Concrete teaching: Hooks and props as instructional technology


Journal Article

© 1998 ACM. Hooks and props; are mental or physical images used in thle classroom which help students as they learn new topics. Concrete and constructive teaching are essential in introductory programming courses. In this paper we discuss active teaching and some ideas using physical props and images that in our experience h:ave enhanced the teaching and learning process.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Astrachan, O

Published Date

  • August 1, 1998

Published In

  • Proceedings of the Conference on Integrating Technology Into Computer Science Education, Iticse

Volume / Issue

  • Part F129252 /

Start / End Page

  • 21 - 24

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1145/282991.283003

Citation Source

  • Scopus