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Author Cogliati, Joshua J. ♦ Goosey, Frances W. ♦ Grinder, Michael T. ♦ Pascoe, Bradley A. ♦ Ross, Rockford J. ♦ Williams, Cheston J.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2005
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Subject Keyword Computer science education ♦ Active learning ♦ Finite state automata ♦ Hypertextbook ♦ Learning applets ♦ Regular expressions ♦ Regular grammars ♦ Regular languages ♦ Theory of computing
Abstract Progress on a hypertextbook on the theory of computing is presented. The hypertextbook is a novel teaching and learning resource built around web technologies that incorporates text, sound, pictures, illustrations, slide shows, video clips, and---most importantly---active learning models of the key concepts of the theory of computing into an integrated resource. Active learning models currently exist for finite state automata, regular expressions, regular grammars, the pumping lemma for regular languages, context- free grammars, LL(1) parsing, and program execution. The seamless interweaving of these components into a browser-ready whole will help realize the goal of integrating visualization aids into theory courses.
ISSN 15314278
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2005-06-01
Publisher Place New York
e-ISSN 15314278
Journal Journal on Educational Resources in Computing (JERIC)
Volume Number 5
Issue Number 2

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Source: ACM Digital Library