TITLE

ALICE IN COMPUTER SCIENCE WONDERLAND

PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
USA Today Magazine;Sep2008, Vol. 137 Issue 2760, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Alice, a teaching tool designed to get middle and high school students in the U.S. interested in the field of computer science. Susan Rodger, associate professor of computer science at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, is leading an effort to teach Alice to teachers and students alike. Alice takes a new tack on teaching introductory programming concepts through inventive three-dimensional (3D) programming.
ACCESSION #
34214936

 

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