On Tuesday, 22 April 2003 at  2:50:05 +0900, Chad Fowler wrote:
> > I am teaching OO using Ruby at my work. We are treating it like an
> in-house
> > university course. All who pass will get a certificate of completion.
> >
> > The class is one hour, two days a week for 13 weeks (2nd qtr),
> > for a total of 26 hrs class time. We assign homework that I
> > create and readings from "Teach Yourself Ruby in 21 Days".
> >
> > After the Unit Test lesson (#3) all coding homework is test-case driven.
> > Makes it easy to grade functionality and is an excellent
> > communicator to the students of the requirements.
> >
> 
> Sounds like fun.  I've had an interest for a long time in teaching some
> courses on programming (to non-programmers), trying to start out with Ruby,
> extreme dynamic OO, test-first, etc.  Sort of in the
> Hello-World-considered-harmful vein.  Sounds like you're just about living
> that dream.
> 
> Maybe I should head down to Lexington and gate-crash one of these sessions
> after I get back home from India.  I'll be the guy heckling in the back. ;)
> 

Please Chad, come on down. Keeneland is still going on.
Next week, everyone will be heading toward Louisville.
Now's your chance to go with the flow. :)

I'm serious. It would be great to have a guest lecturer.

-- 
Jim Freeze
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