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Past, Present, Future

In a previous post I spoke about the care-and-feeding responsibilities of the first assignment and my experiences with a few different first assignments. Although I left another set of first-assignments go unblogged, a recent event has led me to contemplate … Continue reading

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Starting from the beginning

We’ve been wondering what the first Python (programming) assignment should be: what it’s characteristics are, what it tries to get across, the “mood” it engenders in students and the infrastructure in terms of both technology and pedagogy needed to support … Continue reading

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Hello world!

We are designing a new first course, changing the approach we use and the language we use, but trying to avoid re-inventing everything. Making information available to everyone might help as we try to design the course with input from … Continue reading

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