An Introduction to Programming Using Alice 2.2

  • AUTHOR: Charles W. Herbert
  • ISBN-13: 9780538478663 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 304 Pages  Paperback 
  • 2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2007
  • ©2011     Published
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Overview

About The Product

AN INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING USING ALICE 2.2, SECOND EDITION, provides students with a solid introduction to concepts of programming, logic, and related mathematics through the use of Alice, a proven tool for motivating beginning programmers. This new edition has been fully updated to take advantage of the new movie making, virtual reality, and gaming capabilities of Alice 2.2. All chapters are supported with robust exercise sets and visual diagrams.

Features

  • Motivates beginning programmers through a highly visual method, allowing students to see their work come to life.
  • Includes colorful graphics, screen shots, and examples that illuminate programming concepts.
  • Presents an approachable step-by-step pedagogy with numerous accompanying screenshots, creating the ideal learning experience for new programmers.

About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • Charles W. Herbert

    Charles W. Herbert has been teaching Computer Science and Computer Information Systems at Community College of Philadelphia since 1984, where he has served as the Chair of the CIS Department, Director of Computer Science, and Director of Technical Education. He has worked extensively as a professional programmer. Using his background in curriculum development, he is currently a Principal Investigator for an NSF funded team exploring the use of virtual reality programming in community college computing courses. He is the co-author of Alice 2.0: Introductory Concepts and Techniques.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction.
2. Methods.
3. Events.
4. Algorithms.
5. Boolean Logic.
6. Text, Sound, and Graphics.
7. Movies.
8. Games.
9. Advanced Programming Techniques.
Glossary.
Index.

New to this Edition

  • Fully updated for the latest release of Alice, version 2.2.
  • Includes two new chapters on Gaming and Movies.
  • Coverage of recursion and data structures has been simplified and integrated into a single chapter.

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