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Author Gueraud, V. ♦ Cagnat, J. M. ♦ Peyrin, J. P.
Source ACM Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Computer programming, programs & data
Abstract We propose different ways to use the computer to help teach algorithms. Our objective however is not to develop a complete and autonomous computer assisted course, such that the student would be given a set of floppy disks and would come back a few months later only for his exams! We want rather to provid e students and teachers with software tools tha t enhance and complement teaching practices as they exist in a traditional environment: formal lectures; exercises in small groups; individual computer assignments.This paper presents elements that guided us during the elaboration of this laboratory: basic ideas, dreams and pedagogical choices. We describe the laboratory as it is today and we try to analyze its potential for students, teachers and software authors. We conclude on possible further developments.
Description Affiliation: Laboratoire de Génie Informatique, IMAG-Campus BP 53 X, 38041 Grenoble Cedex, France (Cagnat, J. M.; Gueraud, V.; Peyrin, J. P.)
Age Range 18 to 22 years ♦ above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 1978-02-01
Publisher Place New York
Journal ACM SIGCSE Bulletin (SGCS)
Volume Number 22
Issue Number 4
Page Count 6
Starting Page 37
Ending Page 42


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