Resolved: Objects Early Has Failed

Astrachan, Owen and Bruce, Kim and Koffman, Elliot and Kölling, Michael and Reges, Stuart (2005) Resolved: Objects Early Has Failed. In: SIGCSE'05 Proceedings. (doi: (Full text available)

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The participants will use a debate format with a provocative thesis to explore the pedagogical approach known as "objects early" or "objects first." By arguing in the affirmative, Elliot Koffman and Stuart Reges will point out concerns that have been raised about the approach. By arguing in the negative, Kim Bruce and Michael Kölling will describe schools that are succeeding with the approach and ways to address significant concerns. Owen Astrachan as moderator will ensure that the debate remains civil and will provide some humorous and possibly even insightful commentary on the evidence presented by both sides.

Item Type: Conference or workshop item (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled keywords: CS1, object-orientation, objects first
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Computing Education Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Nov 2008 18:03 UTC
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2012 11:11 UTC
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