The BlueJ System and its Pedagogy

@article{Klling2003TheBS,
  title={The BlueJ System and its Pedagogy},
  author={Michael K{\"o}lling and Bruce Quig and Andrew Patterson and John Rosenberg},
  journal={Computer Science Education},
  year={2003},
  volume={13},
  pages={249 - 268}
}
Many teachers experience serious problems when teaching object-orientation to beginners or professionals. Many of these problems could be overcome or reduced through the use of more appropriate tools. In this paper, we introduce BlueJ, an integrated development environment designed for teaching object-orientation, and discuss how the use of this tool can change the approach to teaching. 
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