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The Application of Heuristic Teaching Method in Explaining the Asterisk Triangles Pattern in C Language

  • Xiaoqiang Wu
  • Ruican HaoEmail author
  • Hongfang Cheng
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 299)

Abstract

The C language is a programming language which has both the characteristics of the low-level and high-level. The C language program design course has been set up in every major of the College of Mechanical Engineering at the Inner Mongolia University of Nationalities. However, as a non computer major student, when studying the knowledge of loop structure, the complexity and abstraction of the knowledge point and the various multiple loop structures are difficult to learn. But as the most common and basic knowledge point, it must be mastered skillfully. In this paper, the pattern of a isosceles right triangle composed of asterisks was used as an example. By using the loop structure to output the pattern, the students were inspired and learned how to find ways to solve the similar problems. The actual teaching practice achieved good results which proved the effectiveness of the teaching case.

Keywords

Program design Triangle Graphical method Heuristic teaching 

Notes

Acknowledgment

This work was supported by Science and Technology Innovation Guide Project of the Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region KCBJ2018028, Inner Mongolia University for Nationalities of Educational teaching research topics YB2017034.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.College of Mechanician EngineeringInner Mongolia University for the NationalitiesTongliaoChina
  2. 2.Beijing PolytechnicYizhuang, BeijingChina
  3. 3.Wuhu Institute of TechnologyWuhuChina

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