Title: Using computer graphics to improve programming skills

Authors: Antonin Slaby, Bruno Jezek, Jan Vanek

Addresses: Faculty of Informatics and Management, Department of Informatics and Quantitative Methods, University of Hradec Kralove, Rokitanskeho 62, Hradec Kralove 500 03, Czech Republic. ' Faculty of Military Health Sciences, Department of Multidisciplinary Studies, University of Defense, Trebesska 1575, Hradec Kralove 500 01, Czech Republic. ' Faculty of Military Health Sciences, Department of Multidisciplinary Studies, University of Defense, Trebesska 1575, Hradec Kralove 500 01, Czech Republic

Abstract: The level of programming experience demanded from the graduates of ICT studies increases continuously and therefore new subjects have been added to the curricula of ICT studies during the last several years. Computer graphics is one of the most important subjects added. The paper describes how the computer graphics subjects help students to widen and deepen their programming knowledge and skills. The authors have had good experience in providing lectures in the computer graphics subjects at the Faculty of Informatics and Management, University of Hradec Kralove.

Keywords: ICT education; programming lectures; computer graphics; programming didactics; computing education; computer programming.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCEELL.2005.007709

International Journal of Continuing Engineering Education and Life-Long Learning, 2005 Vol.15 No.3/4/5/6, pp.185 - 193

Published online: 03 Sep 2005 *

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