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Remedial Programming Classes?

Posted by johnreynolds on April 19, 2005 at 7:06 AM PDT

I came across a disturbing factoid this morning: "U.S. students earlier this month made their worst showing in the 29-year history of the ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest."

By pure coincidence, I had a chat last week with a friend who is an adjunct professor at a well known university. For some reason the topic drifted towards discussing the relevancy of computer science curriculums.

It has been a long time since I finished my Master