• Computer Science
  • Published in OOPSLA 2002

Gauging the Quality of Examples for Teaching Design Patterns

@inproceedings{Sendall2002GaugingTQ,
  title={Gauging the Quality of Examples for Teaching Design Patterns},
  author={Shane Sendall},
  booktitle={OOPSLA 2002},
  year={2002}
}
What constitutes a good example in the context of teaching design patterns? How can instructors judge whether one example is better than another one for teaching a design pattern to students? How might an example be presented to best connect with students, equipping them with the necessary know-how? In this paper, I address these questions by offering a means to judge the quality of examples for teaching design patterns: a list of desirable characteristics. The proposed list can be used to… CONTINUE READING