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ALICE as a tool for programming at schools

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We present some possible application of ALICE in the context of a possible attraction of pupils (especially girls) in early programming course. Our examples presented in the paper are fully explained on the base of [1].

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Graczyńska, E. (2010) ALICE as a tool for programming at schools. Natural Science, 2, 124-129. doi: 10.4236/ns.2010.22021.


[1] Cooper, S., Dann, W. and Pausch, R. (2009) Learning to program with ALICE, Pearson International Edition, Sec-ond Edition, Prentice Hall, London.
[2] Cooper, S., Dann, W. and Pausch, R. (2003) Teaching Objects-First in Introductory Computer Science.
[3] Kelleher, C. and Pausch, R. (2006) Lessons learned from designing a programming system to support middle school girls creating animated stories. IEEE Symposium on Visual Languages and Human-Centric Computing.
[4] Vegso, J., CRA Taulbee Trends: Female Students & Fac-ulty, files: and and are available at:

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