# Field Reports

Field Reports are meant to give instructors an opportunity to report actual experiences with speciﬁc AVs in speciﬁc course settings.

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Author | AVs used | Teaser | Posted | Last updated | Views | |
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jGRASP and CS2 | huss |
I heavily used jGRASP and Duane Bailey’s freely available book Java... |
2011-08-07 18:17 | 2011-08-08 10:35 | 3,905 | |

MST and Dijkstra animations at a German Hochschule | mcclung |
The students were asked to view three animations, Kruskal and Prim for MST and Dijkstra for shortest-path, before... |
2011-05-19 06:55 | 2011-05-20 13:39 | 1,884 | |

Lecture and Study Aides for Data Structures Class | shaffer |
A series of AVs were used throughout the course of the semester course. Mostly they were intended as supports for lecture, and many were only... |
2011-05-06 22:05 | 2011-05-16 17:05 | 1,927 | |

Using graph visualization with code. | chelwig |
This visualization is one of ﬁve that was used as a mini-tutorial in a Data Structures III class. Last... |
2009-09-23 08:53 | 2011-05-05 13:02 | 2,326 | |

Use of animations in a CS 2 course | clancy |
Activities involving the two cited visualizations were part of our lab-centric data structures and programming methodology course,... |
2009-08-21 13:00 | 2011-05-05 12:57 | 2,039 | |

Tutorial for priority queues and binary heap | ville |
A tutorial on priority queues and binary heap was used on two different courses, one at Helsinki University of Technology and one at the... |
2009-08-21 08:13 | 2010-06-27 11:24 | 3,081 | |

Teaching the universal Turing machine | pilucrescenzi |
The goal of these lectures (6 hours in 2006 and 3 hours in 2007) was to teach the students how to fully construct a universal Turing machine... |
2009-08-21 03:38 | 2010-11-22 13:59 | 2,340 | |

CS1 activity on 1D arrays and FOR loops | furcyd |
Students are actively engaged while practicing 1D array traversals using FOR loops. This activity takes place during... |
2009-08-16 11:55 | 2011-05-05 12:45 | 1,851 | |

Data structures lab on singly-linked lists | furcyd |
This one-hour lab activity takes place after students have attended lectures on linked lists and how to build them using C++ pointers. Students... |
2009-08-14 22:56 | 2011-05-05 12:42 | 1,752 | |

Tutorials for graph algorithms using two differnt AV viewers | naps | A collection of visualization-based tutorials on graph algorithms (... | 2009-08-10 21:26 | 2009-08-10 21:26 | 1,875 | |

Data structures assignment on graphs in which students construct AV of deadlock detection algorithm | naps | The AV engagement taxonomy speciﬁes four active levels of learner engagement with AV... | 2009-08-10 16:07 | 2009-08-10 16:07 | 3,440 | |

Learning Turing Machines interactively | rodger |
This lesson describes Turing machines formally and then uses JFLAP to interact with them. The lesson starts by... |
2009-08-09 18:30 | 2010-06-27 11:20 | 2,211 | |

Interacting with L-Systems | rodger |
L-systems are a different type of grammar than the formal language grammars in an automata theory course, so they are good for students to see... |
2009-08-09 18:16 | 2010-06-27 11:18 | 1,789 | |

Interactively learning SLR Parsing and how it fits in with automata theory | rodger |
This lesson shows how deterministic ﬁnite automata (DFA), pushdown automata (PDA) and... |
2009-08-09 18:01 | 2010-06-27 11:18 | 3,492 | |

Interactively experimenting with finite state machines | rodger |
In this lesson, we ﬁrst introduce the formal deﬁnition of a deterministic ﬁnite automaton (DFA)... |
2009-08-09 17:40 | 2010-06-27 11:18 | 1,715 | |

Programming nondeterministic pushdown automata | rodger |
In this lecture, students ﬁrst learn about pushdown automata. Then the instructor uses JFLAP... |
2009-08-09 17:10 | 2010-06-27 11:18 | 2,650 | |

Interactive Hashing Tutorial | shaffer |
This tutorial was used as part of a quasi-experiment to compare the pedagogical effectiveness of the tutorial as compared to standard textbook/... |
2009-05-27 23:13 | 2010-06-27 11:17 | 3,188 |