Title to be announced

Advanced Programming Specialist Group event.

Date/Time: 
Tuesday 4th November 2008, 6.00pm

Venue:
The Davidson Building, 5 Southampton Street, London WC2 7HA. The nearest underground stations are Covent Garden and Charing Cross.

Speaker:
Brian Brighouse
Programme director B.Sc. Computing, Department of Computing, Canterbury Christ Church University.

Provisional Summary:
In this talk, Brian Brighouse will describe the difficulties of teaching introductory programming to novice undergraduate students with little or no background knowledge, at a time when Object-Oriented Programming is considered to be the norm. He will invite the views of others teaching programming, and also of practitioners who recruit IT graduates.

Admission:
Free, but to gain admission please e-mail your name to our Treasurer, Dr Roger Johnson, at - rgj@dcs.bbk.ac.uk

CPD Value:
Half unit