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Computer aided teaching of programming languages

An Ada-specific development
  • J. E. Cooling
  • N. Duff
  • J. Cooling
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1251)

Abstract

This paper is concerned with the application of computer-based techniques for the teaching of programming languages. Here the concepts and ideas of computer-aided teaching are discussed within the context of an Adaspecific role. Issues covered include the psychology of teaching and learning, the perception of teaching material by students, and the use of animation to enhance learning. The essential features of a specially developed Ada computer-based teaching package are described within the paper.

Keywords

Computer aided teaching animation and simulation programming languages Ada 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. E. Cooling
    • 1
  • N. Duff
    • 1
  • J. Cooling
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Electronic and Electrical EngineeringLoughborough UniversityLoughborough
  2. 2.Feabhas Ltd.Hungerford

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