T. Ray Nanney

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We describe our rationale for developing a new introductory computer science course at Furman University and summarize our experience with it. The pilot offerings were made possible in part by an grant from the National Science Foundation that provided important facilities for the laboratory components of the course. While the course does not abandon the(More)
There is a wide divergence of opinion as to the appropriate content for an introductory computer science course. Approaches to teaching the subject range from “computer appreciation” presentations to rigorous courses for computer science majors. This paper presents the thesis that computer science has reached a level of maturity which allows it(More)
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