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Teaching syntax in an introductory programming course
All introductory programming students must learn the syntax of the language they are to use. The problems that students have learning syntax are described, and a teaching methodology is suggested. Two types of exercises are explained which will help the students learn syntax, and the reactions of the students who have used them are outlined.
Computer scienceProgramming languages (Electronic computers)Teaching methodology
Katrin Becker (1983) Teaching Syntax in an Introductory Programming Course (1983-117-6) CIPS Conference '83: Converging Technologies, Ottawa, ON, May 16-20, 1983, p183-195 CIPS
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