A minicomputer recently introduced in a senior modern physics laboratory, and operating in a conversational mode, has been an excellent way both of teaching students computing and of encouraging them to use a computer routinely. The choice of computer languages is discussed, and the advantages and possible disadvantages of a minicomputer are listed.
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Keywords:Computers,NSDL,Computer Assisted Instruction,Undergraduate (Upper Division),Physics,Graduate/Professional,Instruction,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003062926183T,Education Practices,Higher Education,College Science,High School,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,Technology,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Program Descriptions,Physics Education Research,Education,General Physics,Computing and Information,Laboratory Techniques
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