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2009
ACM
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Engagement: gaming throughout the curriculum
This paper considers how gaming has been infused into the computing curriculum of institutions in the United States. To increase motivation of students and improve retention, many...
Briana B. Morrison, Jon A. Preston
SIGCSE
2009
ACM
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The hidden injuries of overloading 'ADT'
commonly stated definition of abstract data type (ADT) is that it is a domain of values and the operations over that domain. So, for example, a language's built-in types, lik...
Duane Buck, David J. Stucki
SIGCSE
2009
ACM
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Breadth-last technical electives: integrating the CS core via computer games and mobile robotics
In this paper, we introduce the concept of breadth-last technical elective courses, which are designed to assist undergraduate CS students in integrating their entire core curricu...
William W. White, Jerry B. Weinberg
SIGCSE
2009
ACM
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Increasing engagement in automata theory with JFLAP
We describe the results from a two-year study with fourteen universities on presenting formal languages in a more visual, interactive and applied manner using JFLAP. In our result...
Susan H. Rodger, Eric Wiebe, Kyung Min Lee, Chris ...
SIGCSE
2009
ACM
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Virtualized games for teaching about distributed systems
Complex distributed systems are increasingly important in modern computer science, yet many undergraduate curricula do not give students the opportunity to develop the skill sets ...
Joel Wein, Kirill Kourtchikov, Yan Cheng, Ron Guti...

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Education is an atmosphere, a discipline, a life
"In the midst of all the commotion, remember three words. These three words lay the foundation to the Charlotte Mason way of homeschooling. These three words can guide all t...
Sonya Shafer
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