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Title

Essay: Why is this course difficult?

Course

Automata

Abstract

Essay Question: Why is Theory of Computation a difficult course?

The intention for this essay, or any similar essay is to make students reflect on their own education and to help them build an educational philosophy.

This type of essay can be given in any junion/senior level Computer Science class.

The idea is to come up with a question relevant to the structure of the class that forces students to contextualize the purpose of the class, and figure out the significance of what they are learning.

This specific essay was given to a "Theory of Computation" course.

Author

Arup Guha

Assignment Duration

Two Weeks

Communication Skill

Writing

Technical Skill

Critical Thought, Reflection

Workplace Scenario

Assessment of why tasks are complicated

Team Size

N/A

Collection

Citation

Arup Guha, “Essay: Why is this course difficult?,” Incorporating Communication Outcomes into the Computer Science Curriculum, accessed November 19, 2017, http://cs-comm.lib.muohio.edu/items/show/114.

License

Creative Commons License

File: HardContent.doc

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