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  1. Explorations in Computing

    An Introduction to Computer Science and Python Programming

    By John S. Conery

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    An Active Learning Approach to Teaching the Main Ideas in Computing Explorations in Computing: An Introduction to Computer Science and Python Programming teaches computer science students how to use programming skills to explore fundamental concepts and computational approaches to solving problems....

    Published September 24th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  2. Making Music with Computers

    Creative Programming in Python

    By Bill Manaris, Andrew R. Brown

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    Teach Your Students How to Use Computing to Explore Powerful and Creative Ideas In the twenty-first century, computers have become indispensable in music making, distribution, performance, and consumption. Making Music with Computers: Creative Programming in Python introduces important concepts...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  3. Computational Thinking for the Modern Problem Solver

    By David D. Riley, Kenny A. Hunt

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    Through examples and analogies, Computational Thinking for the Modern Problem Solver introduces computational thinking as part of an introductory computing course and shows how computer science concepts are applicable to other fields. It keeps the material accessible and relevant to noncomputer...

    Published March 27th 2014 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  4. A Concise Introduction to Data Structures using Java

    By Mark J. Johnson

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    A student-friendly text, A Concise Introduction to Data Structures Using Java takes a developmental approach, starting with simpler concepts first and then building toward greater complexity. Important topics, such as linked lists, are introduced gradually and revisited with increasing depth. More...

    Published November 18th 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  5. A Functional Start to Computing with Python

    By Ted Herman

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    A Functional Start to Computing with Python enables students to quickly learn computing without having to use loops, variables, and object abstractions at the start. Requiring no prior programming experience, the book draws on Python’s flexible data types and operations as well as its capacity for...

    Published July 26th 2013 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  6. Introduction to the Art of Programming Using Scala

    By Mark C. Lewis

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    With its flexibility for programming both small and large projects, Scala is an ideal language for teaching beginning programming. Yet there are no textbooks on Scala currently available for the CS1/CS2 levels. Introduction to the Art of Programming Using Scala presents many concepts from CS1 and...

    Published November 5th 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  7. The Tao of Computing, Second Edition

    By Henry M. Walker

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    Describing both the practical details of interest to students and the high-level concepts and abstractions highlighted by faculty, The Tao of Computing, Second Edition presents a comprehensive introduction to computers and computer technology. This edition updates its popular predecessor with new...

    Published July 6th 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  8. Web 2.0 and Beyond

    Principles and Technologies

    By Paul Anderson

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    Web 2.0 and Beyond: Principles and Technologies draws on the author’s iceberg model of Web 2.0, which places the social Web at the tip of the iceberg underpinned by a framework of technologies and ideas. The author incorporates research from a range of areas, including business, economics,...

    Published May 15th 2012 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  9. A Concise Introduction to Programming in Python

    By Mark J. Johnson

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    Suitable for newcomers to computer science, A Concise Introduction to Programming in Python provides a succinct, yet complete, first course in computer science using the Python programming language. The book features: Short, modular chapters with brief and precise explanations, intended for one...

    Published December 21st 2011 by Chapman and Hall/CRC

  10. Computers and Society

    Computing for Good

    By Lisa C. Kaczmarczyk

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Textbooks in Computing

    Since computer scientists make decisions every day that have societal context and influence, an understanding of society and computing together should be integrated into computer science education. Showing students what they can do with their computing degree, Computers and Society: Computing for...

    Published December 14th 2011 by CRC Press