Through the looking glass: Teaching CS0 with Alice

Kris Powers, Stacey Ecott, Leanne M. Hirshfield

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

70 Scopus citations

Abstract

This work analyzes the advantages and disadvantages of using the novice programming environment Alice in the CS0 classroom. We consider both general aspects as well as specifics drawn from the authors' experiences using Alice in the classroom over the course of the last academic year.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationSIGCSE 2007
Subtitle of host publication38th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education
Pages213-217
Number of pages5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2007
Externally publishedYes
EventSIGCSE 2007: 38th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education - Covington, KY, United States
Duration: Mar 7 2007Mar 10 2007

Publication series

NameSIGCSE 2007: 38th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education

Other

OtherSIGCSE 2007: 38th SIGCSE Technical Symposium on Computer Science Education
CountryUnited States
CityCovington, KY
Period3/7/073/10/07

Keywords

  • Novice programming environments

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Education

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