[plt-scheme] Do no evil

From: wooks . (wookiz at hotmail.com)
Date: Mon Mar 8 11:23:53 EST 2010

> 
> Owen Astrachan? It takes a 'professor of the teaching profession' to  
> tell the world what Knuth said in 1965? I wonder what this tells us  
> about wikipedia and CS education.
> 

It's the most detailed information on the issues raised so far.
Is the real problem wikipedia or the fact that most students don't bother reading what they plagiarise.
> In case you're wondering: Knuth, vol 3, page 111 original edition. 



He isn't going to help the people that I am teaching.

> > Pictures for teaching a bad algorithm and fancy animations that cost a  
> good amount of money to produce make things WORSE not better. Think  
> about it. No design recipe needed.
> 

Well it engaged my students and got them interested in seeing how it's implemented.
It also provides me with a vehicle for introducing do and arrays both of which they need  to learn.
Ticks enough of my boxes.  		 	   		  
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