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Introducing OO Design and Programming with Special Emphasis on Concrete Examples

  • Erzsébet Angster
  • Joseph Bergin
  • László Böszörményi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1743)

Abstract

Our report consists of six parts. In the first section we give the workshop announcement, in which there are seven predefined questions. We will try to answer these questions throughout the report. The workshop discussion was dominated by the following: Top-down or bottom-up? How much structured programming should we teach (if any) before the first OO course? In sections 2, 3, and 4, the three workshop leaders present their teaching concepts. In section 5 all the presenters make their contribution based on the predefined questions. Everybody gives a pointer to the URL of his/her presented paper. Finally, in section 6 we try to summarize the workshop results. Three of the presenters (Böszörményi, Bergin and Abreu) presented the extreme points-of-view on which the debate mostly concentrated.

Keywords

Design Pattern Class Diagram Structure Programming Class Library Pedagogical Pattern 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Erzsébet Angster
    • 1
  • Joseph Bergin
    • 2
  • László Böszörményi
    • 3
  1. 1.Dennis Gábor CollegeBudapestHungary
  2. 2.Pace UniversityUSA
  3. 3.Universität KlagenfurtKlagenfurtAustria

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