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An Assessment of C++ as an Introductory Teaching Language

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Pete Lee, Professor Chris Phillips



This report looks back on 8 years of experience of using C++ as the initial language introducing programming to undergraduate and graduate students. The aims of the report are to explain the teaching approaches taken and to address questions that anyone considering adopting a similar language (including Java) might like answers to.

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Author(s): Lee PA, Phillips C

Publication type: Report

Publication status: Published

Series Title: Department of Computing Science Technical Report Series

Year: 2002

Pages: 14

Print publication date: 01/09/2002

Source Publication Date: September 2002

Report Number: 777

Institution: Department of Computing Science, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Place Published: Newcastle upon Tyne