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An Assessment of C++ as an Introductory Teaching Language

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



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): Phillips C, Lee PA

Publication type: Report

Publication status: Published

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Year: 2002

Source Publication Date: 01-09-2002

Report Number: CS-TR-777

Institution: School of Computing Science

Place Published: University of Newcastle upon Tyne