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Interdisciplinary Problems, Principles, and Python Programming
Discovering Computer Science: Interdisciplinary Problems, Principles, and Python Programming introduces computational problem solving as a vehicle of discovery in a wide variety of disciplines. With a principles-oriented introduction to computational thinking, the text provides a broader and deeper...
Published June 17th 2015 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
An Introduction to Computer Science and Python Programming
An Active Learning Approach to Teaching the Main Ideas in Computing Explorations in Computing: An Introduction to Computer Science and Python Programming teaches computer science students how to use programming skills to explore fundamental concepts and computational approaches to solving problems....
Published September 24th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Creative Programming in Python
Teach Your Students How to Use Computing to Explore Powerful and Creative Ideas In the twenty-first century, computers have become indispensable in music making, distribution, performance, and consumption. Making Music with Computers: Creative Programming in Python introduces important concepts...
Published May 19th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Through examples and analogies, Computational Thinking for the Modern Problem Solver introduces computational thinking as part of an introductory computing course and shows how computer science concepts are applicable to other fields. It keeps the material accessible and relevant to noncomputer...
Published March 27th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
A student-friendly text, A Concise Introduction to Data Structures Using Java takes a developmental approach, starting with simpler concepts first and then building toward greater complexity. Important topics, such as linked lists, are introduced gradually and revisited with increasing depth. More...
Published November 18th 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
A Functional Start to Computing with Python enables students to quickly learn computing without having to use loops, variables, and object abstractions at the start. Requiring no prior programming experience, the book draws on Python’s flexible data types and operations as well as its capacity for...
Published July 26th 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
With its flexibility for programming both small and large projects, Scala is an ideal language for teaching beginning programming. Yet there are no textbooks on Scala currently available for the CS1/CS2 levels. Introduction to the Art of Programming Using Scala presents many concepts from CS1 and...
Published November 5th 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Describing both the practical details of interest to students and the high-level concepts and abstractions highlighted by faculty, The Tao of Computing, Second Edition presents a comprehensive introduction to computers and computer technology. This edition updates its popular predecessor with new...
Published July 6th 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
Principles and Technologies
A timely contribution to the literature of human-computer interaction, this text explains how to build interactive software applying principles from the fields of human-computer interaction, psychology, and software engineering. The book's primary emphasis is on how to build interactive...
Published June 15th 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC
This comprehensive textbook uses games to explain and illustrate the fundamental concepts of computer science and Java programming. Gaming provides a motivational tool for teaching computer concepts in the text. Through an entertaining and accessible approach, the book presents the core concepts...
Published June 15th 2012 by CRC Press
Discovering Computer Science: Interdisciplinary Problems, Principles, and Python Programming
To Be Published July 14th 2015
Information Systems: What Every Business Student Needs to Know
To Be Published September 4th 2015
To Be Published October 2nd 2015
To Be Published June 1st 2016