Animation Programming to Java

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Division:

Engineering & Technology

Department:

Computer Programming

Suggested Age:

14-18

Prerequisites:

Microsoft Office for Teens and/or Web Programming for Teens OR instructor approval

Animation Programming to Java

Course Description:

Purpose

We will use Alice 3 to learn the basics of object-oriented computer programming & Java. Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create an animation for telling a story, playing an interactive game, or a video to share on the web. Alice is a teaching tool for introductory computing. It uses 3D graphics and a drag-and-drop interface to facilitate a more engaging, less frustrating first programming experience. Alice 3 is FREE to download to use in class & at home.

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