[plt-scheme] Computers considered harmful

From: Raoul Duke (raould at gmail.com)
Date: Wed May 6 16:34:51 EDT 2009

> That said, I've heard of people teaching the first course using "hand-marked
> pseudocode", and that perhaps goes too far, with no feedback at all prior to
> assessment. This is a problem with mathematics as well. I find marking
> O-notation "proofs" painful, because the students go wildly wrong, and they
> don't even realize it.

i think that is an issue for learning how to do proofs in general, and
i suspect most teachers have forgotten how hard it can be to learn
such things. :-}


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