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Ubiquitous Computing Gadget To Teach Coding 107

Posted by Soulskill
from the i-know-kung-fu dept.
An anonymous reader writes "A distance learning university in the UK has revamped its IT curriculum to attract more students — the biggest change is that budding coders will get a chunk of hardware which plugs into a computer via USB and can be programmed using a language called Sense — based on MIT's Scratch 'drag and drop' programming language. The university hopes this gadget-based approach will encourage fewer students to give up on their studies."
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Adding features does not necessarily increase functionality -- it just makes the manuals thicker.

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