strongly Disagree Disagree Neutral Agree Strongly Agree
Find out other people are frustrated on the same task.
Find out other people are frustrated on the same task, and see how they dealt with it.
Receive feedback from a peer on how to succeed
Receive feedback from a tool on how to succeed
Receive feedback from a instructor on how to succeed

Any other ideas that help?

Additional Questions? Comments?

##Demographic Questions


  1. Female
  2. Male

Education Completed

  1. Freshman
  2. Sophomore
  3. Junior
  4. Senior
  5. Masters Student
  6. PhD Student
  7. Other

Race (Select all that apply)

  • White
  • Hispanic or Latino
  • Black or African American
  • Native American or American Indian
  • Asian / Pacific Islander
  • Other

Employment Status

  • Employed
  • Student