[Lazarus] Teaching Pascal at College

J├╝rgen Hestermann juergen.hestermann at gmx.de
Tue Oct 18 17:16:54 CEST 2016


Am 2016-10-18 um 16:47 schrieb Michael Schnell via Lazarus:
 > If you start with complex stuff that does not yield immediate success (i.e. a working program that does something that might be useful) The students will loose interest and run away, unless they are nerds like ourselves.

Yes, therefore start with simple procedural (console)
programs that let them have immediate success with
all the elementary things that a program consists of
(variables/types, loops, commands, etc.).
If that is understood you can switch to GUI applications.

If you do it the other way round you only delay the date
of frustration but you do not avoid it.




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