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Re^2: Worst blog post ever on teaching programming

by spiritway (Vicar)
on Apr 13, 2006 at 04:42 UTC ( #542997=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Worst blog post ever on teaching programming
in thread Problematic post on teaching programming

I think the subject used to be called "Rhetoric", and it was once taught in college (sometimes even earlier). I agree that some effort should be made to teach people how to reason in a disciplined manner. Without that, much education is merely stuffing people full of facts that they may retain for a lifetime, but which they can't make much use of.


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