[plt-scheme] Re: HTDP - evidently not for everyone.

From: Matthias Felleisen (matthias at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Fri Feb 12 19:18:47 EST 2010

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On Feb 12, 2010, at 6:46 PM, Thomas Holubar wrote:

> On 12.02.2010 18:57, Robby Findler wrote:
>>> Imagine a scenario where every single student in the class fits that
>>> profile and you begin (because there are other factors) to approach
>>> the situation in my class.
>> Well, I stretched the truth a little with my comment above (it would
>> be hard to get into a master's program without a high school degree,
>> for example, no matter how money hungry the administrators at the
>> school may be :), but it is difficult to understand why you are even
>> posting here if no one can possibly understand what you are dealing
>> with. Isn't it an immediate consequence that our lack of understanding
>> implies our inability to help?
> Well, maybe because he uses HtdP as course material - and where else to post if not here?
> Although of course there is a valid point here - the pace of HtdP is probably too fast for wooks' students. So this forum is maybe not the optimal one.
> But then again: as long as there is no "HtdP light" out there - where else to post? ;-)
> OTOH: there's also a chance for HtdP in this.
> As HtdP (or programming education, for that matter) broadens its domain, more and more students with wildly different backgrounds will be exposed to it. And one-size-fits-all is likely not the best approach...
> So: Where is "HtdP light"?
> :-)
> Regards,
> Thomas
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