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An integrated introductory course for computer science and engineering

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6 Author(s)
A. Parrish ; Dept. of Comput. Sci., Alabama Univ., Tuscaloosa, AL, USA ; R. Borie ; D. Cordes ; B. Dixon
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This paper reports the results of teaching an introductory course designed for both computer science and computer engineering majors. Both hardware and software development topics were integrated into a single course. Programming assignments involved the simulation of various hardware devices in software; these assignments were used both to teach programming concepts and to provide a means to reinforce the discussion of hardware concepts. The course also made extensive use of learning and active learning.

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Frontiers in Education Conference, 1999. FIE '99. 29th Annual  (Volume:1 )

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10-13 Nov. 1999