Teaching object-oriented concepts with Eclipse

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Teaching object-oriented concepts with Eclipse
Object-oriented software development is a subject area difficult to teach, especially to beginners. They face a lot of abstraction and (from a beginners point of view) isolated topics, such as the syntax and semantics of a programming language, the functionality of a software development environment and basic object-oriented concepts. Although many professionals in education believe in the "object first" approach as the best method of introducing object-oriented concepts, there is no common agreement on how to start such courses. Current study programs often begin by teaching a programming language, instead of focusing on the basics of object-oriented concepts. In the last years a learning environment was developed bavisual programming language to abstract away from details. It assists teaching step-by-step object-oriented concepts and the syntax and semantics of a programming language in secondary schools and first year university courses. Our goal is to port this learning ...
Matthias Meyer, Lothar Wendehals
Added 20 Aug 2010
Updated 20 Aug 2010
Type Conference
Year 2004
Authors Matthias Meyer, Lothar Wendehals
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