This timely new text provides an accessible, introduction to teaching computing science and computer programming. Specifically designed for non-specialists who need to develop new skills in computer science in order to meet the new curriculum requirements, it offers a step-by-step guide to the subject alongside worked examples of good practice.
Packed full of practical advice, the book examines different approaches to introducing children to computer programming and describes a wide range of tried and tested projects that have been proven to work in schools. Including case studies and a glossary of key terms it covers:
Featuring a companion website with additional activities, projects, links to software and downloadable schemes of work, this is an essential text for all teachers and trainees that are responsible for computer science.
Peer to Peer Computing: The Evolution of Disruptive Technology takes a holistic approach to the affects P2P Computing has on a number a disciplines. Some of those areas covered within this book include grid computing, web services, bio-informatics, security, finance and economics, collaboration, and legal issues. Unique in its approach, Peer to Peer Computing includes current articles from academics as well as IT practitioners and consultants from around the world. As a result, the book strikes a balance for many readers. Neither too technical or too managerial, Peer to Peer Computing appeals to the needs of both researchers and practitioners who are trying to gain a more thorough understanding of current P2P technologies and their emerging ramifications.
?This volume is a knowledge-based approach to concept-level sentiment analysis at the crossroads between affective computing, information extraction, and common-sense computing, which exploits both computer and social sciences to better interpret and process information on the Web.
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