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Some Thoughts on Teaching Programming and Programming John C. Reynolds
 

Summary: Some Thoughts on Teaching Programming and Programming
Languages
John C. Reynolds
Carnegie Mellon University
john.reynolds@cs.cmu.edu
Abstract
It is argued that the teaching of programming is central
to the education of skilled computer professionals, that
the teaching of programming languages is central to
the teaching of programming. that these topics must
include the specification, structuring, and verification
of software, and that they should be taught with the
same regard to rigor and precision as in traditional
mathematics.
Categories and Subject Descriptors K.3 [2]: Com-
puter Science Education, Curriculum, also D.3 [0]
Keywords programming, programming languages,
teaching, undergraduate curriculum
The question of what to teach about programming
languages raises the prior question of what to teach

  

Source: Andrews, Peter B. - Department of Mathematical Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University
Reynolds, John C. - School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences; Mathematics