[Air-l] Informal programming learning?

Irene Berkowitz berkowitz at mail.temple.edu
Tue Jan 28 12:33:28 PST 2003


Not a reference to specifically learning programming, but the "Social
Life of Information" by John Seeley Brown and Paul Duguid is about the
phenomenon of the "practice of learning."  

>>> jhuns at vt.edu 01/27/2003 7:38:30 PM >>>
there is, as i recall, at least one such work at opensource.mit.edu, 
i'd be interested in hearing of others.
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On Monday, January 27, 2003, at 06:23 PM, David Wiley wrote:

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> Everyone,
> I'm looking for references to the informal (trans. extracurricular) 
> learning of programming. We all know (or may be) geeks of great 
> prowess who never took a CS course. These people frequently relied on

> the Internet to receive help, get feedback, etc. Anyone know of any 
> research pieces that detail (or at least reference) this phenomenon?
jeremy hunsinger
jhuns at vt.edu 
on the ibook

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