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Computer Science and Java and Unix

Author: 
Sutcliffe, Geoff
Issue Date: 
Saturday, April 28, 2007
Description: 
This opening session provides a brief definition of CS, examples of the various levels of progamming languages using Hello World as an example and specifically how Java fits in. There is also an explanation of using Unix and a lab where students use Unix to enter and execute their first Java program.
Keywords: 
byte_code, compiler, Java_on_Unix, using_Unix, Scanner_class
Other Disciplines: 
Computer_Science_Defiinition, Programming_Language_levels
Education Levels: 
Middle School
High School
Intended Audience: 
Educator
Learner
Type: 
Reference Material : Article
Publisher: 
ACM JETT Workshop, Univ of Miami, Florida
URL: 
http://www.cs.miami.edu/~geoff/CSMS/JETT
CSTA Classification: 

CT.L2-13

Understand the notion of hierarchy and abstraction in computing, including high level languages, translation, instruction set, and logic circuits.

CD.L3A-05

Explain the multiple levels of hardware and software that support program execution (e.g., compilers, interpreters, operating systems, networks).

CPP.L3B-06

Anticipate future careers and the technologies that will exist.

CI.L3B-02

Analyze the beneficial and harmful effects of computing innovations.

CC.PS-04

Classroom Strategies

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