Improvement of Abstract Reasoning in Teaching Computer Science at Higher Education Level

  • Teréz A. VárkonyiEmail author
  • Tibor Gregorics
  • András Nagy
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 101)


Nowadays, abstract reasoning is a key competence in computer science. It strongly affects mathematical and programming ability and it needs to be improved. The improvement, at higher education level, is usually connected to some knowledge transfer where present tendencies and needs are introduced. In programming, worldwide trends are object orientation and component-based programming. In this paper, the authors introduce new features of a template class library which has already been applied successfully to teach object-oriented programming. The library requires abstract understanding of problems and helps teachers to show relevant programming techniques to the students.


Abstract reasoning Object orientation Component-based Library Programming Teaching computer science 



The project has been supported by the European Union, co-financed by the European Social Fund (EFOP-3.6.3-VEKOP-16-2017-00001).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Teréz A. Várkonyi
    • 1
    Email author
  • Tibor Gregorics
    • 1
  • András Nagy
    • 1
  1. 1.Faculty of InformaticsEötvös Loránd UniversityBudapestHungary

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